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Here are our direct contact details. We’d love to hear from you.

We are alway happy to have a friendly and completely confidential chat with you to discuss how we might be able to help you.

Chartered Surveyors

Office: 01233 506201

Vicky Hutton-Squire (née Phillips)

Director

Sam Snart

Managing Director

Jon Rimmer

Group Chairman

Development Consultants

Office: 01233 506201

Planning Consultants

Office: 01233 506201

Elizabeth Welch

Associate Director and Chartered Town Planner

Steve Davies

Associate Director and Chartered Town Planner

News and views

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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Significant changes to Permitted Development Rights announced

By Charlotte Bromley

From 21 May 2024 a number of changes will be made to the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order (GDPO). The changes relate to existing permitted development rights which allow for agricultural development and the change of use of agricultural buildings. From 21 May 2024 a number of changes will be made to the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order (GDPO). The changes relate to existing permitted development rights which allow for agricultural...

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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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The End of the Four-Year Rule

By Steve Davies

The rules around how long ago a development needs to have taken place to become lawful are about to change. Often, works are mistakenly carried out without the benefit of planning permission. The rules around how long a development needs to have taken place to become lawful are about to change. Often, works are mistakenly carried out without the benefit of planning permission.

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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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