One of our repeat land buyers has successfully gained planning permission on farmland across several sites in Hertfordshire, Surrey & Buckinghamshire. Read some of his thoughts below.
Planning permission on several parcels of farmland including land sold in Stokenchurch, Buckinghamshire
Size: 2.04 acres
Land Designation: Greenbelt and within the Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). The land also has an Article 4 Direction.
Sold: October 2013
Proposal: Erection of 2 x polytunnels (each 270m2), berry posts (for tree planting) and farm track.
Planning Permission Approved: March 2016 (Upon Appeal)
Q & A with the landowner
Q. What have you done with your land since you purchased it?
We have successfully established horticultural communities and potted tree businesses selling trees and shrubs to the surrounding areas.
Q. What challenges have you faced?
Local authorities and neighbourhood resistance, but this is to be expected.
Q. What advice would you give to other landowners?
Be patient and take a long-term view!
Q. How would you describe your experiences with Vantage Land?
I always find Vantage Land honest, knowledgeable and resourceful.
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