The land abuts Benwick Road and Turntree Road, approximately 1 mile east of Whittlesey.
Two enclosures of arable land at Whittlesey, comprising 19.32 acres (7.82 hectares) (more or less) abutting Benwick Road and 8.15 acres (3.30 hectares) (more or less) at Turntree Road.
RLR Map Number Acres Hectares
TL2895 - 8374 19.32 7.82
TL2895 - 4525 8.15 3.30
The land is classified as Grade 1 on the Agricultural Land Classification Map of England and Wales (Sheet 134).
(approximate details for guidance only)
LOT 1 - Field No 8374
2018 - Wheat
2017 - Peas
2016 - Wheat
2015 - Sugar Beet
2014 - Wheat
LOT 2 - Field No 4525
2018 - Peas
2017 - Wheat
2016 - Onions
2015 - Wheat
2014 - Peas
TENURE AND POSSESSION
The two fields are offered to Let, as a whole, or in two Lots, on a 3 year Farm Business Tenancy deemed to commence 11th October 2018 to 10th October 2021 (unless the parties agree to continue the tenancy). A sample agreement will be available for inspection at the office of Maxey Grounds & Co LLP, by appointment.
Early entry may be permitted in order that the new Tenant can commence cultivations.
The Tenant will be required to sign the Tenancy Agreement prior to entering on the land.
There will be no claim for tenant right, nor any claim for dilapidation (if any) at the commencement of the tenancy.
The rent will be paid half yearly in arrears on 6th April and 11th October. The rent will be fixed for the first 3 years of the tenancy. There will be provision for 3 yearly reviews, thereafter.
METHODS OF LETTING
Completed Tender Forms should be submitted to Maxey Grounds & Co., 22 - 24 Market Place, March, PE15 9JH, in a sealed envelope marked "TENDER FOR WHITTLESEY LAND" by 12 noon on Wednesday 19th September 2018.
Any person wishing to have acknowledgement of safe receipt of a Tender should send a covering letter, with the sealed envelope, as NO marked Tenders will be opened until after 12 noon on Wednesday 19th September 2018.
No tender marked "Subject to Contract" or qualified in any way will be entertained.
Tenders must be made on the form attached to these Particulars.
The Landlord is not bound to accept the highest, or indeed, any Tender.
BASIC PAYMENT SCHEME
The land is registered with the Rural Payments Agency and has been used to activate Entitlements by the previous Tenant. Arrangements will be made to transfer these Entitlements without charge, for the period of the tenancy. The Entitlements (or such other payments units as might replace the Entitlements) will be transferred to the Landlord or their nominee at the termination of the tenancy, at no charge.
The land has not been entered into any Countryside Stewardship or Entry Level Schemes.
WAYLEAVES AND EASEMENTS
All wayleave payments (if any) remain with the Landlord.
The sporting rights are NOT included in the letting.
Agricultural purposes only.
NO industrial maize is to be grown on the land.
PLANS AND AREAS
The Particulars have been prepared using the metric edition of the Ordnance Survey Map and the areas are taken from Rural Land Register maps.
Drainage rates are payable to the Middle Level Commissioners and Whittlesey Internal Drainage Board. The rates, for guidance, for the year to 31st March 2019 are: -
Middle Level Commissioners - £187.20
Whittlesey Internal Drainage Board - £135.00
Middle Level Commissioners - £140.40
Whittlesey Internal Drainage Board - £64.80
At any reasonable time with Particulars in hand.
PARTICULARS PREPARED - September 2018
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