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Are you a rural entrepreneur, farmer or landowner looking to develop a site but unsure of who to turn to for help?

Davies & Co have a national reputation for assisting with diversification and have extensive experience in overcoming planning restrictions. These include building on agricultural land, green belt land and specialising in rural planning & development, rural property investment, business rates & appeals.

Change of use from farm to leisure attraction is challenging but Davies & Co can help with planning permission and ways to avoid the pitfalls, providing advice on local and national planning policies, and offering guidance on compliance regulations in order to secure your planning permission. 

Preparation of planning, design and access statements is where they can help together with co-ordinating specialist advisors, securing structural surveys, transportation assessments, protected species and ecological reports are just a few of their strengths.

“Many farmers and landowners have realised the benefits of diversifying from farming to leisure and tourism business uses. These projects can introduce a new revenue stream and our team can help you to maximise the potential of your land or estate” commented Barry Davies, Director, Davies & Co.

Davies & Co. is a sponsor of National Farm Attractions Network and has an outstanding reputation in the UK when it comes to leisure and tourism. Their experience has helped clients to create successful businesses and therefore maximizing their assets. “Working closely with a farm attraction in Staffordshire was particularly exciting”, commented Barry.

“We have diversified into Agri-tourism. Barry was appointed to advice on securing planning permission, grant aid funding and the educational angle of such developments. I have been very impressed by his professionalism during lengthy negations with the planning authority and other agencies and statutory bodies”. Tom Robinson, Postern House Farm, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire.

Davies & Co can advise on a wide range of leisure and tourism attractions, from theme parks, farm parks and safari parks, to visitor centres and heritage sites, to farmhouse accommodation and glamping sites.

“Another exciting project was helping gain the required permission for another popular leisure attraction the South of the UK”, stated Barry.

 “Davis & Co has helped on several occasions with planning matters. We have been successful in obtaining planning permission for our indoor play area with their help and expertise”. Matthew Heast, Mead Open Farm, Bedfordshire.

“We offer our clients involvement in every stage of the project and can advise on planning policy and legislation, valuations for funding purposes and even grant aid.  In today’s changing and challenging environment it’s important to keep up to date with new legislation and ensure clients are kept informed every step of their journey”, commented Barry.

For an initial no obligation discussion just gives us a call, we would be delighted to hear from you.

Davies & Co



PHONE: 01536 524808


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