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

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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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New Rules to Prevent Agricultural Diffuse Pollution

The Reduction and Prevention of Agricultural Diffuse Pollution (England) Regulations 2018 came into effect on 2nd April 2018. The Regulations impose new rules to those in control of agricultural land to prevent manure, fertiliser and soil from agricultural activity getting into inland freshwaters, coastal waters, springs, wells and boreholes.

AssetSphere at the Royal Bath and West Show

Alex Orttewell, Julie Chandler and Kitty Campbell of AssetSphere attended the CLA breakfast on the first day of the Royal Bath & West Show, with Defra minister George Eustice as the main speaker.

Changes to Permitted Development Rights

On the 6 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.

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