Our Rural Professional Department serves communities around our offices in Machynlleth, Barmouth and Dolgellau and more broadly across Mid Wales. Our services include the following:

  • Valuations for taxation purposes and the grant of probate
  • The valuation, sale and letting of agricultural land by all sale and letting methods
  • Farm and estate management
  • Completion and submission of on-line applications to Rural Payments Wales
  • Land agency in respect of infrastructure schemes
  • Valuations of livestock for insurance purposes
  • Planning applications in respect of residential conversions of agricultural outbuildings
  • Notifications in respect of The Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) Order 1995 for agricultural developments
  • The sale of grass keep and issuing of grazing/mowing licences
  • Advice regarding option agreements for leases of agricultural land for renewable energy production
  • Agricultural law – advice with regard to tenancies held under the Agricultural Holdings Act 1986 and the Agricultural Tenancies Act 1995, as well as appeals to Rural Payments Wales
  • Sale and leasing of Basic Payment Scheme entitlements
  • Rent reviews of telecommunication mast sites
  • Dispersal / reduction / production sales of live and dead farming stock by public auction
  • Mapping using the Promap mapping software

Please contact our Rural Surveyor, Iwan Foulkes at our Machynlleth office for more details, or email