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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

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

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

Monday, 25th July 2016

Written by:
Rob Horton


Category:
Commercial, Events, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Good news for developers of smaller residential sites!

The Government has recently won a legal challenge against a High Court ruling that quashed a national planning policy intended to exempt small sites from affordable housing obligations.

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Good news for developers of smaller residential sites!

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

Monday, 4th April 2016

Written by:
Rob Horton


Category:
Commercial, Events, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Two Sold In Milford Street

Woolley & Wallis have arranged the sale of two commercial buildings in Milford Street in the City Centre.

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Two Sold In Milford Street

Friday, 29th January 2016

Written by:
Allison Barfoot


Category:
Events, Lettings, Professional Comment, Professional Services

'Right to Rent' immigration checks for landlords

The law introduces a requirement from 1 February 2016 for all landlords of private rental accommodation in England to carry out Right to Rent checks for new tenancy agreements to determine whether occupiers aged 18 and over have the right to live in the UK legally.

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'Right to Rent' immigration checks for landlords

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

Wednesday, 2nd December 2015

Written by:
Rebecca Hutton


Category:
Lettings, Professional Comment, Professional Services

The Right to Rent Scheme

The Home Office has announced that the Right to Rent Scheme, which has been trialled in the West Midlands since last December, will be extended across England from 1st February 2016.

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The Right to Rent Scheme

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:
Clive Gregory


Category:
Lettings, Professional Comment, Professional Services

ARLA success for Becca Hutton

Becca Hutton has successfully completed her Level 3 Technical Award in Residential Letting and Management which is a requirement for membership of ARLA (The Association of Residential Letting Agents).

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ARLA success for Becca Hutton

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, 11th November 2015

Written by:
Rob Horton


Category:
Commercial, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Office to residential permitted development to become permanent

The measures introduced in 2013 which allowed offices to be converted into homes without having to apply for planning permission are set to stay following an announcement by the Housing and Planning Minister Brandon Lewis on October 13.

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Office to residential permitted development to become permanent

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

Thursday, 8th October 2015

Written by:
Dougal Trentham


Category:
Events, Professional Comment, Professional Services, Residential

A seller's market - so why are people staying put?

The housing market promised much this year but, like a student who seems to pay attention in class, yet flunks the exam, it hadn't quite delivered.

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A seller's market - so why are people staying put?

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

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:
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

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

Wednesday, 29th July 2015

Written by:
Pip White


Category:
Commercial, Professional Comment, Professional Services

3 Brown Street, Salisbury

Woolley & Wallis Commercial have arranged the sale of 3 Brown Street, Salisbury.

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3 Brown Street, Salisbury

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.

Thursday, 18th June 2015

Written by:
Pip White


Category:
Commercial, Events, Professional Services

No.1 goes into 63

An international currency exchange operator has taken a prominent glazed corner unit at the junction of Silver Street and the High Street.

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No.1 goes into 63

Wednesday, 10th June 2015

Written by:
Andrew Donald


Category:
Professional Services, Residential

Another record month for OnTheMarket!

It is now 4 months since the new OnTheMarket portal launched and we are very pleased to be able to share with you the results of another record month.

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Another record month for OnTheMarket!

Friday, 5th June 2015

Written by:
Rob Horton


Category:
Commercial, Events, Professional Comment, Professional Services

Development site for sale

Woolley & Wallis Commercial have recently started marketing the Old Ramparts Filling Station site which has been lying vacant and derelict since 2002.

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Development site for sale

Wednesday, 3rd June 2015

Written by:
Dougal Trentham


Category:
Events, Professional Comment, Professional Services, Residential

What a difference a day makes

The housing market was expected to stagnate this year because of political uncertainty over the General Election, fears of deflation and low interest rates.

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What a difference a day makes

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

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

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

Friday, 14th November 2014



Category:
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



Category:
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



Category:
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



Category:
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



Category:
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!

Tuesday, 9th September 2014



Category:
Events, Lettings, Professional Services, Residential

Invitation to a Landlords Open Evening

Wednesday 1st October between 5pm and 7pm at our Salisbury Office

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Invitation to a Landlords Open Evening

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

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

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