TCS brokerage

Townsend Chartered Surveyors has been a market leader in farm quota trading since 1992, and with a wealth of knowledge of the process and pitfalls of trading various farm and other quotas, can ensure your sale or purchase is handled professionally and efficiently.

entitlements & leasing for naked acres

As leading national entitlement agents, we can advise on the purchase or sale of all types of UK entitlements and deal with the RPA, WAG, Scottish Government RPA and Northern Ireland Executive on your behalf. We update our availability lists regularly and can advise on value and other issues that may affect a sale, lease or purchase.

We can also provide advice on leasing for naked acres, and have regularly updated lists of naked acres available for all UK regions.

English BPS Entitlements – User Guide

The Guide provides historical insight into agricultural subsidies in the UK which date back to 1932, and how they have evolved into the entitlement system we know today. Following the 2016 UK Referendum it has never been so important to fully understand how the EU Basic Payment Scheme entitlement system works, why it is in place, and how it will influence any new UK subsidy system.

carbon capture & trading

Townsend Chartered Surveyors are watching this emergent market carefully and will be ideally placed to act on behalf of farmers to help them make the most of any opportunities.

water abstraction licence trading

Townsend Chartered Surveyors can advise on the current legislation governing the trade in water abstraction licences, and value and market these on your behalf.

milk quota

Townsend Chartered Surveyors were market leaders in milk quota trading until they were abolished in March 2015. Due to our long history of milk quota trading we have extensive experience and knowledge of the milk quota market going back to 1985, with detailed records of quota sales going back to 1992. As such we are able to offer a comprehensive and accurate service valuing quota for Inheritance or Capital Gains Tax purposes, partnership/matrimonial splits or landlord/tenant compensation calculations etc.


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