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Claire Wright

Claire Wright MSc MRICS

South West - Rural Surveyor

Claire is a Chartered Surveyor with 8 years’ experience in rural practice. She studied at the University of Birmingham and the Royal Agricultural College before starting her career at a firm of land agents based in Cambridgeshire. She joined the CLA in 2013 to work in the Eastern Region advisory team, before joining the CLA's South West team in 2020.

She advises on many areas of rural practice but with a particular focus on planning and diversification. She gets involved with lobbying activity related to rural crime and the provision of rural services. She is a fully qualified mental health first aider.

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 This guidance note provides an overview of Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and the Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards (MEES) for commercial...
Defra released a consultation on June 19 on the UK government’s Tree Strategy for England. The consultation document sets out Defra’s current...
This Guidance Note concerns what is and is not included in a listing, i.e. the principal building, and potentially fixtures, attached structures, and...
  This guidance note provides a summary of the available permitted development rights for the change of use of agricultural and other buildings to...
This note provides information on the Woodland Carbon Guarantee (WCaG). This is a £50m government scheme which provides a financial incentive to land...

Claire Wright Msc Mrics's Articles & Blog Posts

As working in isolation becomes the norm for many rural businesses, Rural Surveyor Claire Wright shares some of her coping strategies during this...
Claire Wright, CLA Regional Surveyor talks about making sure that your gun security is in order during the shooting season.  
CLA Regional Surveyor Claire Wright reflects on what police forces are doing to tackle rural crime as a week that aims to raise awareness of the...
Claire Wright, CLA Regional Surveyor considers the issues of mental health within the rural community
Claire Wright, CLA Regional Surveyor speaks on her recent appearance on BBC Cambridgeshire and what it feels like to undertake media work on behalf...