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Friday, 6th October 2017

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Dairy Show 2017

Woolley & Wallis’ rural team were in force at this years Dairy Show, held at the Royal Bath & West Showground on Wednesday 4th October 2017.

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Dairy Show 2017

Thursday, 5th October 2017

Written by:
Heather Williams


Category:
Commercial, Events, Farm & Rural, Lettings, Residential

Help us support our local foodbanks and we will match all items donated!

Woolley & Wallis are proud to support The Trussell Trust and our local foodbank network.

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Help us support our local foodbanks and we will match all items donated!

Tuesday, 26th September 2017

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Avebury & District Ploughing Match

Woolley & Wallis were proud sponsors of the Avebury & District Ploughing Association’s annual ploughing match on Saturday 23rd September 2017.

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Avebury & District Ploughing Match

Tuesday, 19th September 2017

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Join Woolley & Wallis at the 2017 Dairy Show

Woolley & Wallis will be attending the Dairy Show at the Royal Bath & West Showground at Shepton Mallet in Somerset on Wednesday 4th October 2017.

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Join Woolley & Wallis at the 2017 Dairy Show

Monday, 18th September 2017

Written by:
Sophie Clotworthy


Category:
Farm & Rural, Professional Comment

Equestrian Buyers Wish List

Whether looking for a family home with equestrian facilities for children in the pony club, to full scale professional competition yards there are several factors which will be on all potential purchasers wish lists.

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Equestrian Buyers Wish List

Wednesday, 30th August 2017

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Farm & Rural

Tillie Waight joins Woolley & Wallis in the Marlborough office

Woolley & Wallis have recently appointed Tillie Waight to work in the Marlborough office.

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Tillie Waight joins Woolley & Wallis in the Marlborough office

Thursday, 17th August 2017

Written by:
Ben Marshall


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Successful day at the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show

Woolley & Wallis enjoyed a successful day at the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show on Wednesday 16th August 2017

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Successful day at the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show

Monday, 14th August 2017

Written by:
Sophie Clotworthy


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show 2017

Join Woolley & Wallis at the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show on the 16th August.

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Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show 2017

Thursday, 29th June 2017

Written by:
Ben Marshall


Category:
Farm & Rural

BOOST INCOME AND INVEST IN YOUR FARM - 100% Success Rate in 2016

Countryside Stewardship Mid-Tier Application. Deadline for submission 30th September 2017

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BOOST INCOME AND INVEST IN YOUR FARM - 100% Success Rate in 2016

Thursday, 15th June 2017

Written by:
Christopher Powell


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Clay shoot at Widdington Farm

On Tuesday the 13th June Woolley & Wallis Finance Ltd and the Farm & Rural Marlborough team hosted a simulated clay shoot at Widdington Farm, Upavon.

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Clay shoot at Widdington Farm

Tuesday, 13th June 2017

Written by:
Ben Marshall


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Woolley & Wallis held a joint dispersal sale

Woolley & Wallis held a joint dispersal sale on Friday 9th June with Southern Counties Auctioneers by direction from Higher Berrycourt Farm Ltd on behalf of the Stancomb family following the sale of farm.

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Woolley & Wallis held a joint dispersal sale

Friday, 9th June 2017

Written by:
Christopher Powell


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Guild of Guardians golf day

Yesterday a member of the Marlborough team, Chris Powell, was invited to join the Thrings solicitors team to take part in the Guild of Guardians golf day.

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Guild of Guardians golf day

Friday, 9th June 2017

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Marlborough office supports the 2017 Lions tour of New Zealand

Early morning of Wednesday 7th June saw the Marlborough office of Woolley & Wallis host a collection of fellow professionals for breakfast to watch the first mid-week game of the 2017 Lions tour of New Zealand.

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Marlborough office supports the 2017 Lions tour of New Zealand

Friday, 2nd June 2017

Written by:
Sophie Clotworthy


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Royal Bath & West Show

Woolley and Wallis was once again delighted to be the sponsor of the Hampshire Down sheep classes at the Royal Bath & West Show.

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Royal Bath & West Show

Friday, 26th May 2017

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Farm & Rural, Professional Comment

BPS Debrief

Members of the rural team all gathered in the Vale of Pewsey on Thursday 18th May 2017 for an afternoon's farm walk followed by a relaxing de-brief in a local hostelry following the intense period working up to 15th May deadline for submissions to the Rural Payments Agency (RPA).

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BPS Debrief

Thursday, 11th May 2017

Written by:
Sophie Clotworthy


Category:
Commercial, Farm & Rural

Commercial chalk land farm close to Salisbury

Woolley & Wallis is delighted to be launching on to the market Midwinters Farm, Winterslow comprising a ring fenced chalk land farm with a spacious four bedroom farmhouse and a useful range of modern farm buildings set in 92 acres of land.

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Commercial chalk land farm close to Salisbury

Wednesday, 5th April 2017

Written by:
Lucinda Hiscock


Category:
Farm & Rural

Countryside Stewardship Applications

Natural England have opened the doors for the Hedgerow and Boundaries Grant as well as the Mid Tier and Higher Tier Countryside Stewardship Applications to farmers and land owners.

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Countryside Stewardship Applications

Friday, 31st March 2017

Written by:
Christopher Powell


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Woolley & Wallis Crack Shot

On the 29th March 2017 two members of the Marlborough office, Chris Powell and Lucy Charman, were invited to attend the “Agents shoot out” clay shooting day organised by the Country Life magazine held at the West London Shooting School.

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Woolley & Wallis Crack Shot

Thursday, 30th March 2017

Written by:
Sophie Clotworthy


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Wilton Hunt Point to Point

Woolley & Wallis was delighted to sponsor the Wilton Hunt Point to Point at the weekend. The day saw the sunshine, with the spring weather drawing huge crowds to an excellent days racing at Milborne St Andrew.

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Wilton Hunt Point to Point

Friday, 24th March 2017

Written by:
Sophie Clotworthy


Category:
Farm & Rural

Woolley & Wallis’s Chris Powell appeared on a panel of Rural experts

Chris Powell from the Marlborough office was invited to be part of a panel of experts in front of 230 farmers on Tuesday 22nd March 2017.

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Woolley & Wallis’s Chris Powell appeared on a panel of Rural experts

Tuesday, 7th March 2017

Written by:
Sophie Clotworthy


Category:
Farm & Rural

Strategically placed chalk quarry

Woolley & Wallis is delighted to be launching on to the market Charnage Quarry, Mere, comprising a 11.54 acre chalk quarry lying adjacent to the A303.

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Strategically placed chalk quarry

Monday, 6th March 2017

Written by:
Christopher Powell


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Farmhouse Professional Discussions 2017

Join Woolley & Wallis at the Wellington Barn, Calne, on Tuesday 21 March for the Farmhouse Professional Discussions 2017.

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Farmhouse Professional Discussions 2017

Monday, 27th February 2017

Written by:
Sophie Clotworthy


Category:
Farm & Rural, Professional Comment

Plenty of funds chasing too little land

In an ever changing world and one full of uncertainty, property and especially agricultural land and property is regarded as a secure, safe haven to protect capital investment.

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Plenty of funds chasing too little land

Tuesday, 21st February 2017

Written by:
Sophie Clotworthy


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Woolley & Wallis team up with rising racing star

Woolley & Wallis is delighted to have teamed up with talented young Point to Point jockey Josh Cameron for 2017. Josh is in his first season as a Point to Point jockey and is already getting heads turning with his drive and exceptional horsemanship.

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Woolley & Wallis team up with rising racing star

Thursday, 12th January 2017

Written by:
Christopher Powell


Category:
Farm & Rural, Historical, Professional Comment

2017, the year to prepare for Brexit!!

For some Brexit was an overnight sensation, others a huge disappointment, regardless of feeling it has been at the forefront of conversation since that long night in June.

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2017, the year to prepare for Brexit!!

Wednesday, 11th January 2017

Written by:
Clive Gregory


Category:
Farm & Rural

Office coordinator required in our Marlborough Office

We are looking for an Office Coordinator to join our hard working, fun and loyal team in our Marlborough Office.

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Office coordinator required in our Marlborough Office

Monday, 9th January 2017

Written by:
Clive Gregory


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Woolley & Wallis sponsor Larkhill Racing Club Point to Point

Sunday 8th January saw Larkhill Racing Club Point to Point take place at Larkhill Racecourse, near Salisbury.

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Woolley & Wallis sponsor Larkhill Racing Club Point to Point

Tuesday, 6th December 2016

Written by:
Simon Male


Category:
Farm & Rural

Sophie Clotworthy joins the team

Woolley & Wallis is delighted to announce the appointment of Sophie Clotworthy to strengthen their specialist Farm & Rural agency team covering Wiltshire, Hampshire, Dorset and surrounding counties.

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Sophie Clotworthy joins the team

Tuesday, 29th November 2016

Written by:
Lucinda Hiscock


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Woolley & Wallis Sponsor Classes at the Christmas Show & Sale at Salisbury Market

Woolley & Wallis proudly sponsored The Reserve Champion Beast and Best Handled Heifer class at the annual Christmas Prize Show and Sale at Salisbury Market.

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Woolley & Wallis Sponsor Classes at the Christmas Show & Sale at Salisbury Market

Wednesday, 26th October 2016

Written by:
Christopher Powell


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Chris Powell gives speech on public rights of way

Chris Powell, a rural Chartered Surveyor in the Marlborough office of Woolley & Wallis spoke to a packed audience of farmers and landowners on Wednesday 19th October 2016 about public rights of way.

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Chris Powell gives speech on public rights of way

Friday, 7th October 2016

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Excellent attendance at the 2016 Dairy Show

Woolley & Wallis reported an excellent attendance at the 2016 Dairy Show at the Royal Bath & West Showground at Shepton Mallet on Wednesday 5th October 2016.

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Excellent attendance at the 2016 Dairy Show

Tuesday, 4th October 2016

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Woolley & Wallis at the Dairy Show

Woolley & Wallis will be attending the Dairy Show at the Royal Bath & West Showground on Wednesday 5th October 2016 and their stand will, as usual, be in the Showering Pavilion.

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Woolley & Wallis at the Dairy Show

Saturday, 1st October 2016

Written by:
Christopher Powell


Category:
Farm & Rural

RPA Announcement

The RPA announced the confirmation of the exchange rate to be used when calculating the 2016 Basic Payment Scheme payments. The figure compares considerably favourable to the 2015 claim and should see applicants with a higher payment than last year.

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RPA Announcement

Wednesday, 28th September 2016

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Ploughing Match is a success

On Saturday 24th September 2016 the Avebury and District Ploughing Association held their annual ploughing match at West Nolands Farm at Yatesbury near Calne, Wiltshire. Woolley & Wallis were one of the sponsors and are proud to support one of the oldest ploughing associations in the country.

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Ploughing Match is a success

Monday, 26th September 2016

Written by:
Ben Marshall


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Partner Ben Marshall replaces Simon Barker as chairman of the Hants, Wilts and Dorset Branch of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers.

Ben represents Dorset and follows former Partners Jonathan Young, Richard Sharland and John Woolley who have all held office as chairman representing Wiltshire.

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Partner Ben Marshall replaces Simon Barker as chairman of the Hants, Wilts and Dorset Branch of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers.

Monday, 19th September 2016

Written by:
Tom Fuller


Category:
Farm & Rural, Professional Services, Residential

The View from Above

The online market place has become the commonplace with the rise of RightMove, OnTheMarket, Zoopla et al and house buyers can find themselves confronted by a vast shortlist of properties when conducting an online search.

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The View from Above

Tuesday, 13th September 2016

Written by:
Robyn Harper


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Romsey Show 2016

The weather was unfortunately not on our side at this year’s Romsey Show...

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Romsey Show 2016

Monday, 12th September 2016

Written by:
Christopher Powell


Category:
Farm & Rural, Lettings, Professional Services

Michaelmas is approaching

We are closing in on Michaelmas, 29th September, which will normally mean Tenants receiving a dreaded rent review notice! but why should it be this way, with the current state of the agricultural markets should Tenants be serving notices on the Landlords and look at the possibility of a rent reduction?

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Michaelmas is approaching

Tuesday, 30th August 2016

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Residential

Outstanding Agricultural & Sporting Estate in the Wylye Valley

Woolley & Wallis is delighted to offer for sale a diverse agricultural and sporting estate with an historic house at its heart.

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Outstanding Agricultural & Sporting Estate in the Wylye Valley

Thursday, 18th August 2016

Written by:
Robyn Harper


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show 2016

Once again Woolley & Wallis experienced another great day at the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show, catching up with existing clients and meeting prospective clients alike.

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Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show 2016

Monday, 25th July 2016

Written by:
Christopher Powell


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

PLANNING! A hurdle horse owners need to jump

Even though planning policy is in black and white individual interpretation of the legislation varies from county to county and planning officer to planning officer.

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PLANNING! A hurdle horse owners need to jump

Tuesday, 7th June 2016

Written by:
Ben Marshall


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Hampshire Downs raise the bar at the Bath & West Show

Once again land agents and chartered surveyors Woolley & Wallis sponsored the Hampshire Down Sheep Class on Wednesday June 1 at this year’s Royal Bath & West Show.

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Hampshire Downs raise the bar at the Bath & West Show

Tuesday, 3rd May 2016

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Marlborough team member Christopher Powell gains his RICS qualifications

Christopher Powell has recently passed his Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Assessment of Professional Competence APC) and is now a qualified Chartered Surveyor.

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Marlborough team member Christopher Powell gains his RICS qualifications

Thursday, 21st April 2016

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

A Successful Seminar - Maximising the Value of Agricultural Property

Richard Nocton, Partner with land agents Woolley & Wallis, spoke to a packed audience of over 200 farmers and landowners at Wellington Barn, Calne on Wednesday 20th April 2016.

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A Successful Seminar - Maximising the Value of Agricultural Property

Wednesday, 6th April 2016

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Shrinking Output Prices - A Survival Manual for your Farm Business

Wednesday 20 April 2016 Wellington Barn, Manor Farm, Calstone, Wellington, Calne, SN11 9PY

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Shrinking Output Prices - A Survival Manual for your Farm Business

Friday, 29th January 2016

Written by:
Tom Fuller


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services, Residential

Parklife - The New Forest is listed as the UK's most expensive National Park

A report recently published by Lloyds Bank National Parks Review has concluded that prospective home owners must pay in excess of £100,000 extra for the privilege to live in some of the nation’s most scenic landscapes.

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Parklife - The New Forest is listed as the UK's most expensive National Park

Monday, 7th December 2015

Written by:
Christopher Powell


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

THE WINTER FAIR

Or - why a land agent is a good idea.

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THE WINTER FAIR

Monday, 16th November 2015

Written by:
Jonathan Young


Category:
Farm & Rural, Professional Services, Residential

Proposed development at Forest Farm, Pewsham

Gleeson Developments Ltd have submitted a planning application for 50,000 sq ft of employment space and 200 homes as a first phase of a proposed development at Forest Farm.

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Proposed development at Forest Farm, Pewsham

Thursday, 12th November 2015

Written by:
Richard Wedgwood


Category:
Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Documentation, Documentation, Documentation!

In undertaking a huge variety of valuation work from Marlborough I have found a great number of instances where people and even companies have been occupying ground or premises without any written agreement defining the basis of occupation.

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Documentation, Documentation, Documentation!

Wednesday, 11th November 2015

Written by:
Christopher Powell


Category:
Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Don’t ignore the elephant in the room and plan for the future

Planning early will ensure you are not fighting fires later in life. A clear plan will have different scenarios based on life events.

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Don’t ignore the elephant in the room and plan for the future

Wednesday, 14th October 2015

Written by:
Christopher Powell


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Taking a step forward towards taking a step back

Woolley & Wallis were invited along with Old Mill by Greenway Training to present a talk titled “Taking a step forward towards taking a step back”.

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Taking a step forward towards taking a step back

Wednesday, 14th October 2015

Written by:
Christopher Powell


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Services

The New Model Clauses

On the 01 October 2015 the Agriculture (Model Clauses Fixed Equipment) (England) Regulations 2015 SI 950 were introduced, replacing the previous regulations that have been in place since 1973.

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The New Model Clauses

Tuesday, 6th October 2015

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

The Dairy Show 2015

Woolley & Wallis are delighted to be attending and supporting the show.

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The Dairy Show 2015

Friday, 25th September 2015

Written by:
Simon Male


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

The Avebury & District Ploughing Association annual ploughing match.

Woolley & Wallis is pleased to continue support and sponsorship of the Avebury & District Ploughing Association annual ploughing match.

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The Avebury & District Ploughing Association annual ploughing match.

Thursday, 17th September 2015

Written by:
Rob Bishop


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Services

2015 Royal County of Berkshire Show - W&W Finance Ltd to sponsor the Aberdeen Angus breed

Woolley & Wallis Finance Limited are proud to be sponsoring the Aberdeen Angus breed at the 2015 Royal County of Berkshire Show at the Newbury Showground on 19th and 20th September 2015.

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2015 Royal County of Berkshire Show - W&W Finance Ltd to sponsor the Aberdeen Angus breed

Wednesday, 16th September 2015

Written by:
Jonathan Young


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Chairman’s Day

Jonathan Young FRICS FAAV, as Chairman of the Hants, Wilts & Dorset Agricultural Valuers Association, held the Chairman’s Day at Wiltshire Grain near Shrewton, Salisbury on Tuesday 15th September 2015.

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Chairman’s Day

Thursday, 10th September 2015

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

A successful breakfast seminar with the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC)

The highly successful team at Woolley & Wallis Finance Limited held one of their popular breakfast seminars with the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC) on Thursday 10th September 2015.

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A successful breakfast seminar with the Agricultural Mortgage Corporation (AMC)

Thursday, 3rd September 2015

Written by:
Andy Cochran


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Residential

Woolley & Wallis welcomes three new Partners

Woolley & Wallis are pleased to announce that Simon Male, Barnaby Gower and Tom Fuller have been invited to step onto the board of Partners.

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Woolley & Wallis welcomes three new Partners

Thursday, 3rd September 2015

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Services

Dairy Show - Woolley & Wallis Stand 193

Handing over the reins of the family farm is not an easy discussion topic and one that requires professional guidance.

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Dairy Show - Woolley & Wallis Stand 193

Thursday, 3rd September 2015

Written by:
Christopher Powell


Category:
Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Woolley & Wallis Secure Permission for Agricultural Building

Christopher Powell from the Marlborough Team has successfully achieved planning permission for an agricultural building to help expand ‘Just Kidding’ a kid (goat) meat rearing business.

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Woolley & Wallis Secure Permission for Agricultural Building

Friday, 21st August 2015

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Residential

A damp day did not dampen spirits at the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show!

The 2015 Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show was a successful if somewhat damp event and Woolley & Wallis were proud to be at one of the prime events in the rural calendar.

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A damp day did not dampen spirits at the Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show!

Thursday, 20th August 2015

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

RICS and RAU publish their analysis of the agricultural land market

The RICS and Royal Agricultural University have published their analysis of the agricultural land market for the first half of 2015 and Woolley & Wallis have been contributors to this.

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RICS and RAU publish their analysis of the agricultural land market

Thursday, 20th August 2015

Written by:
Christoper Powell


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

BPS 2016 ∙ GREENING REQUIREMENTS ∙ 30% OF YOUR PAYMENT!

Harvest is upon us and within a few weeks drilling will be in full flow and the stress of the Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) will seem a distant memory!

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BPS 2016 ∙ GREENING REQUIREMENTS ∙ 30% OF YOUR PAYMENT!

Monday, 17th August 2015

Written by:
Jonathan Young


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Join us the the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show!

Please join us the the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show on Wednesday 19th August.

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Join us the the Gillingham and Shaftesbury Show!

Thursday, 6th August 2015

Written by:
Sloany Singer


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Richard Wedgwood joins our Marlborough office

Woolley & Wallis have recently appointed Richard Wedgwood as a land agent to work in their Marlborough office.

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Richard Wedgwood joins our Marlborough office

Wednesday, 5th August 2015

Written by:
Tom Fuller


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Services, Residential

NEW FOREST SHOW 2015

Kicking off the summertime show season, Woolley & Wallis once again hosted a Trade Stand at the New Forest and Hampshire County Show and welcomed clients both former and current alongside members of the show-going public to their prominent ringside marquee.

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NEW FOREST SHOW 2015

Tuesday, 28th July 2015

Written by:
Robyn Harper


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

£10,000 GRANT SECURED UNDER WATER CAPITAL GRANT SCHEME

Woolley & Wallis has successfully secured a grant of £10,000 under the Water Capital Grant Scheme to cover over a cattle collection yard at Morrisholt Farm, Whiteparish.

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£10,000 GRANT SECURED UNDER WATER CAPITAL GRANT SCHEME

Friday, 10th July 2015

Written by:
Rob Bishop


Category:
Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

What farmers need to consider when trying to secure finance

Despite the current drop in cereal, milk and beef price, the scarcity of available land continues to drive the land values onwards and upwards. This coupled with a difficult lending environment, makes growth a challenging prospect for some farmers. Rob Bishop, Director of Woolley & Wallis Finance, looks at the lending environment and what farmers need to consider when trying to secure finance.

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What farmers need to consider when trying to secure finance

Thursday, 9th July 2015

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Richard Nocton, Partner in our Marlborough office, takes a closer look at who is buying land.

In the last 5 years, agricultural land values have more than doubled to an average of £10,000 per acre. A limited supply and continued demand have driven prices higher, in some cases to over £12,000 per acre.

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Richard Nocton, Partner in our Marlborough office, takes a closer look at who is buying land.

Wednesday, 24th June 2015

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment

Land at Great Bedwyn with fishing

Woolley & Wallis have been instructed to sell 9 acres of land at Great Bedwyn near Marlborough which includes about 666m of fishing on the River Dun at a guide price of £85,000.

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Land at Great Bedwyn with fishing

Tuesday, 2nd June 2015

Written by:
Ben Marshall


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Hampshire Downs At the Bath & West Show

Woolley & Wallis sponsored the Hampshire Down Sheep Class on Wednesday 27 May at this year’s Royal Bath & West Show.

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Hampshire Downs At the Bath & West Show

Monday, 27th April 2015

Written by:
John Woolley


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Historical, Professional Comment, Professional Services, Residential

Peppercorn Rents

Peppercorn rents are a rarity nowadays but in the past have been used with great effect.

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Peppercorn Rents

Tuesday, 24th March 2015

Written by:
John Woolley


Category:
Farm & Rural, Professional Comment

Lady Day - 25 March

The feast of the annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary is an important traditional quarter day particularly in the rural calendar.

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Lady Day - 25 March

Friday, 20th March 2015



Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Rural Professional, Chris Powell joins our Marlborough Team

Woolley & Wallis are delighted that Chris Powell has joined their busy Marlborough office to deal with a wide range of rural professional work.

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Rural Professional, Chris Powell joins our Marlborough Team

Monday, 16th March 2015



Category:
Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Water Capital Grant Scheme

Government grants worth a total of £10 million are now available to fund projects that reduce the impact agriculture has on water quality.

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Water Capital Grant Scheme

Thursday, 12th March 2015



Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS) REGISTRATION

Our three Farm and Rural teams are busy registering farmers and collating information for the new BPS scheme.

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BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME (BPS) REGISTRATION

Wednesday, 11th March 2015



Category:
Commercial, Events, Farm & Rural

Smallholding & land to rent at Cowesfield and Ower

Woolley & Wallis is pleased to bring to the market two rural properties to let by informal tender - 68 acres of productive pasture land at Cowesfield, Whiteparish and a residential smallholding extending to 57.98 acres at Ower, Romsey.

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Smallholding & land to rent at Cowesfield and Ower

Thursday, 26th February 2015



Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Preserving the Value of Farms and Land

Richard Nocton, Partner in the Marlborough office spoke to a packed audience of over 200 farmers and landowners on Tuesday 24th February 2015 at Royal Wootton Bassett RFC.

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Preserving the Value of Farms and Land

Monday, 16th February 2015



Category:
Farm & Rural, Professional Services

Salisbury Farm & Rural team welcomes Chloe Hooper

The Farm & Rural department in Salisbury welcomes new administrator Chloe Hooper to to their team.

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Salisbury Farm & Rural team welcomes Chloe Hooper

Monday, 9th February 2015

Written by:
Richard Nocton


Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

RICS Rural Land Market Survey

The latest Rural Land Market Survey, released by the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) and RAU (Royal Agricultural University) shows that demand for farmland continues to outpace supply.

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RICS Rural Land Market Survey

Wednesday, 3rd December 2014



Category:
Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Inheritance Tax – Where there is a Will there is a way!

We spend a lot of time talking in confidence to our clients about their property, their families, values and tax.

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Inheritance Tax – Where there is a Will there is a way!

Wednesday, 3rd December 2014



Category:
Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Rent reviews – N’er the twain shall meet?

I wonder if a recent Court ruling in Scotland will impact on English decisions next? They often have done in the past.

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Rent reviews – N’er the twain shall meet?

Wednesday, 3rd December 2014



Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Woolley & Wallis Farm & Rural Review of 2014

What an amazing year 2014 has turned out to be for land price – demand and prices have risen beyond all expectations and with continued shortage of supply, prices are set firm ahead.

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Woolley & Wallis Farm & Rural Review of 2014

Monday, 1st December 2014



Category:
Auctions, Events, Farm & Rural, Residential

Lucinda Stopford's Charity Ball in aid of Lymphoma and Leukaemia Research

Lucinda Stopford from our Shaftesbury Branch organized a very successful Charity Winter Ball in aid of Lymphoma and Leukaemia Research.

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Lucinda Stopford's Charity Ball in aid of Lymphoma and Leukaemia Research

Friday, 14th November 2014



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Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Farm & Rural team announce additional CAP Reform Roadshow date

After the success of the four Common Agricultural Policy seminars held in Wiltshire and Dorset in November, Woolley & Wallis’ Farm & Rural team have announced an additional date in Hampshire.

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Farm & Rural team announce additional CAP Reform Roadshow date

Friday, 7th November 2014



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Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Woolley & Wallis hold four successful CAP Reform seminars in Witshire and Dorset

Woolley & Wallis held four Common Agricultural Policy seminars in Wiltshire and Dorset over the past month and they were well attended by local farmers and interested parties.

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Woolley & Wallis hold four successful CAP Reform seminars in Witshire and Dorset

Wednesday, 5th November 2014



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Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Grasp your last chance to attend a CAP reform seminar on Thursday 6th November

Grasp your last chance to attend the final Common Agricultural Policy reform seminar which will be held at 2pm at Salisbury & South Wilts Sports Club on the Wilton road in Salisbury SP2 9NY.

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Grasp your last chance to attend a CAP reform seminar on Thursday 6th November

Friday, 24th October 2014



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Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Services

Second CAP Reform Roadshow another success at Market Lavington

The second, in a series of four CAP Reform Roadshows was held at Market Lavington, Devizes and the delegates were treated to a feast of information by Woolley & Wallis experts.

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Second CAP Reform Roadshow another success at Market Lavington

Tuesday, 21st October 2014



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Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Services

Successful CAP Reform Seminar

On Monday 20th October, Woolley & Wallis held a lively and successful seminar on the implications of th Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) reform.

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Successful CAP Reform Seminar

Tuesday, 14th October 2014



Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Services

The CAP Reform Roadshow

We would be delighted if you would come and join us at the CAP Reform Roadshow.

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The CAP Reform Roadshow

Wednesday, 10th September 2014



Category:
Farm & Rural, Professional Services

Woolley & Wallis Finance celebrates its first birthday!

Woolley & Wallis Finance has celebrated its first birthday and where better to choose to celebrate other than a local brewery!!

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Woolley & Wallis Finance celebrates its first birthday!

Friday, 22nd August 2014



Category:
Events, Farm & Rural, Professional Services, Residential

The Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show 2014

The sun shone, smiling crowds flocked in and a highly successful agricultural show was held at the Turnpike Showground on Wednesday 20 August 2014.

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The Gillingham & Shaftesbury Show 2014

Tuesday, 19th August 2014



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Events, Farm & Rural, Residential

Ellingham Show 2014

Our second show of the season recorded a busy day with local clients and friends attending.

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Ellingham Show 2014

Friday, 8th August 2014



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Events, Farm & Rural, Residential

The New Forest Show

A successful and enjoyable three days at the New Forest Show

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The New Forest Show

Friday, 11th July 2014



Category:
Commercial, Farm & Rural, Professional Services

What do valuations have in common with surveys?

We must not let valuations follow the same demise as surveys. Public demand has in places capped the level of fees that surveyors can charge for a survey – whether a superficial report or an in-depth structural survey. Why?

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What do valuations have in common with surveys?

Rural Planning

I have not studied the new regulations in detail, but some farmers seem to see them as an opportunity at last to develop buildings that previously the Planning Authority have refused to approve. Perhaps in some cases these will be welcome, but farmers need to think ahead as to what the result might be.

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Rural Planning

Monday, 30th June 2014



Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

Hampshire Downs at the Bath and West Show

Trophies were presented by Ben Marshall of Woolley & Wallis Shaftesbury office.

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Hampshire Downs at the Bath and West Show

Monday, 14th April 2014



Category:
Events, Farm & Rural

'A Galaxy of Experts' - Wellington Barn, Calne

Richard Nocton, Partner at Woolley & Wallis. Richard will be looking at farms and agricultural land values, where we have come from and what he believes the outlook to be.

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'A Galaxy of Experts' - Wellington Barn, Calne

There are few Chartered Surveyors that can claim the heritage of Woolley & Wallis when it comes to understanding rural matters. Our firm's history of advising and working with the rural community dates back to the origin of Woolley & Wallis in 1844, and we maintain a team of highly experienced specialists to this day.