News & Updates

JOB VACANCY
17 July, 2020
JOB VACANCY: Administrative Assistant (Part-time) CV Address: Mitchells Land Agency, Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, CA13 0QQ Email: [email protected] T: 07920460004 Company: Mitchell Auction Co Ltd Salary:  Competitive salary  Location: Cockermouth, Cumbria Job Description: It is within the Land Agency Department that we are looking to hire an Administrative Assistant. The ideal candidate should have excellent computer and communication skills, a knowledge of agric...

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JOB VACANCY
16 July, 2020
Mitchells Auction Co. Ltd -West Cumbria & Lake District Graduate/Newly Qualified Vacancy Farm & Environment Adviser   To apply: Main Contact: Andrew Wright F.I.A. (Scot.) FLAA Auctioneer & Valuer – Head of Land Agency   CV Address: Mitchells Auction Co. Ltd., Land Agency Dept, Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, Cumbria, CA13 0QQ Email: [email protected] Tel: 01900 822016 Company: Mitchells Auction Co. Ltd. Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package Locatio...

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Stamp Duty Holiday
9 July, 2020
  Stamp Duty Holiday: The Chancellors announcement, raising the starting threshold for the payment of stamp duty to £500,000 will have a significant impact on the market. Andrew Wright, Head of Land Agency said: “ We already have a good demand for farms, smallholdings, country properties, agricultural and amenity land, this announcement should bolster this demand. If you are thinking of selling please get in touch for a no obligation discussion”.
Land at Raby Cote, Kirkbride, Wigton, CA7 5HJ
18 June, 2020
The closing date for the submission of offers is 12 NOON, THURSDAY 2nd JULY 2020 and they should be marked with “OFFER – LAND AT RABY COTE” and delivered to Andrew Wright, Mitchells Land Agency, Lakeland Livestock Centre, Cockermouth, CA13 0QQ.
Prestigious Development at Oakbank Farm, Loweswater, Cockermouth.
29 May, 2020
Comprising a period farmhouse, modern lodge and a range of converted barns all with spectacular views.   One property available for immediate occupation. All properties 3/4 bedrooms. The development offers the opportunity to design your own home, perhaps a place to work from, in an amazing Lakeland location.  There is also agricultural land available to suit individual requirements.     Mitchells land agency are delighted to offer for sale a prestigious property development situated in the hear...

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Coronavirus Update- 23/03/2020
23 March, 2020
On behalf of Mitchells Land Agency, we wish to update you on the current Coronavirus Situation We have been advised by Government and our professional bodies that Property Auctions should not be held in the current virus situation. We need to be responsible and take the advice given, therefore, we will be cancelling all upcoming property actions and reverting to private sale negotiations. We advise all interested parties of properties we are selling to contact us for further information. We w...

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Coronavirus - Covid 19
20 March, 2020
PLEASE NOTE:Due to the Covid 19 Virus situation, the Land Agency is open for business as usual. We are following closely and implementing official guidelines from the Government and health organisations in respect of Covid-19. The health, safety and well-being of our staff and our customers is of paramount importance to us. The office telephone will not be manned at all times, therefore please phone our mobiles or email us. All our details are on the website: www.mitchellslandagency.co.uk 
CORONAVIRUS - COVID 19
17 March, 2020
We can confirm that all our upcoming Public Property Auctions on 24th, 25th March and 1st and 8th April, will carry on as scheduled, current guidelines are there is no reason for us to cancel or postpone sales at this time. Mitchells Land Agency will continue to monitor the guidelines and recommendations being made by the UK Government. We will keep customers updated with any changes. We will act accordingly if required, so please be aware that arrangements may change at short notice. We reques...

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Post Brexit meeting
31 January, 2020
Mitchells Land Agency Department held an open meeting on Wednesday 29th January for farmers and land owners. The purpose of the meeting was an update on the proposed changes to farm support sytems following Brexit. Andrew Wright and Sandy Brown explained what the current Government thinking is and what the timescale is for those changes. Andrew Suddes consultant with Promar International also explained how the new relationship between Mitchells and Promar can offer farmers and land owners a fre...

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Post Brexit Advice for Farmers
6 December, 2019
Mitchells Land Agency have teamed up with Promar International to provide post Brexit advice. Cumbrian farmers who register with us can get access to: A free visit to discuss the opportunities for your business. A report to outline the possible effects of Brexit on your farm business, including changes to subsidies, and possible effects on the market of a free trade agreement.  Advice on further steps for your business including grant opportunities for your business. All advice is given ...

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Pre-General Election Debate
4 December, 2019
We were delighted to host a General Election Hustings meeting at Lakeland Livestock Centre on Tuesday 3rd December.The event was presided over by Chairman of Directors Ian Powley, the three election candidates present were: Sue Hayman, Labour; Julia Aglionby, LibDems and Mark Jenkinson, Conservative.  The three Candidates presented their parties manifesto pledges on Agriculture, Farming and rural issues. Following the presentations questions were invited from the floor, there were wide ranging...

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Land Sold by Auction
25 September, 2019
Today, Wednesday 25th September 2019, Mitchells have successfully sold 2 blocks of land by Public Auction.  Firstly 33.11 acres of enclosed fell land situated in the Lorton Vale, Cockermouth, Sold for £49,000 Secondly 12.45 acres of permanent pasture situated at Pardshaw, Cockermouth successfully sold for £72,000 Andrew Wright Auctioneer commented; considering the uncertainty of future financial support and livestock and fluctuating livestock values, we were pleased with interest received an...

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AUCTION OF LAND TOMORROW - Wednesday 25th September 2019 at 12 noon
24 September, 2019
Wednesday 25th September 2019 at 12 noon within the Land Agency Department, Lakeland Livestock Centre
KITCHEN GROUND, IRTON, HOLMROOK, CA19 1YP
1 August, 2019
SOLD SUBJECT TO CONTRACT
Crag End Farm
22 July, 2019
Crag End Farm comprises a substantial country property situated in a quiet rural and popular area of the Northern Lake District. The main house has been extensively extended and there is also a two bedroom annex cottage in addition. External buildings containing utility use, storage, workshop and livestock loose housing have the option of many uses for potential purchasers. The land extends to approximately 24 acres and borders the steading on three sides.
Environmental Stewardship
28 June, 2019
From 1st of July use same number for Environmental Stewardship Countryside Stewardship and Basic Payment Scheme