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Iona’s a Woman in Agriculture

Iona’s a Woman in Agriculture Graduate Surveyor Iona Smith, who is based in Davidson & Robertson’s Ayr office, is working towards her APC with the goal of becoming a Chartered Surveyor. But she is also a very busy lady away from the office. Iona grew up on an Ayrshire beef and sheep farm and was […]

Growing number of infrastructure projects

man by lake

There are a growing number of infrastructure projects in Southern Scotland and Northern England that will affect land and property owners   Paul Robinson, Associate and Chartered Surveyor at Davidson & Robertson, has seen an increase in infrastructure and development projects affecting clients across northern England and southern Scotland. Paul joined Davidson & Robertson in […]

Carbon & forestry market opportunities

Carbon and forestry

The last 12 months has seen the further evolution of the market for forestry land and the emergence of a new sub-sector of the land market driven by carbon and environmental factors. Head of Rural & Agency George Hipwell explains the latest market developments and outlines the opportunities for landowners. Davidson & Robertson have been involved […]

Unlocking value with sales strategy & marketing expertise

Employing a sales team with specialist skills and experience is vital for unlocking value. Joe Bell from the sales team explains how having a sales strategy and marketing expertise can maximise your properties value. D&R were instructed to sell Overgate at Mealsgate in West Cumbria –  a smallholding consisting of a listed farmhouse, traditional and […]

Abigal Wass focuses on farm reviews

Abigail Wass Davidson & Robertson

New face joins Davidson & Robertson’s team to support farming resilience The significant changes to support for farming and land management have increased the level of enquiries at Davidson & Roberson (D&R), leading to the appointment of Abigail Wass as Assistant Land Agent. Abigail is working with farmers and landowners who have a range of […]

Forebank of Canterland – the Legacy

Forebank of Canterland sold by D&R

Over the course of 2021, the sale of Forebank of Canterland has been a hugely rewarding experience for George Hipwell, Director and Head of Rural & Agency, and fellow Director Lewis Anderson of the Aberdeen office. The farm, which centred around an imposing Grade A listed farmhouse, extensive traditional steading and 290 acres of mainly […]

Davidson & Robertson appoint new Director, strengthening presence in the North East 

New Director appointed in Aberdeen office Davidson & Robertson, the firm of Rural Surveyors and Consultants, has strengthened their Board of Directors with the appointment of Lewis Anderson, a Chartered Surveyor (MRICS) and member of the Institute of Agricultural Management (MIAgrM) with over twenty years’ experience. He is based at their Aberdeen office in Westhill. Lewis […]

Martin Hall elected to CAAV Executive Commitee

Members of The Central Association for Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) Council elect Martin Hall to Executive Committee. The CAAV is the national specialist professional body representing, briefing and qualifying those acting and advising on agricultural and rural property and business matters across the United Kingdom. The CAAV is governed by its Council, supported by committees which […]

D&R Celebrates 130 years service

Davidson & Robertson celebrate 130 years serving rural businesses … and Martin Hall celebrates 30 years at D&R too. Martin Hall grew up on a farm near Cockermouth, Cumbria and joined Davidson & Robertson in 1991 as an Assistant Surveyor. Progressing through the ranks, he became a Partner in 2000 and is now our Senior […]

Telecom masts – challenge the case for a new lease

telecom mast

For clients who have existing leases for telecoms masts on their land, a recent court ruling has big implications – especially if your tenant mast operator(s) is demanding a completely new lease, for far less rent. The Lands Tribunal for Scotland (LTS) ruled recently on the EE Ltd/Hutchison 3G Ltd v Duncan & Others case. […]