The 2018 application window tor countryside stewardship is now open. As in previous years the Countryside Stewardship scheme is open for business providing a range of financial incentives for land managers to look after the environment through activities such as: Conserving and restoring wildlife habitats Flood risk management Woodland creation and management Encouraging Educational Access […]
Getting your ducks in a row – Before you apply for planning permission An agricultural building might be worth £50,000, but with planning permission to convert it to a four-bedroom house it could be worth anywhere from £200,000 to £800,000 depending on its location. The same figures are likely to apply to a strip of […]
Aerial Surveying Aerial Surveying is a technique by which data is captured from the air in order to provide the surveyor with the data that they require for them to produce a survey for their client. The data can be collected in a range of different ways including aerial photography, LiDAR, remote sensing using a […]
In the wake of Brexit, it was unclear how British access to EU funding might continue, even during the time before article 50 was triggered and while we wait to leave. Many of the executive agencies that deliver this funding to the businesses that require it to help create jobs and improve productivity simply stopped […]
How To Convert A Barn Into A House Converting a barn in a house can be a lengthy process to undertake and you must follow certain guidelines to ensure that you comply with planning regulations. For example: Northamptonshire is split into a number of local authorities who are responsible for determining planning applications within their […]
The RPA have now published the 2017 Cross Compliance rules on their website. Please click on the link below to view the RPA document and if you need advice or would like assistance in meeting these requirements do please get in touch.
Despite the reductions in the Feed in tariff it is still cost effective to install solar arrays in the right situation. We have just overseen the completion of a 50kW ground mounted array that cost around £45,000 to install and will deliver income and savings of over £4,500 per year. This represents a 10% […]
After twelve years at a land agency firm James Fulton decided there was space in the market for an innovative, forward-thinking practice. James formed Amet Property Ltd and we started trading on the 1st November 2016. As far as possible Amet property will steer clear of hourly rates with work completed on a risk basis or […]