Hobbs Parker Property Consultants

We are an experienced team of Chartered Surveyors, Planning Consultants, Land Agents, Valuers and Development Consultants

We know how valuable your land and property are to you. Whatever the challenges you might face or the opportunities that arise, we have a team of RICS professionals here to help you make the most of it.

Services directory

Whatever the subject we've got good people with the right experience to help and advise you

Chartered Surveyors and Land Agents

A full range of rural professional services for land owners and occupiers

  • Probate Valuations
  • RICS Professional Property Valuations
  • Compulsory Purchase Compensation and Advice
  • Diversification and Environmental Schemes and Grants
  • Farming Agreements and Tenancies
  • Renewable Energy Projects
  • Farm Finance and Bank Borrowing
  • Farm and Estate Planning and Management

Development Consultants

The world of development is complicated. We provide advice to our clients on all aspects of the process.

  • Development Land Sales
  • Promotion Agreements for land with Development Potential
  • Option Agreements and Conditional Contracts
  • Development Land Valuation
  • Dispute Negotiation and Resolution

Sales of Farms and Land

What do we sell?

  • Large Farms and Estates – typically over 300 acres
  • Medium-sized farms – from 100 to 300 acres
  • Amenity farms and smallholdings – up to 100 acres
  • Bare agricultural land – all acreages
  • Recreational and amenity paddocks – typically from 2 to 20 acres

Planning Consultants

We’ll help you with all aspects of planning to maximize the value and potential of your properties.

  • Residential Planning Applications
  • Commercial, Retail, Leisure and Education Planning Applications
  • Change of Use
  • Advertisement Consent
  • Listed Building, Scheduled Monument and Conservation Area Consents
  • Planning Statements to support Applications
  • Lawful Development Certificates
  • Planning Appraisals, Feasibility Studies and Pre Planning Advice
  • S106 Agreement and CIL Advice
  • Variation of Conditions and S106 Agreements
  • Development Plan Representations
  • Planning Appeals
  • Planning Expert Witness
  • Assistance with Enforcement Action

Who we are

We are a team of experts with many years of experience in land-based business. Many of us come from farming or planning backgrounds and all of us are committed to helping you make the most of your assets.

News and views

A selection of our most recent blog posts

Outlook - Summer 2024

By Matthew Sawdon

Top tips for selling land from Matthew Sawdon. Charlotte Bromley reviews changes to Permitted Development Rights and advice from Jon Rimmer and Sam Snart on battery storage developments.

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Flurry of farms kickstart the Spring market

By Matthew Sawdon

Following a record year in 2023 for our Farms and Land Agency team, we are delighted to be launching several farms in Kent and East Sussex this Spring. 

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Are your grazing arrangements due a spring clean?

By Matthew Sawdon

As we head into Spring, attention for many landowners will turn to managing their pasture for another year, whether this is buying stock, mowing, or contracting out to a local grazier or contractor. In this blog post we set out the importance of ensuring you have a well drafted licence agreement in place. As we head into Spring, attention for many landowners will turn to managing their pasture for another year, whether this is buying stock, mowing, or contracting out to a local grazier or contractor. In this...

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Considering selling your farm or land? Read our top tips first

By Matthew Sawdon

Now Spring has officially arrived, the rain has (hopefully!) slowed down, and demand for farms and land remains strong in the South East, we share our tips for selling.

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Government Announcement on Agricultural Property Relief (APR)

By Karen Ross

Welcome news on APR with the inclusion of farmland in environmental schemes

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Delinked Payment Transfer Window Opens

By Thomas Hamplett

The transfer window for delinked BPS payments is now open until the 10th May 2024.

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