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Successful Autumn Farm Dispersal Sale

G Herbert Banks conducted their second well attended farm sale on Saturday 19th October, with a wide range of lots sold for Newnham Farms Ltd. The sale was due to Newnham Farms Ltd moving their hop farming operations to a new farm further along the Teme Valley. The sale was largely made up of hop […]

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BUOYANT TRADE FOR TIDY WELL MAINTAINED MACHINERY

Auctioneers G Herbert Banks in conjunction with Halls Holdings Limited of Kidderminster conducted a very successful dispersal sale at Stonehill Farm, Lineholt, Ombersley, Worcestershire last Saturday 5th October on behalf of the Sanders family. Auctioneers Bob Parry of G Herbert Banks and James McIntyre of Halls worked their way through 250 lots in around 2 […]

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Significant demand for residential projects continues

Many buyers are continuing to search for the ‘doer upper’. This is both for occupation as a private house or as an development or investment opportunity. We continue to market, and sell very successfully, a good number such properties across the region. Recent sales of note include: The incredibly appealing River Bank House, Cookley in […]

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Another Pending Farm Dispersal Sale – 19th October 2019

By Direction of Newnham Farms Ltd Newnham Court Farm, Newnham Bridge, Tenbury Wells WR15 8JF DISPERSAL SALE OF HOP, FRUIT, HORTICULTURAL & AGRICULTURAL EQUIPMENT & EFFECTS to include: Tractors & vehicles: 14 Tractors viz John Deere 5100 GF(15); John Deere 5615F (06); John Deere 1950; New Holland TN75DA (06); New Holland TN755 (03); New Holland 4135; Massey Ferguson 240; Massey […]

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Farm Dispersal Sale – 5th October 2019

G Herbert Banks and Halls Holdings Limited have been jointly favored with the kind instruction of the Executors of HA & VB Sanders to conduct this interesting dispersal sale of 4 classic Massey Ferguson tractors together with a range of good quality arable and horticultural machinery together with the usual range of small tools, spares […]

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New To The Market – Stunning Georgian House

Dodoak Little Witley has just come to the market with a guide price of £650,000. This is a wonderful attached Georgian country house with fabulous accommodation of about 3353 sq ft. The property is situated in a much favoured and very accessible area, being extremely well placed for schools & commuting. Dodoak has been sensitively improved […]

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Glamping

With Brexit looming, many farmers and landowners looking to diversify and invest their time in something other than growing food crops or stocking their land.  In the glorious counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire there are many other options, such as using a small waterside field or unproductive corner or hill on the farm for something […]

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Landlords have your say

Consultation is open until the 12th October 2019 for those with an interest in the rental market – whether that be landlords, tenants or observers – to make their views on the proposed scrapping of the Section 21 notice. See my previous article on this announcement – https://gherbertbanks.co.uk/news/potential-scrapping-of-section-21-notices/ This is a very worrying proposal and […]

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Positive start to the early Autumn market

Very interesting & varied new instructions which are generating strong levels of interest.   These include The Glebe House at Bayton, a real Georgian gem in a wonderful setting on the Shropshire/Worcestershire borders.  This is a very special country house with a good level of interest.   River Bank House, Cookley is a fascinating canal […]

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‘Farming is changing’

DEFRA have recently (August 2019) released a publication titled ‘Farming is changing here’s what you need to know’. It is an interesting read setting out what changes are planned after we leave the EU. The document can be viewed at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/future-farming-changes-to-farming-in-england/farming-is-changing-heres-what-you-need-to-know-august-2019-web-version On page two they declare their aims which are: – We aim to become […]

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