Compulsory purchase and compensation

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Our services include provision of compulsory purchase and compensation advice to clients including HS2 Ltd and the Environment Agency. These include negotiating strategic acquisitions of land and property and related valuations covering market value, severance/injurious affection, and disturbance in accordance with RICS standards. We also negotiate temporary possessions and payments, and set up management agreements […]

Environmental land agency and valuations

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Our services include provision of a range of ‘environmental’ land agency and valuation services to clients such as Natural England, Plantlife International and other environmental organisations. These include advice on purchases, leases, licences, management agreements, revocation of consents, grant schemes, landlord and tenant matters, and estate management, and related negotiations. We also undertake valuations of […]

Modelling the economic impact of ELM

Cumulus Consultants continues its strong involvement in the design and development of the government’s Environmental Land Management (ELM) scheme due to be fully introduced by 2024. We are working at the forefront of these changes through our involvement in: ELM Payment Methodologies – we were an integral part of a research team developing new payment methodologies on behalf […]

BPS and agri-environment scheme applications and management

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Our service includes advice on implementing agri-environment and woodland schemes, submitting Basic Payment Scheme claims, managing cross compliance and flagging up future environmental obligations and opportunities. High profile and successful ELS/HLS and CS applications and renewals were completed for a large number of clients, within a broad range of farming systems. Agreements were targeted towards […]