Our expertise in the South East, combined with our knowledge of the local market and economy, enables us to generate informative news and articles. Areas of interest include property and land, price trends, forecasts and legislation.

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Rural Grants Update

Following the latest announcements made by Defra, we have outlined the main updates and changes to the different grant funding schemes below: Improving Farm Productivity Grant For robotic or automatic […]

The Kent Farming Conference 2024

Batcheller Monkhouse were delighted to once again attend The Kent Farming Conference in Detling, Kent. On the 24th of January 2024, our rural professionals enjoyed an evening at The Kent […]

Valuation and Raising Finance for your Project

Do you know how much your land and buildings are worth? The truth is that while most people will have a rough figure in their head, assessing the true value […]

Wear It Pink 2023

In October 2023, Batcheller Monkhouse once again took part in Wear It Pink in aid of raising awareness and funds for Breast Cancer Now. Breast Cancer Now raises money every […]

Oxford Brookes University Careers Fair 2023

On Tuesday the 10th of October 2023, Batcheller Monkhouse had great success attending Oxford Brookes University Careers Fair. At Batcheller Monkhouse, we are delighted to offer Graduate jobs and work […]

The Royal Agricultural University Careers Fair 2023

On Wednesday the 5th of October 2023, our Rural Professionals had great success attending The Royal Agricultural University Careers Fair. At Batcheller Monkhouse, we are pleased to offer Graduate jobs […]

Petworth Ploughing Match 2023

On Saturday the 23rd of September 2023, staff from our Rural Department in Pulborough, West Sussex attended Petworth Ploughing Match. A great time was had by all at Petworth Ploughing […]

Laughton Ploughing Match 2023

On Wednesday the 20th of September 2023, our Rural, Agency, Lettings, Telecoms and Planning Professionals attended Laughton Ploughing Match. The annual agricultural event was held on South Farm in Rodmell, […]

The Weald of Kent Ploughing Match 2023

On the 16th of September 2023, our Rural, Agency, Lettings, Telecoms and Planning Professionals had great success attending the Weald of Kent Ploughing Match. The first Ploughing Match Batcheller Monkhouse […]

The South of England Show 2023

Batcheller Monkhouse were delighted to be back at The South of England Show on Friday 9th and Saturday 10th June 2023. The annual agricultural event was held at the South […]

Heathfield Agricultural Show 2023

Batcheller Monkhouse were thrilled to be back at Heathfield Agricultural Show on Saturday 27th May 2023. Held at Tottingworth Farm in Broad Oak, our Agency and Rural Professionals spent the […]

Careers Fair 2023

On Tuesday 18th April, members of staff from our Tunbridge Wells office attended The Skinners’ School and Tunbridge Wells Grammar School for Girls’ Annual Careers Fair. At Batcheller Monkhouse we […]

Sussex Hospices Trail 2023

At Batcheller Monkhouse we strive to support charities and local communities where we can. Whilst we will continue to support several charities, we are delighted to announce our main charity […]

Farm Expo 2023

Batcheller Monkhouse were thrilled to be back at Farm Expo in Detling, Kent on Wednesday 1st March 2023. Held at the Kent County Showground our Rural Professionals spent the day […]

Farming Equipment and Technology Fund Grant

New Release – Round 2: Farming Equipment and Technology Fund Grant The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) has published the full list of items for the second round of the Farming […]

Countryside Stewardship Higher Tier applications now open

The application window for Countryside Stewardship Higher Tier is now open and the official guidance has been published by the Rural Payment Agency. Higher Tier grants provide multi-year management options […]

Kent Farming Conference 2023

Batcheller Monkhouse were proud to be sponsors of The Kent Farming Conference in 2023. In January 2023 our rural professionals enjoyed a well-attended Kent Farming Conference at the Kent County […]

DEFRA announces Environmental Land Management Scheme update

The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) has announced what the future of the Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS) holds for farmers and landowners. Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) […]

Countryside Stewardship Scheme and Sustainable Farming Incentive

Countryside Stewardship Scheme (CSS) At the Oxford Farming Conference, Mark Spencer announced that the majority of revenue payment rates under CSS will be increased by 10% for all new and […]

Hailsham Livestock Market

Batcheller Monkhouse Rural Surveyors attended the Hailsham Livestock Market to speak with local farmers and landowners about the future of rural grants. Members of staff from our Tunbridge Wells Professional […]

The Queen’s Green Canopy

Batcheller Monkhouse are proud to be raising awareness of The Queen’s Green Canopy. This initiative of planting over a million trees across the nation between October 2021 and March 2023 […]

Wear It Pink

In October 2022, Batcheller Monkhouse once again took part in Wear It Pink to help raise awareness and money for Breast Cancer Now. Breast Cancer Now raise money every year […]

Careers Fair 2022

In October 2022, a team of our Rural Professionals had great success attending Careers Fairs at the Royal Agricultural University and Oxford Brookes University. Royal Agricultural University – Thursday 6th […]

Ploughing Matches 2022

During September 2022 many of our Rural Professionals, Agency, Lettings, Telecoms and Planning teams attended a number of Ploughing Matches across Kent and Sussex. Weald of Kent Ploughing Match The […]