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Chipping Norton office all set to move

We are excited to inform you that on 1st May 2018 our Chipping Norton office will be moving from its premises at Astley House, to larger premises at Greystones House, Burford Road, OX7 5XA. This move comes off the back of our ever-growing team at Chipping Norton, with...
Disused naturist park gets new lease of life

Disused naturist park gets new lease of life

Lockhart Garratt was commissioned by Haulfryn Group Ltd to provide our suite of environmental services to support the renovation of a disused parcel of land at Surrey Downs Sun Club at Edgeley Holiday Park. The site consists of a dilapidated naturist park in a heavily...
Can you see the wood from the Trees?

Can you see the wood from the Trees?

When valuing a rural property, more often than not there is woodland of some size or shape whether it be a shelterbelt, plantation, scrub or ancient woodland area. So how do you accurately value woodland? Market evidence can be thin on the ground and ultimately there...
Meet the Team: Huw Lloyd

Meet the Team: Huw Lloyd

Who are you?  My name is Huw Lloyd.  I have recently joined Lockhart Garratt as an Assistant Forestry Consultant based in our Chipping Norton office.  For the past 6 years I worked for BASC (British Association for Shooting and Conservation) formally as their Game and...
Lockhart Garratt: February Update

Lockhart Garratt: February Update

Out latest monthly update is now available to download. This months edition introduces you to our newest member of the team, Rik Metcalfe, provides an update on current grant positions, includes a very interesting article written by John Lockhart ‘The Real Value...
Newt Survey Season is here!

Newt Survey Season is here!

During our free technical ecological workshops, we have identified that the issue most attendees face is understanding the key timings for surveys.  As we all know, get these survey timings wrong, and you may just experience delays with your planning applications and...
Meet the Team: Rik Metcalfe

Meet the Team: Rik Metcalfe

Who are you?  My name is Rik Metcalfe and I have recently joined Lockhart Garratt as a Forestry Consultant.  I have been working in the forestry sector ever since starting at Newton Rigg 15 years ago.  I have recently left the Forestry Commission after nearly 11 years...
Meet the Team: Rik Metcalfe

Welcome to the team Rik

We are delighted to introduce you to our newest member of the Forestry team, Rik Metcalfe. Joining our Corby office as a Forestry Consultant, Rik has over 12 years experience in both the public and private sector and will bring a wealth of experience and knowledge to...
The real value of our trees and woodlands

The real value of our trees and woodlands

It was great to see an article prepared by John Lockhart in February’s edition of Farming Monthly. Following on from December’s BBC programme ‘My Passion for Trees’ featuring Dame Judi Dench, John explains why the support of celebrities is...

Grant Application Windows Now Open

January has seen the window open on various different grants and schemes in the forestry industry from the Forestry Commission, National Forest, The Trust for Oxfordshire’s Environment and Network Rail. Follow the links below for further information.   HS2...

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