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Merry Christmas
Posted on 11 December 2019

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from all the team at Vickers & Barrass Chartered Surveyors!

Our Christmas Opening Times

Tow Law Office - Closed from 12 noon on 24th December until 9am on 2nd January.

County Durham Surveyor Qualifies for RICS
Posted on 27 November 2019

A COUNTY DURHAM farmer’s daughter is on the path to new career success after passing tough exams to become a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Charlotte Newton (formerly Burnett), 26, who married her husband Andrew Newton recently to mark a double celebration, achieved her Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) to gain RICS membership.

Holly Stafford and Judith Elliott Join The Team
Posted on 17 September 2019

Vickers & Barrass Chartered Surveyors are pleased to welcome both Holly Stafford and Judith Elliott to the firm. Both Holly and Judith are to be based in the Tow Law Office working alongside the professional team.

THE TIME IS RIGHT FOR DIVERSIFICATION
Posted on 30 July 2019

Farmers should be able to take advantage of a package of measures as they look to develop their existing businesses and open up new opportunities for revenue generation.

That’s the view of Adam Barrass, rural chartered surveyor and practice manager at Vickers & Barrass, who works closely with many farmers, supporting their growth and development ambitions.

SMALL GRANTS SCHEME - ROUND TWO NOW OPEN
Posted on 09 July 2019

The Countryside Productivity Small Grants Scheme has now opened its second round of funding. If you were granted funding in round 1 you may be eligible to apply for round 2, if you have not claimed more than £9000 in round 1. Round 2 is open between 9 July 2019 and midday on 3 September 2019.

HUGE CONCERNS OVER SUBSIDIES MOVE, SAYS RURAL SURVEYORS
Posted on 25 June 2019
Farmers across North East England must treat the latest changes to farming subsidies cautiously and prepare fully, warns a leading firm of land agents and rural chartered surveyors. Laura Carrick, rural chartered surveyor at County Durham based Vickers & Barrass, comments farmers need to start to prepare for post-Brexit changes and the move away from the EU-wide payment system, in the light of the National Audit Office’s early review of the farming programme.

FARMERS URGED TO ACT OVER SEPTIC TANK CHANGES
Posted on 12 June 2019

Northern farmers and property owners are being urged by land agents and chartered surveyors Vickers & Barrass to keep close tabs on changes to septic tank regulations to avoid breaking the law. 

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