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Increase in payments rates from 1st January 2022

Fri 7 January 2022

are you yet to engage with the Countryside Stewardship Read More

Brecon Show & Sale of Cattle with Show Potential

Fri 7 January 2022

This will be our 14th sale of show potential cattle Read More

FOR SALE with a Guide Price of £200,000 - 8.86 Acres on the Outskirts of Stourbridge with Potential to Satisfy Biodiversity Net Gain for Green Offset

Fri 10 December 2021

The Environment Act 2021 is a brand new landmark piece of legislation which came into effect of 9 November 2021 Read More

Ludlow Market Christmas Fayre

Mon 29 November 2021

The 2021 Christmas Fayre has been cancelled Read More

Royal Welsh Winter Fair Livestock & Carcass Auctions

Thu 25 November 2021

Royal Welsh Winter Fair Event Information Read More

View From The Rostrum

Tue 7 September 2021

The light brightens, the tunnel shortens Read More

COVID-19 Livestock Market Update

Mon 19 July 2021

As from Monday 19th July, restrictions in England only have eased to allow greater contact of people Read More

The Welsh Pony & Cob Society Official Sale

Mon 12 July 2021

Official Entry Form now available to download Read More

Collective Machinery Sale Report The Beech, Little Hereford, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 4BG Saturday 26th June 2021

Sat 26 June 2021

McCartneys report another excellent collective machinery sale at The Beech sale ground at Brimfield, Ludlow, Shropshire on Saturday 26th June Read More

Press Release – Development Opportunity at Cwm Collo, Llanfair Waterdine, Shropshire LD7 1TY

Thu 10 June 2021

McCartneys have been favoured with instructions to offer for sale by private treaty this wonderful development opportunity Read More

Collective Machinery Sale Report The Beech, Little Hereford, Ludlow, Shropshire, SY8 4BG Saturday 29th May 2021

Wed 2 June 2021

McCartneys report a very successful Collective Machinery Sale at their Beech Sale Ground at Ludlow, Shropshire on Saturday 29th May Read More

Rough Shooting Available

Thu 29 April 2021

Approx. 3,400 acres for 2021/2022 season. Read More

Outline Planning Permission Granted Planning Approval for 7 Dwellings in a Conservation Area in Warwickshire

Fri 9 April 2021

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained outline planning approval for the erection of 7 new dwellings Read More

Eminent Phipps & Pritchard Chartered Surveyor and Estate Agent Retires after 56 Years!

Thu 1 April 2021

Chris Smith (FRICS) of Phipps & Pritchard Estate Agents is hanging up his camera and tape measure after an incredible career in property. Read More

Modern Agricultural Building Successfully Converted into a Dwelling

Fri 19 March 2021

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained permission where prior approval (Under Part Q Legislation) is not required for the change of use of the modern agricultural building Read More

Householder Planning Permission Successfully Obtained for a Side Extension

Mon 8 March 2021

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained householder planning approval for a side extension Read More

Householder Planning Permission Successfully Obtained for Two Extensions and a New Double Garage

Fri 5 March 2021

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained householder planning approval for a first floor extension Read More

Householder Planning Permission Successfully Obtained for a Large Extension and a New Double Garage

Mon 1 March 2021

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained householder planning approval for a large extension and erection of a double garage Read More

Full Planning Permission Successfully Obtained for a New Agricultural Building on a Farm near to Kington

Fri 26 February 2021

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning approval for a new agricultural building on a farm Read More

Hedgerow Removal Notification Approved near to Newtown

Mon 22 February 2021

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained consent for a Hedgerow Removal Notification Read More

Affordable Dwelling Granted on Appeal Which Changes Status of Settlement

Mon 15 February 2021

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning approval for the erection of an affordable dwelling Read More

Worcester Primestock Market 2021

Fri 12 February 2021

Red and Green Market changes at Worcester Livestock Market in 2021 Read More

Welsh Farming Grants Update

Tue 19 January 2021

Please see our update of forthcoming application dates for a number of Rural Payments Wales grants Read More

New Grant Funding Opportunity

Mon 9 November 2020

The Farm Business Grant Yard Coverings scheme is now open to farmers in Wales Read More

Householder Planning Permission Successfully Obtained for 2 Extensions a New Double Garage and a Significant Enlargement to Residential Curtilage

Wed 21 October 2020

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained householder planning approval for a replacement front porch Read More

Sales Progressions and a Safe Eye!

Fri 16 October 2020

Now is more important than ever to have an agent who has a sales progression department. Read More

Reserved Matters Planning Approval Successful Obtained for 10 Dwellings in Small Rural Welsh Village

Mon 12 October 2020

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained reserved matters planning approval for a small development of 10 dwellings Read More

Full Planning Permission Successfully Obtained for a New Agricultural Building on a Farmland near to Aberhafesp

Thu 8 October 2020

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning approval for a new general purpose agricultural building Read More

Class R Permitted Development Conversions

Tue 6 October 2020

When it comes to converting agricultural buildings, the ‘Class R’ – Permitted Development is often forgotten about. Read More

Change of Sale Date for the next Portcullis Sale

Fri 25 September 2020

Please note that the date of the fine art, antique & collectables auction has changed Read More

Stamp Duty Holiday - Market Deadline Date

Mon 14 September 2020

Take advantage before the deadline date of 26th September 2020 Read More

Face Covering Update in English & Welsh Livestock Markets

Fri 11 September 2020

The same rules as in England now apply in Wales Read More

Important Covid-19 Update for Livestock Markets in England

Fri 21 August 2020

Face Covering Update in English Livestock Markets Read More

Herefordshire Call for Sites - Housing and Employment

Mon 17 August 2020

Herefordshire Council is currently undergoing a Housing and Economic Land Availability Assessment (HELAA),  this forms part of the process of reviewing the Core Strategy Read More

Livestock Matters!

Mon 27 July 2020

Very regrettably it takes a pandemic on the scale experienced by Covid-19 to bring reality back to the nation Read More

There May Be a Global Pandemic but the Regulations Keep Rolling Out….

Thu 2 July 2020

On 1st June 2020, new regulations came into force requiring landlords of residential properties Read More

Conducting Property Viewings Safely

Wed 24 June 2020

Adhering to the guidelines Read More

Reserved Matters Planning Approval Successfully Obtained for 10 Dwellings in Small Rural Welsh Village

Wed 17 June 2020

McCartneys LLP Planning and Survey department have obtained reserved matters planning approval for a small development of 10 dwellings in a small Welsh rural village Read More

New Cull Cow Section at Knighton Market Is on Fire!

Fri 12 June 2020

An entry of 60 cows sold to an outstanding trade Read More

Prime Cattle see a 15ppk Liveweight Price Increase

Mon 8 June 2020

The outlook is positive at present Read More

Pre Planning Application Consultation - Change of Use of Land to Static Caravan Park

Fri 5 June 2020

McCartneys Planning and Survey Department are currently undergoing a pre planning application consultation for the expansion of a Mid Wales caravan park Read More

Planning Permission Gained to Convert a Traditional Barn into an Unrestricted Residential Dwelling

Fri 29 May 2020

McCartneys LLP Planning and Survey department have obtained full planning approval for the change of use of a traditional part brick, part stone, part timber barn into an unrestricted residential dwelling Read More

What Are SABs? Will They Affect My Developments?

Thu 28 May 2020

You may have come across in the last 18 months a new regulation which has been in place to control storm and surface water drainage known as Sustainable Drainage Systems (SuDS) for new development in Wales. Read More

Full Planning Permission Successfully Obtained for Two New Agricultural Buildings on a Farm near to Llandrindod Wells

Mon 18 May 2020

McCartneys LLP Planning and Survey department have obtained full planning approval for two new agricultural buildings on a farm Read More

The New Normal!

Fri 15 May 2020

The lockdown has brought with it many challenges to overcome and at every stage we have conquered those challenges Read More

Full Planning Approval Successfully Obtained for an Agricultural Access Bridge over the River Teme

Wed 13 May 2020

McCartneys LLP Planning and Survey department have obtained full planning approval for an agricultural access bridge Read More

Householder Planning Approval Successful Obtained for a New Domestic Storage Building and Enlargement to Residential Curtilage

Mon 11 May 2020

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained householder planning approval for the erection of a new domestic storage building Read More

The 75th anniversary of VE Day

Fri 8 May 2020

TO THOSE WHO GAVE SO MUCH, WE THANK YOU Read More

Householder Planning Permission Successfully Obtained for Two Extensions and a New Double Garage, Gym and Home Office Building

Thu 7 May 2020

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained householder planning approval for a replacement front porch, a new single storey rear extension and the erection of a new auxiliary building Read More

Full Planning Permission Successfully Obtained for a Barn Conversion into an Unrestricted Residential Dwelling near to Brecon

Mon 4 May 2020

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning approval for the conversion of a traditional barn into a residential dwelling Read More

Glimmers of hope!

Mon 4 May 2020

The desire from people is most definitely still there Read More

A Life of Luxury

Fri 1 May 2020

A plentiful supply of good wholesome food Read More

Reserved Matters Planning Approval Successfully Obtained for 5 Dwellings in Small Rural Welsh Village

Thu 30 April 2020

McCartneys LLP Planning and Survey department have obtained reserved matters planning approval for a small development of 5 dwellings in a small Welsh rural village. Read More

How Do McCartneys Planning and Survey Department Cope During a Crisis like This?

Tue 28 April 2020

Like all companies in our industry, we as a department have had to significantly alter our working practices due to the Covid-19 crisis. Read More

Ludlow Store Sale - 8th May 2020

Fri 24 April 2020

Ludlow Store Sale on Friday 8th May will include Ewes & Lambs, Hoggs & Lambs and Cows & Calves Read More

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards – April 2020 Update

Wed 22 April 2020

Since April 2018, all new tenancies (Domestic and commercial) in Wales and England have had to meet a set of standards known commonly as MEES Read More

Dwelling Extension Granted Planning Approval in Small Countryside Settlement

Tue 21 April 2020

McCartneys LLP Planning and Survey department have obtained full planning approval for a large extension to a small rural dwelling. Read More

Woodland Creation Grants in Wales

Mon 20 April 2020

Payments of up to £4,500/ha are on offer in Wales for the creation of new woodland. Read More

Countryside Stewardship in England

Mon 20 April 2020

Are you eligible for some grant funding? Read More

Home Is?? … Compulsory

Fri 17 April 2020

Stay at Home - Protect the NHS - Save Lives Read More

Video Viewing Success

Thu 16 April 2020

Showing the impact a video viewing could have on you potentially finding a buyer for your home Read More

Ludlow Market - Monday 13th April 2020

Fri 10 April 2020

Good entries needed in all sections Read More

The New Environmental Land Management Scheme

Fri 3 April 2020

BPS and Countryside Stewardship replacement Read More

Knighton Market - Coronavirus Update

Mon 30 March 2020

Important update re Knighton market forthcoming sales Read More

Ludlow Market - Monday 30th March 2020

Sun 29 March 2020

Ludlow Market is on tomorrow, but please click on Read More to view the details Read More

McCartneys Livestock Markets - Coronavirus Latest Update

Fri 27 March 2020

The latest update as of Friday PM Read More

McCartneys Livestock Markets - Coronavirus Latest Update

Tue 24 March 2020

Defra have confirmed that markets may take place today, Tuesday 24th March but MUST apply strict conditions. Read More

Important Coronavirus Update for Worcester Market

Mon 23 March 2020

Temporary switch from red to green market Read More

McCartneys Livestock Markets - Coronavirus Latest Update

Fri 20 March 2020

The latest update as of Friday PM Read More

Confirmation Obtained That Prior Approval Is Not Required for an Agricultural Building

Wed 18 March 2020

McCartneys Planning and Survey department have received confirmation that prior approval is not required following the submission of an application under the Prior Notification of an agricultural building policy Read More

The Portcullis Auction Room

Thu 12 March 2020

2019 was a great year for the Portcullis Auction Room and 2020 has started in the same vein Read More

Capital Works and Hedgerow & Boundaries Grant Scheme is now Open

Fri 6 March 2020

Mid-Tier Application packs need to be ordered by 31st May 2020 Read More

2020 - The Year to Look at Countryside Stewardship

Thu 5 March 2020

2020 is the last year farmers will be receiving a full Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) payment Read More

Home Is.... Wherever We Build It

Wed 26 February 2020

Hayley Bright is a Secretary for the Livestock & Rural Professional Department in Knighton and has kindly shared what Home is to her. Read More

A Pancake Day Special – House Flipping

Tue 25 February 2020

House flipping means buying a house, increasing its value and making a profit on it, put simply buying at one price, then quickly selling at a higher price. Read More

Agricultural Restriction Lifted from a Rural Property in Devon

Mon 24 February 2020

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained a Certificate of Lawfulness for the removal of an agricultural restriction Read More

Welshpool Letting Agent Achieves Property Qualification of Excellence

Fri 21 February 2020

Jamie Tulloch achieves Propertymark Qualifications’ Level 3 Award in Residential Letting and Property Management Read More

New Dwelling Granted Planning Approval in a Conservation Area

Thu 20 February 2020

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning approval for the erection of a new dwelling with Clyro conservation area Read More

Generous Cheque Kick Starts a Year of Fundraising

Mon 17 February 2020

McCartneys LLP is proud to announce that they will be supporting Cancer Research UK Read More

Farmyard Redevelopment Scheme Granted Full Planning Permission and Listed Building Consent for 5 Dwellings

Mon 17 February 2020

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning approval and listed building consent for the redevelopment of a farmyard Read More

McCartneys Help the Fight Against Dementia

Mon 3 February 2020

There are so many worthy charities all in desperate need of our help. Five years ago McCartneys decided the best way to help was to adopt a charity of the year. Read More

New Dwelling Granted Planning Permission to Replace Existing Pre Fab Bungalow

Mon 3 February 2020

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning approval for the replacement of an existing ‘woolaway’ bungalow Read More

Win a Pair of Tickets to a 6 Nations Rugby Game

Fri 24 January 2020

McCartneys Estate Agents are kicking off the new year with a fabulous competition to win a pair of tickets to a 6 Nations Rugby Game Read More

Introducing Our New Lettings Manager

Thu 23 January 2020

Every day is different in my new role as McCartneys Letting Manager Read More

Diversification and Dreams – Glamping Pod Site Approval

Tue 21 January 2020

It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else, but when you understand how hard those people will work to make them come true, you know that together you’ll achieve them. Read More

Planning Permission Obtained for Industrial/Commercial Unit Change of Use

Mon 23 December 2019

McCartneys LLP Planning and Survey department obtained planning permission for change of use to an industrial unit Read More

Home Is... In the Livestock Market

Wed 18 December 2019

Awakening before the crack of dawn in order to prepare for the lengthy day ahead, amidst the hustle and bustle of the livestock market. Read More

Listed Building Consent Obtained for Grade II Listed Farmhouse

Tue 17 December 2019

McCartneys LLP Survey department secured Listed Building Consent for alterations and repairs proposed to a Grade II listed 16th century timber framed farmhouse Read More

Charity of the Year Update

Mon 16 December 2019

For many years McCartneys has proudly supported a charity of the year, raising funds for a variety of good causes Read More

We Have One of the Top 10 Properties Voted 'Best Wild & Windswept Property on the Market' by What's On Magazine

Mon 16 December 2019

It’s always a pleasure to see our properties getting focused advertising Read More

Home Is…an Ancient Forest Between Two Great Cities!

Thu 12 December 2019

Nick Millinchip is a McCartneys LLP Partner who is based at our busy Stourport-on-Severn office which is located in the Wyre Forest district of North Worcestershire. Read More

Planning Permission Obtained for Agricultural Workers Dwelling in Open Countryside Location

Tue 10 December 2019

Following the successful approval of an outline planning application for an agricultural workers dwelling Read More

Don’t Delay, Start Marketing Today!!

Fri 6 December 2019

I write this article following a fantastic sales month our Welshpool office had in November. Read More

Don’t Miss out on Your Share of £35m Diversification Grant Scheme

Fri 6 December 2019

Farmers have less than three months to submit their application to be in with the chance of securing funding under a new £35m diversification grant scheme. Read More

Christmas Elf Day at the Kidderminster Office in Aid of the Alzheimer's Society

Fri 6 December 2019

The team at Kidderminster getting into the full swing of Christmas by dressing up as Elves, in support of the Alzheimer's Society. Read More

Traditional Barn Granted Permission to Be Converted into a Holiday Let

Thu 5 December 2019

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning approval for the conversion Read More

Home is…Kidderminster

Tue 3 December 2019

Coral Herbert, one of our wonderful Sales Negotiators at Phipps and Pritchard Read More

Knighton Market Christmas Primestock Show & Sale

Mon 2 December 2019

Schedule for the Christmas Show & Sale on Thursday 5th December 2019 Read More

Ludlow Primestock Christmas Show 2019 Sale Report

Mon 2 December 2019

A fantastic entry for the 2019 Christmas Primestock at Ludlow Market.  All that took part should be very proud of what was achieved. Read More

Planning Permission Gained to Convert a Traditional Barn into an Unrestricted Residential Dwelling

Fri 29 November 2019

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained full planning approval for the change of use of a traditional part brick Read More

Royal Welsh Winter Fair 2019 Auction Report

Wed 27 November 2019

A busy few days culminating in the supreme champion heifer reaching £10,800 Read More

Spotted at the RWAS Welsh Winter Fair - Prime Minister Boris Johnson

Tue 26 November 2019

All in a days work at the RWAS Welsh Winter Fair. Read More

Home Is … Full of Fabrics, Pins & Needles at This Time of Year, in Preparation for Our Pantomime!

Mon 25 November 2019

Sandra Sharp is an Agricultural Secretary at our Knighton office and has been here for 19 years. Here she shares what a busy home life she has. Read More

Home Is... Where the Food Is

Fri 22 November 2019

Jamie Tulloch is one of our partners at McCartneys and is based at our Welshpool property office. Read More

Two Extensions Granted Planning Approval to a Rural Residential Bungalow

Fri 22 November 2019

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained householder planning approval for the erection of two extensions to rural bungalow Read More

Home Is... Where Adventure Takes Me

Wed 13 November 2019

Dominic Sumner is one of the amazing team in the IT Department that keeps us all up and running. Read More

Site Granted Full Planning Permission for an Agricultural Building and an Extension to Another Building

Mon 11 November 2019

McCartneys Planning and Survey department have obtained full planning permission for the erection of an extension to an agricultural building Read More

Ludlow Christmas Primestock Show Monday 2nd December 2019

Fri 8 November 2019

Details for the Ludlow Christmas Primestock Show on Monday 2nd December 2019. Entries close 5pm Wednesday 27th November 2019. Read More

Home Is… Where the Sheep Are

Wed 6 November 2019

If anyone had said to me 10 years ago, I would be weighing lambs on Thursday mornings at Knighton Market I wouldn’t have believed it. Read More

For Cell – a Property That Will Capture Your Imagination

Tue 5 November 2019

Go directly to Jail, do not pass GO, do not collect £200, we’ve all had that sinking feeling during a game of Monopoly Read More

Fifty Years on and Still Going Strong

Mon 4 November 2019

The sale of store cattle in Shropshire and the marches has little changed over the past fifty years. Read More

Part Retrospective Detached Garage Planning Application Granted Planning Approval

Mon 4 November 2019

McCartneys LLP planning and survey department have obtained householder planning approval (part retrospective) Read More

Home Is… ‘Gin’ and ‘Tonic’

Mon 4 November 2019

I must confess I am partial to a G ‘n’ T and have a generous selection of gins at home Read More

Reservation Agreements – A More Secure Sale?

Fri 1 November 2019

It will be very interesting to see how the government's trial is rolled out Read More

A Look Back on the Ten Y Fan Challenge

Fri 1 November 2019

For the last 5 years McCartneys - the Estate & Land Agents, Surveyors, Auctioneers and Valuers, have an annual charity of the year. This year they’re raising money for The Alzheimer’s Society UK. It was decided that they should take on an epic challenge, and Pen y Fan was in their sights. Read More

Fake News

Fri 1 November 2019

The problem is that if such ‘fake news’ suits someone’s campaign then it will be used Read More

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