Laura Gaydon Sheldon Bosley KnightFollowing the recent launch/merger of new company Sheldon Bosley Knight Ltd, Laura Gaydon has been promoted to Director of the new business.

Laura, a qualified Rural Chartered Surveyor and Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers, joined Sheldon Bosley in 2009 following completion of a BSc (Hons) degree in Equine Science, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Estate and Land Management.

James Walton, one of Laura’s fellow Directors, said “whilst the new company will see the development and expansion of our New Homes department in particular, the roots of our business have been firmly in Land Agency and Agriculture.  It is very pleasing therefore to be able to strengthen the backbone of the business with Laura’s position equivalent to Partner in the old firm.  Laura has shown particular ability, an impressive intelligence and has strong affinity with clients, she is a great asset.”

Recently married, Laura, who is based at the Shipston-on-Stour office, has proven to be an invaluable asset to the expanding Rural Land Agency department and has contributed considerably to the growth and strengthening of this exciting, forward thinking business.  Laura manages the Rural team at the Shipston-on-Stour office and heads up the firms Equine Property Services.

She spent her early years on the family dairy farm in North Oxfordshire which encouraged a deep rooted understanding and passion for the countryside and rural affairs.  A keen horsewoman herself, Laura follows horse racing, attending the Cheltenham Festivals regularly, and also enjoys walking her two dogs.

Sheldon Bosley KnightThrilled to be appointed a Director, Laura said “It is a huge honour and privilege to be invited to be part of the equity of such a well-established and growing, local firm. The company has supported me through gaining my professional qualifications and encouraged a greater involvement in the business over the past 7 years. I am delighted to accept the position and hope to bring further strength and innovation to the future of the business”.

Specialising in Equine Property and RICS Red Book Valuations, Laura also has vast experience of agricultural property sales and lettings, agricultural subsidy and stewardship applications and Tenancies and Contract Farming Agreements.   Keen to always keep abreast of new developments in the Agricultural industry she is a Member of BIAC (The British Institute of Agricultural Consultants) and a Committee Member of Sibford Farming Club.