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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Batcheller Monkhouse Coronavirus Guidance

Our offices are open. Batcheller Monkhouse remains committed to ensuring the safety and continued health of all clients and staff. We ask all those visiting us to hand sanitise before […]

England Woodland Creation Offer (EWCO)

Over the last few years, I have had a number of clients who wanted to plant small areas of new woodland, only to be put off by the minimum area […]

Forest of ELMS trees

The Government has pledged that the country will be ‘carbon neutral’ in only three decades, an ambitious policy that requires action from all sectors of the economy. While technological solutions […]

Rural Outlook

Another Year of Challenges for farmers, growers, land and property owners and occupiers… In this edition we discuss a huge range of topics that will be of interest to all […]

Encouraging potential Olympians by sponsoring grass roots sport

Sponsoring events in our locality Perhaps by sponsoring grass roots level sport Batcheller Monkhouse is encouraging potential equestrian Olympians. In June Batcheller Monkhouse sponsored Brightling Park Horse Trials where the […]

Fundraising event for The Chailey Heritage Foundation

On Sunday 4 July 2021, Batcheller Monkhouse were thrilled to be able to sponsor the Focus 10k fundraising event for The Chailey Heritage Foundation. The Focus 10k which is the […]

The Sustainable Farming Incentive

The Sustainable Farming Incentive (SFI) is the long-awaited scheme that will deliver on the Governments ‘Public Money or Public Good’ slogan. The new scheme will reward farmers for adopting more […]

Farming in Protected Landscapes

The Farming in Protected Landscapes programme has been developed by DEFRA and will run from July 2021 to March 2024. The time-limited programme aims to help farmers and land managers […]

Latest Property Preview

Latest Property Preview This is the latest edition of our Property Preview, please read it here.  The Property Preview showcases property which are new to the market over the past […]

Sigma Strategic Land & Nitrate Neutrality

In June 2021, Clare Bartlett MRTPI PIEMA, Partner, took part in a Q&A with Sigma Strategic Land on the thorny issue of nitrate neutrality. Clare heads up the Batcheller Monkhouse […]

Farming is Changing | DEFRA

This morning DEFRA have announced more details on how Farming is Changing and what grants will look like in the future. In addition, the Sustainable Farming Incentive, Local Nature Recovery […]

Arun District Council Calling for Sites

Arun District Council is calling for sites. They are inviting landowners to submit sites that will be available for housing or commercial development over the next 15 years. The sites […]

Does your home meet your needs?

This week Estate Agent Today released an article which included some fascinating comments from Zoopla about how people in the UK are living in homes that don’t meet their needs. […]

Haywards Heath Charity Support

This week is National Volunteering Week. At Batcheller Monkhouse we always try to get involved with our local community where we can, and next month our Haywards Heath branch will […]

Planning Reform Bill

Planning Update: The Planning Reform Bill A new Planning Reform Bill has been announced in the Queens Speech delivered at this weeks opening of Parliament. The purpose of the Bill […]

Landlords – demand for rental property at all time high

Landlords – Demand is at an all-time high, in the first quarter we registered nearly 300 applicants, and this was with limited stock across all four offices. For each property […]

Farming Investment Fund

Further details of the Farming Investment Fund (FIF) have been released which will provide farmers with grants to improve profitability and environmental outcomes. The Farming Investment Fund will be split […]

About Hawkhurst in East Sussex

This weeks village spotlight focuses on Hawkhurst in East Sussex, a favoured area where Batcheller Monkhouse has sold and let property for many years. If want to find out more […]

About Winchelsea in East Sussex

This weeks village spotlight focuses on a very popular parish, Winchelsea in East Sussex. With an office located in Battle and unmatched local experience, particularly in rural property, Batcheller Monkhouse […]

About Lindfield in West Sussex

Lindfield means ‘open land with lime trees.’ Located in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) Lindfield is a beautiful village in the heart of Mid-Sussex with a wonderful pond […]

Southampton to Heathrow Aviation Fuel Pipeline

Next year should see the construction of Esso’s new 90km Southampton to Heathrow aviation fuel pipeline. This will be replacing the original one which was installed in the 1960s. Batcheller […]

About Wadhurst in East Sussex

Across Sussex and Kent we are extremely fortunate to have numerous beautiful and historic villages. This week our spotlight village is Wadhurst in East Sussex. For more than 25 years […]

About Mayfield Village

Across Our Corner of England we are extremely fortunate to have numerous beautiful and historic villages. Each week we shall be highlighting one of these and this week the spotlight […]

About Langton Green in Kent

Batcheller Monkhouse let and sell a number of properties in Langton Green, Kent and the surrounding area. With four offices across Kent and Sussex and highly experienced staff, our knowledge […]