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New Graduate Surveyor!

We are thrilled to welcome you all to our latest addition to the team - Mitchell Corney, Graduate Surveyor. Mitchell joined us two weeks ago after gaining a 2:1 in Rural Enterprise and Land Management...

Farmland Market in North Yorkshire

The farmland market in North Yorkshire has certainly been very buoyant since the first “lockdown” ended. Robin Jessop Ltd have successfully marketed and sold three good commercial farms and a signific...

Covid-19 Update 04/11/2020

During the next temporary National Lockdown the good news is that the housing sector remains open! We will continue with appointments including, Viewings, Valuations and Market Appraisals. We wish to ...

Dairy Response Fund 2020

Due to the Covid-19 Outbreak, the dairy industry has faced several challenges including excess milk, falling prices and a reduced demand from the hospitality sector. The Dairy Response Fund has been s...

Viewing Protocol

With the impact of Covid-19 on the property market, we have introduced a guidance document that requires signing in order for a viewing to proceed.Please click here to download and view our viewing pr...

A66 Update

A66 Preferred Route Announcement! - following Highway England’s Public Consultation in 2019 to improve the A66 between M6 junction 40 at Penrith and the A1(M) at Scotch Corner, HE have chosen their pr...

7th May 2020 - Rural Payments Agency Update

Following the announcement that the claim deadlines for BPS, CS and ES had been moved to the 15th June 2020. The RPA has now announced that we are able to add land by email until the 4th June 2020 for...

RPA Announces Bridging Payments for Unpaid Claims on their Stewardship Agreements for the 2019 Claim Year

The RPA confirmed on the 28th April 2020 that bridging payments will be offered to farmers and land managers for their unpaid claims on their stewardship agreements for the 2019 claim year.The bridgin...

BPS and CS/ES Revenue Claim Application Deadline Extended to 15th June 2020

DEFRA and the RPA haveagreed to extend the 15th May deadline to 15th June 2020. This deadline extension applies to BPS 2020 applications, Countryside Stewardship/ Environmental Stewardship 2020 revenu...

Spring 2020 Land Update

Despite the ongoing Covid-19 issue Land Sales are still continuing to complete. At Robin Jessop the following sales have recently completed:4.68 Acres approx. of grassland at Sandhutton, Thirsk – Sold...

Farming Recovery Fund extended to include those affected by 2020 flooding

The Farming Recovery Fund was originally opened in September 2019 with an extension added to cover the flooding that occurred in November 2019. On 20th March 2020, it was announced that a further £6mi...

Spring 2020 Agricultural Newsletter

Please click here to view our Spring Agricultural Newsletter

BPS 2020 Update

Following the announcement in March 2020 stating that the RPA would be relaxing the Crop Diversification Rule for the 2020 BPS, further guidance has now been published.The Government is currently prog...

Covid-19 and Residential Tenants

The UK Government brought in emergency legislation under the Coronavirus Act. The Act provides additional protection for residential tenants. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, many people are facing finan...

Covid-19 Notice

We are providing the same service while working from home, do give us a call on 01969 622800 or 01677 425950 and we would be happy to help!

Basic Payment Scheme - Three Crop Rule Update

It has been confirmed that the Three Crop Rule is to be relaxed for this year due to the recent extreme weather conditions. As a result this has made it difficult to sow crops. The Government is pursu...

Robin Jessop Ltd Response to Covid-19

ROBIN JESSOP LTD ADVICE TO CLIENTS IN RESPONSE TO COVID-19We would firstly like to reassure all clients that we will continue to provide a service throughout the challenging times ahead in connection ...

Basic Payment Scheme - Are You Prepared For The Future?

The changes to the current Basic Payment Scheme (BPS) will be one of the biggest challenges facing farmers and landowners when the Agriculture Bill is introduced.For the 2020 scheme year, there will b...

Countryside Stewardship Schemes – Best Way To Prepare For The Future

The Government announced on the 11th February 2020 that the application window for the Countryside Stewardship Schemes was now open.The Scheme is the best way to prepare for the future Environmental L...

Significant changes to come for the Basic Payment Scheme

Following the introduction of the Agriculture Bill into Parliament on January 16th 2020, the new policy will be aimed at boosting productivity and rewarding environmental improvements. Elements of the...

Septic Tank Regulations

The Environment Agency has relaxed its deadline for upgrading or replacing those tanks which discharge directly to a watercourse. Previously the deadline for compliance was the 1st January 2020, but t...

Farming Flood Recovery Fund Applications

Applications for the Farming Flood Recovery Fund that opened in September 2019 has now been opened to those affected by the flooding in Yorkshire and The Midlands.The following areas eligible for the ...

Farming Recovery Fund Applications Now Open!!

The UK Government has set aside £2million for those affected by the extreme rainfall occurring in June 2019 and July 2019. A minimum grant of £500 is available and a maximum grant of £25,000 is availa...

A Ready Made Community in Bedale

Many people I speak to turn their noses up at the thought of a retirement flat but on inspection the block of flats in Bedale is its own little community. To me, retirement flats are like student livi...

Happy Yorkshire Day!

Happy Yorkshire Day!We are proud to have been based in the wonderful market towns of Bedale and Leyburn since 2002!If you are thinking of selling your property give us a call and let our team help you...

Summer Auction Tuesday 23rd July 2019

Our next Property Auction will be held on Tuesday 23rd July at 6pm at The Allerton Court Hotel, Northallerton.Registration of bidders will begin at 5pm.If you have any queries please do not hesitate t...

Spotlight on Hawes!

Hawes means "pass between the mountains" and it stands between the stunning Buttertubs and Fleet Moss.Hawes is a traditional dales market town with a thriving market every Tuesday.Despite being a smal...

5 Reasons To Move To Northallerton!

5 reasons to move to Northallerton!It has a plethora of community events running on a weekly basis from the adult and junior park runs, farmers markets, amateur dramatic performances and films at the ...

The Countryside Productivity Grants Scheme - Round 2

The Countryside Productivity Small Grants scheme Round 2 is now available for all farm types including livestock, horticulture and arable businesses, with a total of £15 million available.For Round 2 ...

Countryside Stewardship Application Packs Deadline

The deadline for Countryside Stewardship Application packs is today!If you would still like to be considered contact Tabitha Bentley in our Bedale office today - 01677 425950.

A66 Dualling - Public Consultation Opens

The A66 trans-pennine link is a key route between North East England, Scotland and Northern Ireland.New proposals to dual the last 18 miles of the A66 have now been published by Highways England. High...

Tour de Yorkshire

On Friday 3rd May the historic market town of Bedale welcomes the Tour de Yorkshire!Our offices in Bedale will have prime viewing for the race finish in the centre of the market place!There will be lo...

A1 Compensation

Do you live between Leeming and Barton near to the A1? If yes then you may be entitled to compensation due to the increased noise, dust and light as a result of the scheme. If you think you have been ...

APC Success!!!

Huge congratulations to Tabitha Bentley who has passed her APC exams with the Royal Institution Of Chartered Surveyors.Tabby has worked very hard for these exams and we are thrilled that she has done ...