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Our expert guidance can help you avoid the planning and commercial pitfalls often encountered in rural development schemes.

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We provide practical expertise and support to help landlords, tenants, owner-occupiers and corporate owners manage their rural assets.

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Utilities and infrastructure

Discover our services for utility and infrastructure projects

We assist landowners and utility companies with everything from negotiating land sales and purchase to the resolution of access issues.

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Meet our proactive team of rural property experts

Led by Richard Edge and Alex Orttewell, we are independent property professionals with a diverse yet complementary range of expertise and experience. Read more…

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Changes to Permitted Development Rights

On the 6th April 2018 Housing Minster Dominic Raab announced changes to the General Permitted Development Order of the Town and Country Planning Act 2015. These new permitted development rights relate to conversions of agricultural buildings to residential dwellings and new agricultural buildings.

Assetoptimal and AO Consultancy are now AssetSphere

We are pleased to announce the merger of Assetoptimal Limited and AO Consultancy Limited. Having worked together on many projects, we have now formed a new business, AssetSphere.

New Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards affect landlords

The new legislation for Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) comes into effect from the April 1 2018. Landlords will therefore need to ensure that changes are made prior to the regulations coming into force.

To learn more about our rural property consultancy services, call Richard Edge or Alex Orttewell on 01935 852170 or email info@assetsphere.co.uk