With a background in practical farming, Stephen Rice can advise farmers and landowners on all aspects of rural planning and development. Stephen has been involved himself and advised farmers and landowners on many different forms of diversification over the last 30 years. These include:
- Converting rural buildings to a range of alternative uses including
- Commercial offices
- Commercial industrial lets
- Commercial storage
- Holiday lets and recreational use
- Equestrian development
- Recreational development such as paint balling, four wheel drive and scrambling courses
- Farm shops and retail enterprises.
The team covers all aspects of rural planning and development. David Jackson is a qualified CAD technician with over 15 years experience in producing detailed plans and drawings for all forms of development but particularly specialising in the conversion of traditional buildings to alternative uses taking into account their historical context. Debi Rice is able to advise on all forms of statutory requirements and permitting that may be required before the operation or development can commence.
The team take an individual approach to each new development, firstly assessing which form of development and operation would be the most appropriate for the client and developing the scheme from that point.
Their success rate is second to none and they have a reputation for delivering successful projects within an agreed time frame.