RURAL & DEVELOPMENT LAND AGENTS

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Welcome to WebbPaton

WebbPaton of Royal Wootton Bassett near Swindon are:

  • Rural Land Agents 
  • Agricultural Valuers 
  • Development Land Consultants
  • Renewable Energy Specialists
  • Buying and selling farms, rural property and development land

WebbPaton specialise in helping the rural and farming sector of landowners, farmers and tenants throughout Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Berkshire, Gloucestershire and the rest of the Country.  WebbPaton was established by Mark Webb and George Paton in 1999.

The Partners of WebbPaton own FarmXS which collects and recycles agricultural and equestrian waste plastic and paper throughout England.  In the last 5 years 98% of the farm plastic we have collected has been recycled.

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2021 Entitlements

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Agriculture

Farmers are about to see the biggest changes in agriculture for many years under the new Agricultural Act and Environment Bill. WebbPaton can advise you on how to maximise your farm's property assets. We have detailed knowledge of the main issues which affect your farm. We can help our clients obtaining planning permission, rural grants and finance.

Diversification

WebbPaton are able to offer advice to any farmer looking to diversify their agricultural businesses whether it is to an office, farm shop, storage unit, workshop or leisure activity. We regularly help farmers obtain Class Q planning for the conversion of farm buildings to dwellings. We also can help you obtain planning for new farm buildings.


Contract Farming

WebbPaton deal with Contract Farming Agreements for arable, dairy and livestock enterprises. How these are drafted is important to minimise tax impacts on farmers. The consequences of not drafting such agreements correctly can have a substantial impact on Inheritance and Capital Gains Taxes.

Renewables

WebbPaton advise farmers on renewables including solar, wind, bio digesters, and energy storage systems such as batteries, fly wheels, compressed air and hydrogen technologies on their farms for grid balancing.
We are at the forefront on advising clients on carbon and environmental offsetting as the new Environmental Bill becomes legislation.

Farm Sales

WebbPaton regularly sell farms, smallholdings, fields, pony paddocks, farmhouses, leisure land, building, barn conversions, building plots and residential development land. Recently we have sold a large Wiltshire rural estate on the Marlborough Downs and development land in Swindon, Oxfordshire, Gloucestershire and Wiltshire.

Development Land

WebbPaton have acted for our farming clients on residential development for many years. We regularly advise on promotional agreements, options and sales of development land. We sell building plots, farm buildings conversions, edge of village sites and town expansions.

Valuations

WebbPaton are specialist rural valuers. We value farms, rural estates, equestrian properties and development land for sales, lending, probate, capital gains tax and family purposes. As your Local Agricultural Mortgage Corporation Valuers we can help with your farm lending requirements. We regularly do RICS Red Book Valuations on residential development land.


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Countryside Stewardship

WebbPaton have many years experience helping our clients on environmental schemes such as Countryside Stewardship Schemes (CSS). We are ready to advise farmers on the key elements of the Environmental Land Management scheme ELMs -being Sustainable Farming Incentive, Local Nature Recovery and Landscape Recovery.

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Farm tenancies

WebbPaton act for tenants and landlords on Agricultural Holdings Act (AHA) and Farm Business Tenancies (FBT). In the Spring we have grazing land available to let on grass keep licences. We also deal with construction compound licences, house / cottage lettings and business leases.

DEVELOPMENT LAND CONSULTANTS

WebbPaton are specialist residential development land consultants. We act for landowners advising them of how to obtain planning and add value to their land on anything from a single plot  to  a 12,000 dwellings town expansion.  

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