CKD Galbraith seminar examines environmentally-friendly development in the countryside

From: Fame Publicity Services
Published: Wed Mar 21 2007

Property consultants, estate agents and surveyors CKD Galbraith announce the latest in their series of annual evening seminars. They will be on the subject of "Environmentally-friendly development in the countryside", and will take place at:

Savoy Park Hotel Tuesday 3 April 2007
Ayr 7.00 for 7.30pm


Douglas Arms Hotel Wednesday 4 April 2007
Castle Douglas 7.00 for 7.30 pm

How can you benefit from the ever increasing environmental focus on development in the countryside?

The seminars will look at aspects of interest to farmers, landowners and developers.

Main speakers are as follows:

Bob Tomlinson and Hugo Reeve of Living Villages ( are the Founder Director and Managing Director of Living Villages who specialise in creating new houses in convivial environmentally friendly neighbourhoods with the feel of an established village. Their firm has unique experience in taking eco-development projects through from conception to completion and will speak about development partnerships, opportunities for landowners, and their dealings with planning authorities.

Martin Lane of Field Science is an expert in mineral applications to farmland and has achieved reductions of up to 70% in usage of nitrogenous fertiliser. This means long-term cost savings and considerable environmental benefits. He will present a case study of two farms in South West England and Scotland.

Bob Cherry of CKD Galbraith, a Land Agent and Chartered Surveyor based in Ayr will provide a brief update on rural property values and trends in South West Scotland to include farms and farmland, houses, steadings and land for development.

Simon Brown of CKD Galbraith, a Farmer, Land Agent and Chartered Surveyor. CKD Galbraith has recently commissioned a study by Strathclyde University on "Energy Environment and the Property Sector" looking at what value is placed on these issues in the property market. Research is ongoing and Simon will speak about its interim findings.

The talks and questions will last about ninety minutes and will be followed by the opportunity for informal discussion with light refreshments and tea/coffee.

Those wishing to attend should e-mail, phone or write to Jackie Hunter at CKD Galbraith, 7 Killoch Place, Ayr, KA7 2EA, or telephone 01292 268181.

CKD Galbraith’s Annual Seminars are popular and usually oversubscribed, and those interested in attending should book early to avoid disappointment.

CKD Galbraith
Ayr Office
7 Killoch Place
Ayr, Ayrshire

Tel: 01292 268181
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