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Planning success for high-quality replacement dwelling

Acorn Rural Property Consultants has successfully obtained full planning permission for a replacement dwelling with an integral annexe to provide for multi-generational living, a detached carport, and a detached domestic outbuilding...

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New farm tenancy code

The government’s response to the Rock Review of the agricultural tenanted sector, on which we previously reported here and here, has been advanced considerably by the publication by the Farm Tenancy...

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Council tax premium

In a move aimed at discouraging empty properties and holiday home ownership the government has announced that it is introducing legislation to allow local authorities to charge a 100% premium on...

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Hints of new PD rights

The Defra Secretary of State, The Rt. Hon Steve Barclay MP, has used a letter to farmers issued after he addressed the Oxford Farming Conference earlier today to hint that the...

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Draft BNG guidance

“As flagged in our September 2023 article, the Government has now published the draft Biodiversity Net Gain (BNG) regulations here, here, here and here and planning practice guidance. BNG will become...

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Changes to nutrient neutrality rules

The Government is planning to change nutrient neutrality rules that currently prevent new housing being built in some environmentally sensitive areas. The Government release explains that it has put forward an...

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Happy Christmas

We wish all our clients and contacts a very happy Christmas and look forward to working with them to unlock whatever opportunities the New Year may bring. Our offices will be...

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