Our Penrith Office Celebrates a Year of Diverse Property Sales
Despite high inflation, a challenging economic climate and interest rate rises, our Penrith office, located in the heart of the town, is concluding a successful year with a wide range of property transactions. From 1-bedroom flats to multimillion-pound houses and expansive farms across Penrith and
More detailed information to be required for all properties for sale or to let
The National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team (NTSELAT) has published the long-awaited Parts B and C of Material Information rules that will require more details to be provided on all properties offered for sale or to let. The new rules are coming into force immediately, and pre
A woodland haven, nestled in the heart of the Lake District National Park, now on the market!
A rare opportunity has arisen to own a stunningly beautiful 3.01 acre block of amenity woodland in the heart of the Lake District National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site Conveniently located just a 15 minute walk away from Ambleside and accessed by a private track, Thistly Wood offers a charm
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Unique opportunity to own a piece of Cumbrian heritage in the Palaeolithic dating Kirkhead Stone Age Caves and Woodland
We are delighted to offer the unmissable opportunity to purchase a wonderful 9.06 acre block of ancient semi-natural, deciduous woodland known as Kirkhead Wood, and the unique Kirkhead Caves, a scheduled monument with a rich history dating back to the Palaeolithic Age. Kirkhead Caves and Woodland
You can now apply for the Slurry Infrastructure Grant!
Round Two of the Slurry Infrastructure Grant is now Open! This grant is available to improve your slurry storage, which will ultimately help you improve the use of organic nutrients on your farm, aiding productivity and reducing pollution. Some key details below: Replace, build additional or exp
Forty Farms Installed on the Farm
An open invitation to visit the inaugural outdoor installation of Amy Bateman’s stunning Forty Farms exhibition in association with H&H at Low Sizergh Barn, near Kendal Saturday 18th November will see the opening of the Lake District’s newest unmissable attraction, the inaugural outdoor installati
Is Selling at Auction the Best Route to Maximising Prices in the Current Market?
During the past year we have managed a growing number of land and property sales with prices realised of upwards of over 40% over the asking price. The key to this success has been selling at auction, a route to maximising values that we believe should attract more vendors to the sound of the aucti
Are you looking to offset your business carbon footprint?
Most businesses have a carbon footprint, either through emissions produced by manufacturing, employee travel, or burning fossil fuels to heat office buildings, and many are now working towards carbon net zero. To cut their carbon footprint to zero can be challenging, so many are now using Carbon Of
Director Returns to Promote Development Opportunities
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Helen Russell as our new Director of Land Development. A highly qualified Chartered Surveyor and a former Director of the company, Helen returns to H&H Land & Estates bringing five year’s invaluable experience specialising in land development, most r
Protecting Your Land Rights: A Lesson from Recent Utility Company Dispute
In an age where landownership comes with a multitude of considerations and responsibilities, it is crucial for landowners and occupiers to be well-versed in their rights when utility companies come knocking on their door. A recent court case has underscored the significance of understanding these r
APC Success: Well done Louise!
H&H Land & Estates’ Surveyor, Louise Stones, passes her APC to become a fully qualified Chartered Surveyor We are delighted to report that, Louise Stones (Rural Surveyor in our Durham and Northallerton offices), has successfully completed her APC (Assessment of Professional Competence) qualificati
H&H Rural Roadshows: Navigating The Fields Of Change
Join us for an Evening of Insights, Pie, and Peas! Are you a farmer or landowner? Does the thought of navigating the ever-changing agricultural landscape make you scratch your head? Welcome to the H&H Rural Roadshows, where we are dedicated to illuminating the path toward a brighter future in farm
Charity Ball Raises Over £12,500 for Cancer Research UK and My Name’5 Doddie Foundation
We are delighted to report that our annual Charity Ball, hosted at the Ramside Hall Hotel & Spa, has raised a remarkable total of £12,615 for both the Cancer Research UK and My Name’5 Doddie charities that the H&H Group is supporting this year. The 160 guests enjoyed an evening of Black-Tie glamo
Leading North West Property Agency Sees Sales Continue With Realistic Pricing and Meticulous Presentation
Following our recent move to new offices in the centre of Kendal, we are very happy to report that property buyers and sellers in the North West are showing more confidence in the market than the gloomy media picture would suggest. I believe that buyers and sellers in the region are following all
We're expanding into North Yorkshire!
We are delighted to announce the opening of a shared new office with H&H Insurance Brokers in Northallerton that will serve as a platform for their growing service for clients in North Yorkshire. The new Northallerton hub is a major landmark in the continuing expansion of both companies across the
Welcome to Agri Expo Seminars 2023!
We are delighted to be hosting two seminars again at this year’s Borderway Agri Expo. Held in Ring 4 at our Borderway Mart, join us for two insightful seminars where leading experts and industry professionals will delve into pressing topics and exciting opportunities within the agricultural sector.
Land Prices: Location, Location, Location
Thomas Armstrong, Director, believes current interest rates may be the new norm, but demand for land in the right location remains strong. Despite continuing higher interest rates, land is still attracting a lot of interest and achieving significant prices, but successful sales are becoming more a
Cumbrian Farm on the Banks of the River Eden
Eden Banks Farm near Cumwhitton in Cumbria, is an excellent 107-acre stock farm located to the south east of Carlisle. Ring fenced, this productive farm for sales includes a four-bedroom traditional brick farmhouse, good quality grazing and mowing land, a range of traditional buildings, and its ver
DEFRA Delays Biodiversity Net Gain Rules Amidst Environmental Concerns.
In a statement released by DEFRA on Wednesday 27th September, the Government confirmed its intention to delay the introduction of new Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) rules from November 2023 to January 2024. In short, the rules will require any developer of a site to undertake works that leave biodiv
SAM3 Herbal Ley or LIG1/2 Low Input Grassland - Which is the better option for me?
Recently, there has been some discussion about the SAM3 Herbal Ley action in SFI, as it promises to pay £382 per ha but with far less restrictive eligibility criteria than the equivalent option in Mid Tier (GS4). Land is eligible for SAM3 if it is arable land, temporary grassland or improved perm
Welcome to Agri Expo Seminars 2023!
We are delighted to be hosting two seminars again at this year’s Agri Expo. Held in Ring 4 at our Borderway Mart, join us for two insightful seminars where leading experts and industry professionals will delve into pressing topics and exciting opportunities within the agricultural sector. Both semi
The SFI: A North East Case Study
As the Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) appears to be finally rolling out, and those who expressed an interest gradually being invited to sign up to the scheme, Chris Gill, Farm Business and Environmental Advisor from H&H Land & Estates, explains how he is using an SFI agreement to increase farm
Land Agency Division Move Offices to Rural Location on the Outskirts of Kendal
To meet the growing demands for our range of land agency, environmental, and forestry services, we have completed the relocation of our Land Agency team to new offices in Staveley as part of our continuing expansion in the South Lakes region. Led by Director Mark Barrow and Rachel Bagshaw as Head
Amendment on Nutrient Neutrality UPDATE: Proposed changes defeated in the House of Lords
The House of Lords has voted against the proposed amendments to the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill that would have dispensed with existing requirements for Nutrient Neutrality in their current form. The amendments would have created new opportunities and challenges for housing developers and
Landscape Recovery Fund: Round 2 Explained
Round two of the Landscape Recovery Fund was launched on 18 May 2023 and closes at midnight on 21 September. This could mean a lot of changes for farmers and landowners. The Landscape Recovery Scheme is one of three Environmental Land Management schemes, alongside Countryside Stewardship and Susta
An Exciting Few Weeks for the South Lakes Land Agency Team
It has been a very exciting couple of weeks for the South Lakes Land Agency team at H&H Land & Estates, starting with the move to new office premises in Cumbria Tourism’s Business Centre in Staveley. We have also welcomed back Mark Barrow who joins as a Director after three years away from the b
Key Promotion for Future Growth
In the latest development in our continuing expansion across the North of England, we are delighted to announce the promotion of Robert Jauneika MRICS FAAV to the role of Associate Director and Head of Land Agency for Yorkshire. Brought up in rural Wensleydale, Robert joined H&H Land & Estates in
Kendal Almshouse Charity – Romleigh Development
Noted Almshouse Site Redeveloped for a New Generation of Social Housing With demand for social housing continuing to outstrip supply by a growing margin in the North West, Kendal Almshouse Charity is delighted to be able to confirm work has begun to double the units on one of its central sites in
Amendment announced on Nutrient Neutrality signals new opportunities and caveats for land users and housing developers
The announcement on Tuesday 29th August that amendments to the Levelling Up and Regeneration Bill will dispense with existing requirements for Nutrient Neutrality in their current form, could significantly change the challenges and opportunities for housing developers and environmental bodies alike
Director Appointed to Lead Rural Cumbrian Agency
The North West’s leading land and property agency H&H Land & Estates strengthens its team with the return of Mark Barrow as Director in the South Lakes As we expand our operations and move to new offices, we are delighted to announce that highly regarded Chartered Surveyor & valuer Mark Barrow wi
Penrith Property Market Update
As Zoopla announces today that “interest rates are weakening demand, and that levels of market activity are holding up better in more affordable parts of the UK”, Grace Oakey, Valuer for the Penrith Office of H&H Land & Estates reports a stable residential market undampened by rain. With the level
Planning for the Future
H&H Land & Estates Expands Business Operations As the North West’s leading independent property and land consultancy, H&H Land & Estates, prepares to expand into its new offices in Kendal Mark Johnson celebrates his first anniversary as Managing Director. Here he looks the future for the company
Excellent Lake District Hill Farm Offers Potential for Diversification
Lowthwaite Farm, a secluded stock farm in the Lake District National Park offers a traditional sheep farming enterprise and opportunities for diversification and development. This week, Lowthwaite Farm has launched to the market, a noted ring-fenced stock farm in a beautiful, secluded part of the
H&H Land & Estates Charity Ball!
We are delighted to invite you to our 2023 Charity Ball event on Friday 6th October at the Ramside Hall Hotel & Spa! This event promises to be a night of glamour and entertainment, the dress code for this event is black tie. The evening will commence at 6pm followed by a three course meal and coff
Crucial Considerations for Landowners Contacted by Utility Companies
Many landowners have utility apparatus of some sort crossing their land, and a very recent court case has underlined how vital it is that the landowner/occupier knows their rights when it comes to utility companies taking access for repairs, maintenance, renewals, or new schemes. The case in ques
We're opening two new offices in South Lakes!
As part of the company’s continuing expansion in the South Lakes region, we are delighted to announce a major relocation for our Kendal Residential Property and Land Agency teams to two new locations. Building on many years of growth and success that have made H&H Land & Estates one of Cumbria’s
Interested in the potential your land holds?
Farmers and landowners are invited to discover how to gain environmental benefits without losing productivity We are inviting farmers and landowners from across the North of England to spend a day at Durham’s Rainton Meadows Nature Reserve, to find out how woodland and wetland management can help
Interested in Farm and Land Sales? Here's our Latest Sales Portfolio!
From our land agency offices in Cumbria and County Durham, we offer an unrivalled track record in Land and Property Agency in the North of England and South West Scotland. We've combined a handful of our recent sales into a Sales Portfolio for easy browsing. Click here to access the online version
100% Success Rate on all Recent FETF Applications
We received applications back for the FETF Animal Health & Welfare 2023 grant scheme yesterday and are delighted to have a 100% success rate! This scheme will deliver grant funding for equipment including sheep handling pens, electronic weighing equipment and automatic calf feeders.The FETF Animal
Permitted Development Rights Extended to 60 Days
With just days before the start of the English school holidays, the Government has made a change to planning law which permits landowners and farmers to provide temporary camping pitches for up to 60 days per year. Laid before parliament on 5 July, permitted development rights (PDR) throughout Eng
South Lakes Market Settles For Sensible
H&H Land & Estates Property Valuer South Lakes, Alex Bibby, reports a quieter rural and residential market adjusting to a turbulent start to 2023 After a challenging 6 months of mortgage rate rises and painful increases in household bills, the South Lakes area is still attracting a steady stream
Is Carlisle's property market finally stabilising in the aftermath of Covid and economic turmoil?
As the first half of 2023 comes to an end, Paul Doyle Branch Manager for the Carlisle Property Division of H&H Land & Estates reports a property market stabilising in the aftermath of Covid and economic turmoil. After the unpredictability of the markets through the pandemic years and the ongoing
Cockermouth Continues to be Busy for Residential Property
As the first half of 2023 comes to an end, Anya Caine, H&H Land & Estates Cockermouth Branch Manager, reports a stable but consistently busy market in the western Lakes after an uncertain start to the year. “After wondering what was going to happen at the outset of this year, demand in the Cockerm
NEW GRANT FOR CALF HOUSING
Details have been released today regarding a new grant available this year for the beef and dairy sectors to build new or refurbish existing calf housing. Cattle keepers will be able to access grants of between £15,000 and £500,000 to co-fund new and upgraded calf housing. In time, Defra will exte
New Specialist Environment & Conservation Adviser Combines Cambridge Plant Sciences PhD with Family Farming Practicality
Welcome to the team Jake Moscrop! We have made another key appointment in the expansion of its market-leading Environment and Forestry Team. Jake Moscrop joins the company as an Environment and Conservation Advisor with an exception level of academic qualification and a grounding in practical farm
Place North West – Cumbria Development Update
Associate director, Rachel Bagshaw, presents keynote summary of the Cumbria Property & Land Market in transition Last week, I presented a detailed summary of an uncertain Cumbrian property and land market in post-Covid and post-Brexit transition. Nearly 100 delegates from the property and busines
County Durham's Oldest Private House For Sale
An opportunity to own the Grade 1 Listed 731-year-old East Deanery, the oldest privately owned house in County Durham We are delighted to be able to offer for sale a stunning, historic Grade 1 Listed, former Deanery in Bishop Auckland, which is thought to be the oldest privately owned house in Cou
Opportunities for Farm Diversification
Considering diversifying your farm and creating a new project as an extra source of income? Farm Diversification projects offer farmers in England the opportunity to expand their operations, increase profitability, and adapt to changing market conditions. By exploring alternative income streams be
A welcome announcement from Defra for upland farmers but it does not go far enough!
Today’s Defra announcement of payment uplifts for upland farmers under the UK’s new Environment Land Management (ELM) schemes is welcome news for the farming industry, and especially for the hardest pressed farmers in upland areas. The announcement means payment rates will be equal for both uplan
Four key pointers to watch out for when completing your full application!
Slurry Infrastructure Grant In December 2022, the first round of the Slurry Infrastructure Grant was launched under the Farming Transformation Fund (FTF). This enabled farms to submit a pre-application through an online checker for projects to help replace, build additional or expand existing slur
THE END OF BASIC PAYMENT CLAIMS
The last Basic Payment claim ever has been submitted. That’s it, then. The last Basic Payment claim ever has been submitted. With the passing of 15th May, land agents across the country breathed a collective sigh of relief. The Basic Payment Scheme, and its direct predecessor the Single Payment Sc
Grassland at Shap with Energy Potential
Over 287 acres of grassland are for sale at Shap for agricultural use, Investment, tourism or potentially for renewable energy development We are delighted to be able to offer an unusually substantial block of grassland extending to 287.33 acre (116.28 ha), offering buyers enormous potential in ma
Lynefoot Farm & Boarding Kennels: Land, House & Business Potential
A ring fenced former dairy farm close to Carlisle with 48 hectares of good grassland and huge potential for the expansion of equestrian and boarding kennel businesses. We are delighted to be able to offer the opportunity to acquire a rural property with the rare combination of a substantial house
Top Tips for Selling Your Property
9 Top Tips for a Stress-Free Process When Selling Your Home! Selling your home can be a time-consuming and challenging process. However, we are here to help you throughout the whole process. Below is a list of top tips from our estate agents which will help you sell your home much quicker! Enhan
Cumbrian Equestrian Enterprise for Sale
Ivy House Stables near Penrith, a thriving rural equestrian business on the edge of the Lake District National Park We are delighted to be able to offer the rare opportunity for someone to purchase a well-established and highly successful equestrian property set in 10 acres of land near Penrith.
A Life-Changing Property in a Life-Enhancing Location
A rare opportunity to buy a remarkable farm and tourism business set in 40 acres in the heart of the Lake District National Park. We are delighted to be able to offer for sale a Cumbrian property, dating back to 1688, with an almost unique combination of residential accommodation, land, and thriv
Spring Update from Rachel Bagshaw
With the clocks going forward and the lighter evenings, it is beginning to feel more like spring, though it definitely seems late this year. The weather has not been particularly good for those lambing with heavy rainfall in most areas but at least the grass is starting to grow now. A couple of
Land adjacent to Durham City sells for £17,000 per acre!
Demonstrating a continuing demand for land, at a public auction in early March, 11.76 acres of grassland close to Durham city centre and with possible development potential sold for well in excess of its overall guide price at £200,000. Earlier this month we achieved a price of £17,000 per acre
New How to Rent Guide Updates for Landlords
Our Residential Lettings Manager Paula Elliot Flags Up Important Changes for Landlords in the Government’s How to Rent Guide Experienced residential Landlords will be very familiar with the importance of the ‘How to Rent Guide’. It’s an essential part of the information they must issue to tenants,
Farm Business Advice
Having recently just joined H&H Land & Estates as a Farm Business and Environment Advisor, I want to show the importance of providing support to farmers everywhere in managing their businesses whilst taking into consideration the massive changes in the industry in recent years and the challenges th
Finding Ways for Farmers to Access Funding Through the Environment-Focused Policy Maze
The way in which farmers and land managers can access funding from the UK Government’s environment-focused support schemes is ever evolving, and it is increasingly difficult to clarify what is eligible for funding, when the application windows are open and how to go about applying. Chris Gill, Far
Join us at our Pie & Pea Supper
To mark the launch of our dedicated, in-house Environment & Forestry team (you can read more about that here), we're hosting a Pie & Pea Supper. You’re invited to join us for some good food and to hear about all of the latest environmental scheme and grant updates! Are you interested in what our n
The History & Heritage of H&H and The Future of Farming
Masham Agricultural Discussion Group – 9 March 2023 Director, Tim Sedgewick, has been invited to discuss the history and heritage of the H&H Group and the outlook for the agricultural industry and livestock sectors, to the Masham Agricultural Discussion Group in North Yorkshire, early in March. T
Join us at our Woodland and Forestry event!
Have you considered integrating woodland with your farming system? Join us at the Winderwath Estate on Thursday 23rd March for a morning of key environmental updates, forestry and woodland discussions and an opportunity to ask any questions you may have. We’re hosting this event to help farmers a
Save The Date: Charity Ball
H&H Land & Estates Charity Ball 2023 We are delighted to be hosting our Charity Ball on Friday 6th October 2023 at Ramside Hall Hotel. We are proud to be supporting two charities through this event, Cancer Research UK and My Name'5 Doddie Foundation. With a sparkling wine reception, live auction
Welcome to H&H Chris!
Chris Gill Joins H&H Land & Estates Environment Team. We are delighted to confirm the appointment of Chris Gill as Farm Business and Environment Advisor. Based in our Durham Office, in this specialist role Chris will become a core member of our newly created Environment Team. Chris joins us from
Biodiversity Net Gain to be mandatory from November this year
The Environment Act 2021 introduced the requirement for developments to deliver a minimum 10% enhancement in biodiversity against developments. We have, today, heard through DEFRA’s announcement that Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) is to be mandatory for Town and Country Planning Act development from
New round of Farming Equipment & Technology Fund grants open
A new round of Farming Equipment and Technology Fund (FETF) grants are now open! The Productivity and Slurry Theme under the FETF grant is now open for 6 weeks until 4th April! As part of the Farming Investment Fund, the FETF offers grants for specific items of equipment to increase productivity,
Launching our dedicated Environment & Forestry team!
We are delighted to announce the further development of our dedicated in-house Environment and Forestry Division to provide clients with the integrated support complementing our well established and highly respected land agency specialists. The move reflects the accelerating shift in Government pol
Environmental Land Management Scheme Update
At the end of January, DEFRA published an update on the Environmental Land Management (ELM) suite of schemes, setting out how the government proposes to pay for environmental goods and services in the coming years. As the Environment & Conservation Manager, I have been analysing the highly complica
Environment Improvement Plan 2023 - What’s in it for forestry?
Following hard on the heels of the ELM update, Defra have launched the first revision of the 25-year Environment Improvement Plan 2023. First published five years ago, this 262-page document clarifies what funding is available for the agricultural sector to forge a sustainable future, but is there
Our upcoming land sale auction dates
As we prepare for our first auction of land in the new year, I believe all the indications are that 2023 will pick up the rising trend in volume and value that made 2022 such a successful year for buyers and sellers. Our Carlisle office ended the year with completed sales of 2,530 acres of farms a
Farming in Protected Landscape Update
As part of the Environmental Improvement Plan 2023 released yesterday, one of the main objectives is to recover nature in National Parks and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONBs). In recognition of the programme’s success so far, DEFRA are increasing its funding by 50% for 2023/24 and extendi
Environmental Improvement Plan 2023
Following last week’s update on ELMS, the Government has since released the Environmental Improvement Plan 2023. This is the first revision of the Government’s 25 Year Environment Plan and includes plans to restore nature, improve environmental quality and increase the prosperity of the country.
DEFRA confirms six new standards for SFI
In June 2022, DEFRA launched the SFI with three standards: Arable and horticulture soils standard Improved grassland soils standard Moorland standard DEFRA have confirmed that there will be six additional standards added to the Sustainable Farming Incentive in 2023: Hedgerow standard Low/no i
How To Make The Most Of Selling Your Land
As demand for land is expected to rise sharply this spring, here is some essential advice to sellers to secure the best price and a problem free sale. With land prices expected to reach record levels this year, farmers, landowners, and investors will be looking for opportunities to extend their e
Average payment increase of 48 percent for CSS capital payments
Defra confirms significant increases in grants and payments relating to Countryside Stewardship Scheme Last weeks’ announcement on the changes to the capital items and revenue payments for Countryside Stewardship is great news for farmers and landowners looking to apply for capital grants and stew
Now Sold: Land with Hidden History
A half-acre paddock high above Alston comes with a curious story… It looks exactly like the Pennine fells that surround it, but the rough grazing for sale next to the A686 high above Alston hides an intriguing and unusual story. Located within the North Pennines Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty
Forestry Operations Without Fear
The importance of having your P’s in place prior to starting your forestry work. When it comes to undertaking forestry operations in a previously unmanaged woodland, many landowners understandably fear the consequences of getting it wrong. The key to getting it right is in the preparation, per
Festive Planning for Your Family’s Farming Future
Death is not something most of us like to talk about, or even think about. But while there is no wish to put a dampener on the forthcoming festivities, as farming families come together to celebrate Christmas and see in the New Year, this is an ideal time to think about the future and what happens
New Year of Farming
Seasonal Greetings! As I write the column today everyone is in festive spirits with just over a week to go till Christmas. This afternoon we will be celebrating at our annual Christmas Party up at our Carlisle Office/Mart, which provides a good opportunity to catch up across the groups department
Appointment for Property Professional
We are happy to announce the appointment of Alex Bibby, who is the new Property Valuer for our South Lakes team. This is a significant appointment for us as a company and, based in the Kendal office, Alex will be responsible for building on the strong reputation we hold and further developing p
South Lakes Market Going Strong
As the Associate Director and Head of Land Agency South Lakes here at H&H Land & Estates, I have rounded up on what was a strong 2022 and look forward to more of the same in 2023 2022 has seen a continued demand for rural assets in the South Lakes, with strong prices still being achieved across
2022 Christmas Opening Hours
Christmas Opening Hours All of our offices will be closed from 12pm Friday 23rd December until 9am Tuesday 3rd January 2023. Our Land Agency team will be monitoring our voicemails over the festive period and any urgent messages will be dealt with. Our Lettings team are contactable on the emerg
Advice to Tenants over the Christmas Period
As the countdown to Christmas is very much upon us, and the weather is worsening, we are reminding all tenants of their obligation to protect their rented property. It is your responsibility to ensure that the property is suitably heated to prevent any frost damage and we recommend that you locat
Rental Round Up
Residential Rental Rates Continue to Rise With demand rising and stock shrinking at the year end, I offer my expertise as the Head of Lettings here at H&H Land & Estates and a qualified member of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) to offer encouragement for landlords to maintain healthy rental ret
Alice Embarks on Apprenticeship Route to Achieve Career as Chartered Surveyor
Twenty-year-old Alice Fawcett is currently carrying out an apprenticeship as she works towards becoming a qualified Chartered Surveyor. As we continue to support and nurture the next generation of talent, we have appointed 20-year-old Alice Fawcett as an Apprentice Rural Surveyor here at H&H Land
An Evening of Farming, Funding, and the Future
Join the H&H Group for an evening event featuring presentations from Cumbrian Agri businesses as well as exclusive access to the Forty Farms Exhibition. H&H Group as a whole are holding a Forty Farms Open Evening and Farm discussion at the Forty Farms Gallery, Rheged, Penrith. As we come to the e
Record Land Prices for Cumbrian Farmland
Celebrating another successful auction this week with prices for land near Penrith reaching unprecedented levels. At yesterday’s auction which we held in a packed sales ring at our sister company, Harrison & Hetherington’s flagship Borderway mart, two parcels of land up for auction saw unprec
Long Awaited Details of Slurry Infrastructure Grant
Livestock Farmers Urged to Get Ahead on New Slurry Infrastructure Grant The long awaited details of the Slurry Infrastructure Grant have been released today by DEFRA. The scheme will open on 6th December 2022 with the aim of increasing slurry storage on farm up to six months. Here's the key poin
Cumbrian Arable Farm with Range of Opportunities
Ringfenced 199 acres arable farm in a noted production area with extensive buildings, offering a diverse opportunity for an enterprising new owner. Recently we have brought Croftlands to the market, a 199 acre arable farm located on the edge of the Lake District National Park in north Cumbria.
Farmers Want Clarity About Funding Schemes Moving Forward
Borderway Agri Expo Seminars saw packed rings with engaged debates about key issues facing UK’s farming industry today and in the future. As part of Harrison & Hetherington’s Borderway Agri Expo, held on the 28th of October, we hosted two seminars to discuss some of the most important topics
What Goes Up, Mast Come Down
Are you maximising the potential from your mast site? In a world of surging inflation, spiking interest rates and general economic doom and gloom, one could be forgiven for putting that small mast site in the corner of your field to the back of the mind. However, at a time when every penny cou
You don’t need to give up farming for trees!
The Huge Misunderstanding that Planting Trees puts a Stop to Farming There is often a misconception that planting trees on a farm means you have to take hectares of land out of agriculture and turn it over to permanent woodland. I am the Forestry and Woodland Manager, here at H&H Land & Estates
Our upcoming auctions...
Here are our upcoming auctions for the rest of the year! 23rd November 2022 at Borderway Mart, Carlisle Land at Glassonby | Guide price: £395,000 | 43.79 acres Land at Skelton | Guide price: £280,000 | 26.76 acres Thursday 1st December 2022 at Cartmel Village Hall Land at Howbarrow Farm
Join our seminars at Agri Expo 2022!
Agri Expo is the UK’s largest autumn livestock showcase and the place where the farming community meet and compete. Hosted by Harrison & Hetherington at Borderway Mart, Carlisle, there is lots to celebrate throughout the day. This year, Agri Expo will take place on Friday 28th October 2022. Due to
Productive Cumbrian Livestock Farm
H&H Land & Estates brings to the market Sleetbeck Farm, a ring-fenced 232 acre, highly productive Cumbrian livestock farm, with an impressive Grade II Listed farmhouse. This former dairy farm is now a highly productive stock rearing farm. Along with a sizeable farmhouse, the farm benefits from ha
Multi-Pronged Approach to Marketing is Key to Selling Success
Explaining how proper preparation and utilising a multitude of marketing platforms go hand in hand to achieve selling success. The team here at H&H Land & Estates, specialists in the preparation and marketing of rural land and farms across the North of England, give sellers and those thinking
Update on Nutrient Neutrality
H&H Land & Estates provides an update regarding the widespread issues caused by nutrient neutrality. In early 2022, Natural England hit the development sector hard, stating that any new development must not contribute to an increase in nutrient levels found in the surrounding waterbodies, in the
Congratulations to our four new Associates!
We are proud to announce four promotions within the Land Agency structure of Associate and Chartered Surveyor! We are delighted to announce the promotion of four members of our team to Associate. The four qualified Chartered Surveyors Emma Smith and Jonathan Hird, based in our Carlisle office, Ro