News & Updates

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