Regardless of the size of your business or land holding we can help you achieve your goals. We can help startups, smallholdings through to large estates and farms. We understand that each project is unique with its own set of challenges. We have helped a wide range of projects achieve the required goals from pond creation, woodland management to helping new land owners manage land in a sustainable and regenerative way.
With the future of the environment set to change over the coming years, our services can help you achieve the goals, requirements and visions you hold. We look to the latest innovation to help us understand and implement projects, however sometimes the smallest of changes that are tried and tested can bring about excellent results. We aim to help you as much as possible, providing services on time and within budget and look best how the environment and land can work best for you both financially and environmentally.
Now is a good time to look forwards and see what Countryside Contracting and Consultancy can do for your agricultural, ecology and estate needs.
With the move away from the Basic Payments, Countryside Stewardship to the Environmental Land Management Scheme (ELMS), which is looking at public payment for public goods now is a good time to look forwards to the future and see how your business or land can move forwards.
It is key that agricultural business's have to knowledge, support and tools to ensure that they remain competitive and up to date with the latest information. We can guide you through the process, looking at the best options for your farm, landholding and estate, from woodland management plans, current and future stewardship and ELMS plans both in the office and in the field.
We can provide a range of support services from labour through to application advice for stewardship, grant applications, and mapping.
We have have a wide range of experience helping the agricultural sector in arable, livestock and viticulture.
Coming soon - We are looking at expanding our services to enable us to provide contracting services using our own equipment during busy periods or maintenance including stewardship management on farm.
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We can undertake various aspects of survey work using a network of specialists.
We can help with habitat creation, restoration and maintenance as well as management plans, applications to Natural England and local planning authorities.
We can provide fencing services for both wildlife mitigation and livestock management.
We also provide advice on conservation grazing management and are looking at having a grazing herd ourselves to undertake conservation grazing on your behalf.
We also have experience of scrub clearance using mob grazing techniques with livestock that has proven successful in the past.
Our services include:
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We have estate management experience including woodland management and countryside stewardship management. If we can’t undertake the work directly, we will use one our carefully selected partners to undertake the work required.
We can undertake a wide range of estate related tasks, from small to big projects.
Some of what we can provide:
We can provide additional labour when required and have experience in a wide range of equipment for arable, livestock and vineyard settings using both GPS and non GPS systems.
Alongside this we can apply to the Environment Agency and undertake spraying in and around water with a knapsack sprayer.
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We put you and your business first, to help in any way we can.
With our knowledgeable team, we are able to put the right person in contact with you and to carry out any work that would would benefit your business.
We will come and meet you face to face and discuss all your needs and concerns and provide you with the correct information prior to work commencing.
Our team is built with people who have the knowledge and understanding of agricultural aspects.
We have a large network built with both business and personal contacts we draw upon, to make sure you get the best advice and experience.
All our team members have many professional qualifications, and between us we have years of practical experience.
Our agriculture and estate management team can advise and undertake a wide range of projects to ensure that the environment and your business can work in partnership. We understand that each business is unique and that no one solution fits all. We further understand that the balance between the environment and production needs and aim to help you get this balance.
We can undertake practical and desk based projects to identify the best way forward for your business no matter how large or small.
Chris is an enthusiastic and passionate person, with experience in agriculture and the environment, having completed degrees at the Royal Agricultural University, Chris has worked on several projects and companies including Natural England and the Royal Agricultural University in international projects.
Chris has undertaken a wide range of scientific study and spends time keeping up to date with the latest developments to ensure that the advice and work undertaken is done to the best and latest standards.
Our Ecological team can undertakes a varied workload in different settings from agriculture through to private houses. We understand the balance between protecting nature and moving your project forwards and strive to get the balance right for each project which is unique.
We will work to find the solution that benefits all regardless of project size.
For an initial consultation or informal discussion please get in touch.