Is recruitment limiting the growth of your dairy business?

Apr 16, 2024

We are delighted to be featured in the British Dairying newsletter this week.

Many of our clients are dairy farmers who want to grow their business but a lack of quality accommodation is affecting their ability to recruit good workers on the farm.

There is a real possibility that those farmers may be able to use rural planning to overcome these problems and achieve planning for an Agricultural or Rural Workers Dwelling.



TRPC delighted to achieve permission for a replacement agricultural building

Mar 25, 2024

It always gives us a buzz at The Rural Planning Co when a client takes the time to leave us a review on Trust Pilot. Sally Moore, Managing Director at The Rural Planning Co did a great job putting together an application for a replacement agricultural building. So much so, that the approval went through first time and our client was delighted.



The Rural Planning Co sponsor the prestigious CLA Big Breakfast Event

Mar 12, 2024

We are delighted to announce that we will be sponsoring the prestigious CLA Big Breakfast event at The Royal Three Counties Show this year, alongside MFG Solicitors.

We are excited to support this important event, and the CLA, who act as a guardian to the countryside, lobbies to protect the environment and supports rural businesses to the benefit of its members. The Rural Planning Co is committed to supporting agricultural and rural communities through effective use of the planning system.

Come and join us for a celebration of the British Countryside and enjoy a great British breakfast!



Do I need planning for a dog walking field?

Mar 05, 2024

We get lots of enquiries about whether you need planning permission for dog walking fields.

The short answer is YES.

When you fence and enclose an agricultural field and start using it for dog walking, you have changed the use of that field away from agriculture. This change of use requires planning permission.

If this is something that you are considering then read on for further information or call us on 01299 667344



The IAgSA "What Now?" Conference proves a big hit

Mar 04, 2024

Hannah Moule, founder of The Rural Planning Co spoke at The IAgSA "What Now?" Conference at the weekend.

The topics for this conference included the challenges facing farming and issues around rural diversifications.

Hannah spoke on farm diversification and using planning to grow your farm business.