SMART PROPERTY SOLUTIONS

for clients to make the right rural property decisions and maximise value.

About us

Ceres Property is a new partnership formed with the specific aim of helping our clients to make the right property decisions and maximise value.

Our expertise encompasses the rural environment, including agricultural, residential and commercial property portfolios, and a detailed understanding of the legal, political, environmental and financial implications that can influence proposed projects/schemes and their outcomes.

Our Services

Compulsory Purchase & Compensation

Compulsory purchase orders can be complex, whether it involves a pipe, cable, road, or other infrastructure projects. Sound…

Renewables Consultancy

From conception to construction, renewables projects involve identifying potential sites, negotiating terms and agreeing rights for third…

Strategic estate advice

Understanding our clients’ aims and objectives is the first step to providing the high quality advice often needed for multiple generations while also identifying…

valuation PROCESS

Specialist valuations of rural assets, including land, residential and commercial property, have to be carried out for a number of reasons – whether they are…

PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Against an ever-changing background and an increasingly complex market, the challenge of owning land and property often requires a fresh view and some innovative thinking.  Whatever…

Landlord & tenant

Ceres Property has the expertise to advise on a wide range of landlord and tenant matters across agricultural, residential and commercial assets, so that solutions can be…

MEET THE TEAM

With a highly experienced, specialist team of professionals – many of whom will be familiar – our role is to provide independent and strategic advice that helps you manage your property assets and deliver the best results.

Peter Cole

Partner

Christopher Monk

Partner

Shaun Spalding

coo & fd

Jason Cantrill

PARTNER

our SOLUTIONS

We develop and build long-term working relationships with our clients, offering a tailored service according to specific needs and requirements so that informed decisions can be made with confidence.

For solutions, impartial advice and an expert view on your property issues, get in touch to find out how we can help.

Recent News

AGRICULTURAL RENT REVIEWS OVER MICHAELMAS 2021

Michaelmas 2021 brought about some contentious rent reviews following the rising cost of inputs, reductions in BPS payments, and the continued uncertainties surrounding ELMS. We were instructed to assist with a number Agricultural Holding Act (AHA) Tenancy Rent Reviews. This resulted in some interesting conclusions through the negotiation and arbitration process. Whilst the number of […]

GRANTS FOR INSTALLING CHARGE POINTS REDUCE COSTS BY UP TO £14,000

Grant funding for the purchase and installation of electric vehicle charge points can cover up to 75% of the cost of fitting them, while adding value to an asset or farm diversification, farmers and rural landlords are being advised. As the government seeks to encourage the uptake of greener transport, the Workplace Charging Scheme (WCS) […]

TURNING UP THE HEAT ON RURAL LANDLORDS

Rural landlords will need to comply with new energy efficiency targets by 2030 as part of the Government’s commitment to improve the long-term energy performance standards of privately rented homes in England and Wales, highlights Ceres Property. As significant change is introduced to the private rented sector to improve domestic energy use, landlords should schedule […]

GOVERNMENT’S PROPOSAL TO CAP COMPULSORY PURCHASE COMPENSATION. SURELY NOT?

The Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities announced a bombshell of a consultation on compensation reform on 6th June. Suspiciously well timed whilst the cameras were pointing at MP’s considering if they have confidence in our PM. If carried through into the Levelling-Up and Regeneration Bill (LURB), these are likely to be the most […]

AUTUMN BUDGET 2021 FOR THE PROPERTY SECTOR WILL IT BE ENOUGH TO SATISFY INSULATE BRITAIN?

As expected, the Budget was light on news for those in the property sector. This was never going to be a budget that really tackles our housing shortage, as the Chancellor’s focus was on repairing damage done from the pandemic. The good news is that all the forecasts from the Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) […]

BETTER OUTLOOK ON GRID CONNECTION ISSUES FOR SOLAR SITES

Landowners wanting to take advantage of the increased demand for renewable energy should consider how any potential solar farm site could be connected to the grid, advises Ceres Property. Knowing whether a site is suitable for ground-based solar development can require a lengthy assessment process before connection approvals are agreed, says associate partner Peter Cole. […]

Our OFFICES

Ceres Property has offices in Norwich, Oxford and Saffron Walden. From our offices we cover a large area of the south and east of England, so please do not hesitate to contact us if you are not local to one of these addresses.

ceres property - Norwich

Suite GF8
Crafton- House
Rosebery Busness Park Mentmore way
Poringland
NR14 7XP

ceres property - SAFFRON WALDEN

Suites 11-12
Council Offices
London Road Saffron Walden
CB11 4ER

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