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 - Spring 2024

By Matthew Sawdon

Valuable information about Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG), farm grants and support and the farmland sale market in 2024.

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Outlook - Winter 2023

By Matthew Sawdon

Important updates regarding Agricultural Property Relief, Red Book reports for IHT valuations, telecoms masts and planning successes in 2023.

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Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) applications open in September

By Matthew Sawdon

DEFRA has announced that SFI applications will open on the 18th of September 2023.  Below we have highlighted some of the key points and considerations.

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Outlook - Autumn 2023

By Matthew Sawdon

Expansion of Permitted Development Rights, developments on the Sustainable Farming Incentive and news of grants for cattle farmers

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Valuable changes to Permitted Development Rights ("PDR's") are being considered

By Charlotte Bromley

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Unleashing Rural Opportunity – A Government charm offensive?

By Matthew Sawdon

Defra has released its vision for unleashing rural opportunity covering planning, connectivity, employment and transport.

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