News & Events

National Grid – North West Coast Connections Project

3rd January 2017
Land Agency

Landowners and occupiers who may be affected by the North West Coast Connections Project have until 5 pm on Friday 6th January 2017 to raise their concerns, before the statutory consultation period ends. The project, which is being delivered by National Grid, will see 23.4km (14.5 miles) of new line […]


Appointed To Lead Farm Business Team

3rd January 2017
Farm Business Advice

Consultant who Combines Hands-On Experience with Academic Expertise Takes up the Reins to Support Farmers into the Future. H&H Land and Property has today announced the appointment of Nick Prince as Senior Farm Business Management Consultant. In taking up this key position in January 2017, Nick will be leading the […]


Inheritance Tax Eases

3rd January 2017
General

H&H Land and Property have welcomed a new measure announced by the Government, which will be introduced in April 2017, and will increase the Nil Rate Band Threshold payable on death. This is a prime opportunity to avoid paying Inheritance Tax (IHT) at the current punishing rate of 40%.  This […]


It’s all in the Planning when it comes to Agricultural Worker’s Dwellings

1st January 2017
Planning

In recent times, H&H Land and Property have recognised subtle changes in planning policy with regard to the need to provide homes on farming enterprises.  Many years ago, as long as the applicant was a farmer then the prospects of gaining planning permission for a house or a retirement bungalow […]


Accessing Our Countryside

20th December 2016
General

H&H Land and Property address how to Protect Landowners and Users of Paths. As the number of people living and working in the countryside continues to rise, it is increasingly important that we protect our landowners, and users of paths.  One of the areas in the UK, which continues to […]


Are You Optimising Your Property Rental Income

20th December 2016
General

H&H Land and Property has welcomed the findings of a new survey recently carried out by the insurance firm Endsleigh.  The results now show that by employing the services of a letting agent, landlords could save a significant amount of money each year, with the estimated savings amounting to as […]


New Plan Creates Opportunity for Land Development

16th December 2016
Environmental Services

H&H Land and Property has welcomed the announcement by Carlisle Council that a new local plan has been adopted for the city of Carlisle.  This presents an opportune time for owners of both land and property to explore the possibility of developing their assets. 


Grant Funding for Slurry Store Covers

15th December 2016
General

An announcement by Natural England to launch the Farming Ammonia Reduction Grant (FARG) Scheme has been welcomed by Thomas Armstrong of H&H Land and Property.  As part of the Countryside Stewardship Scheme, farmers will be able to apply grant funding at 100% more than the standard Countryside Stewardship rates to […]


North West Land and Property Sales Hold Their Own in 2016

5th December 2016
General

A review of the regional market in the North West throughout 2016 has proven to be better than originally anticipated.  The land market in the North West is certainly not in decline, with sales showing that good quality bare land has been very much in demand, demonstrating a definite increase in […]


Brexit – What Next For Farming Support?

2nd December 2016
Environmental Services

On 23rd June, the UK voted to leave the European Union by 52% to 48%. That will probably be the last fact in this article – the rest is pure conjecture!