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John Greenshields

Midlands - Rural Surveyor

John joined the CLA in 2019 from PJSA, a firm of surveyors in Windsor where he predominately dealt with landlord and tenant, compulsory purchase and planning matters. He is a qualified chartered surveyor and agricultural valuer.


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The law requires listed building consent (LBC) for any work to a listed building which affects its 'special interest'.  Work which does not affect...
Guidance Note on Certificates of Lawfulness of Existing Use or Development (CLEUD) and Certificates of Proposed Use or Development (CLOPUD)
Under new rules, if your septic tank currently discharges directly to a surface water you must replace or upgrade the system by 1 January 2020.  This...
This Guidance Note provides government planning guidance to support on-farm reservoirs, farm shops, the use of polytunnels, farm tracks and on-farm...
This guidance note sets out the recent changes to the methodology for calculating the occupier's wayleave payment on arable land in England and...

John Greenshields's Articles & Blog Posts

CLA Midlands Regional Surveyor John Greenshields look at whether you need planning permission for a farm track.
CLA Midlands Regional Surveyor John Greenshields talks about how to make a compensation claim against HS2 a smoother process.
CLA Midlands Rural Surveyor John Greenshields talks about how to begin the process of making your business more resilient to Brexit.