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Land at Aston, Oswestry for sale by informal tender

25th June 2024

Land at Aston, Oswestry, Shropshire, SY11 4JH

40.45 acres (16.37 hectares) approximately of agricultural land in a prime location with excellent access.

For sale as a whole by informal tender.

Tender packs can be obtained by contacting us on or 01939 260302.

The Land
The land comprises three parcels of productive, flat pasture land which is well fenced with good access off the main A5 Oswestry to Shrewsbury road.

The pasture land extends to approximately 40.45 acres. There is a strip of game cover extending to approximately two acres. The land is currently used for mowing and grazing purposes but is suitable for a diverse range of amenity, equestrian and renewable uses, or it could be ploughed subject to obtaining any necessary consents.

There are areas of the land that are attractive to wildlife, including a pond, thick hedges and mature trees.

BPS & Environmental Stewardship
The land is registered on the Rural Land Register with the Rural Payments Agency. The de-linked payments will be retained by the Vendors. The land is subject to an ELS/HLS Environmental Stewardship Scheme Reference: AG00443446 with a term date of 30/04/25.

We understand there is a mains water connection to the land.

Visit for more information.

Under offer - Land and buildings at Clive Wood Farm

20th June 2024

We’re delighted to have this block of land and buildings now under offer; we are seeing good demand for agricultural land.

If you are thinking of selling your rural property, please contact us for a free market appraisal at or 01939 260302.

78.21 acres (31.65 hectares) of standing grass available in South Shropshire

20th June 2024

78.21 acres (31.65 hectares) of standing grass available for mowing in South Shropshire near Tugford, Craven Arms.

About 31 acres of the block is available now with the remaining 47 acres available from 1st August (due to curlew breeding).

Offers are invited.

For more information please visit where you can download the brochure.

Estate operations manager job

18th June 2024

Estate operations manager wanted for North Shropshire Estate.

Our client, near Oswestry, is looking for someone to work on their traditional estate. The role will include;

• Maintenance of tracks and footpaths
• Grassland and water trough maintenance
• Fencing and Gate repairs/maintenance
• Ditch line maintenance
• Some grass cutting and strimming
• Basic maintenance of plant and machinery

The successful applicant will require the following:

• Experience in the operation of farm machinery (e.g. tractors and associated equipment)
• Tractors, grabs, Loaders, PTO
• Trailers, Mowers/mulchers
• Digger operator qualified (no more than 8 ton)
• General non-specialised building and property maintenance abilities

For further information please contact or 01939 260302.

Estate Administrator and Bookkeeping – Shropshire

11th June 2024

 Job search - Estate Administrator and Bookkeeping – Shropshire

 Our client is looking for someone to fulfil a key role on their traditional Welsh Marches estate near Oswestry.

It is a mixed rural estate comprising residential, forestry, commercial, and agricultural tenancies. They are looking for someone to principally do bookkeeping and maintain tenancy information and rent collection as well as the wages and financial side of the estate. The role also includes assisting with rent reviews, lease renewals and contract farming accounts working alongside the rest of the team.

Minimum 20 hours a week. Previous experience with property management is preferred. Do contact us for further information or if you think this role would suit you.

Open Farm Sunday

9th June 2024

It is Open Farm Sunday today and we are at Oteley Farm Estate in Ellesmere to explain what we do for the estate and other land owners. Hope to see you there!

Changes to BPS de-linked payments

28th May 2024

The RPA have just announced changes to the BPS de-linked payment dates.

Approximately 50% of the de-linked payment will be made from 1st August and the second instalment to be paid from 1st September rather than December. This has been done to help farmers with their cashflow following the impact of the wet weather.

The amount received this year will be approximately 50% of your original BPS payment prior to the transition period. For any further information, or assistance, please contact us at Williams Round.

New hedgerow management regulations approved

23rd May 2024

New hedgerow management regulations approved

What the regulations mean for you:
- A 2 metre buffer strip with green cover must be established and maintained.
- No cultivation or application of pesticides or fertilisers within the 2-metre buffer strip
- A hedgerow cutting and trimming ban from 1 March to 31 August (inclusive)

The cutting and trimming ban will start immediately. The buffer strip rules will begin from 1 July 2024 for grassland and from the first harvest after 1 July 2024 for land which is currently cropped.