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Farm Options Study

September 6, 2021 • Approved & Completed

Farm Options Study

View the results of study here

To conduct a study into the potential future uses of a Monmouthshire county farm.  The tenancy of the farm lapses, without a renewal requirement in early 2022.  The study will assess all options including those set out below:

  • Sell the farm as a going concern and secure the capital derived from the sale
  • Let the farm in the same method that has been adopted for many years, and let the new tenant decide on how they wish to operate the farm
  • Let the farm with conditions that enable the delivery of policies such as:

i. Declaration of a climate emergency

ii. Zero carbon ambitions

iii. Green Infrastructure policy etc.,

  • Let the farm to multiple tenants as commercial or semi-commercial growers, demonstrating Foundational and Circular Economy, low carbon farming principles.

Total cost of project: £10,000.00 RDP Amount: £8,000.00

Project Start: September 2021

Project Finish: October 2021

View the results of study here