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Kittie Ford, FAAV

laura-gaydon-kittie-ford-ted-beale-sbkKittie Ford, a Rural Chartered Surveyor at Sheldon Bosley Knight, received her official certificate for Fellowship of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV) recently at the Midland Counties Agricultural Valuers AGM.

Kittie was also elected to be a Junior Council Member of the Midlands Association, joining Ted Beale who is Vice-Chairman of the Young Valuers Council.

The CAAV exam for fellowship consists of a rigorous two day “endurance test” of practical, oral and written assessments on a wide range of practice areas including landlord and tenant, utilities, diversification, planning, estate management, valuation, growing crops, machinery and livestock.

Director of SBK, Laura Gaydon, a FAAV herself, said “Kittie has worked incredibly hard and we are extremely proud of her achievement.”

Kittie is photographed receiving her Fellowship with fellow Surveyor Ted Beale, and Director, Laura Gaydon.

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Congratulations to Kittie Ford

Marcus Faulkner, Kittie Ford, Laura GaydonCongratulations to Kittie Ford from our Rural Land Agency team who has just passed her CAAV exams and qualified as a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers.

The CAAV exam for fellowship consists of a rigorous two day “endurance test” of practical, oral and written assessments on a wide range of practice areas including landlord and tenant, utilities, diversification, planning, estate management, valuation, growing crops, machinery and livestock.

Kittie was presented with a bottle of champagne, a bouquet and her certificate by Marcus Faulkner and Laura Gaydon, Directors at our Shipston office.

Laura Gaydon, a FAAV herself, said “Kittie has worked incredibly hard and we are extremely proud of her achievement”.

At Sheldon Bosley Knight we actively encourage ongoing professional development amongst our staff not only to enable them to progress and grow within their field but to maintain the high quality of services and advice that our clients have come to expect.

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Sheldon Bosley Expands Rural Land Agency Team

Kittie Ford and Laura Gaydon, Sheldon Bosley

Kittie Ford and Laura Gaydon, Sheldon BosleySheldon Bosley are delighted to welcome Kittie Ford MRICS to our expanding Agricultural & Estate Management Department.

Kittie joins the team at Shipston-on-Stour and is a qualified Rural Chartered Surveyor bringing a wealth of experience from managing a national portfolio of clients specialising in the acquisition and disposal of surplus assets, to agricultural, residential and commercial landlord and tenant work, rural property sales and auctions.

Kittie also undertakes valuation, utility and compensation work and will further strengthen the existing experienced team at Sheldon Bosley.

Marcus Faulkner, Partner says “We are delighted that Kittie has joined us.  Our expansion plans can only be taken on with the best rural surveyors available for our clients to rely on, to ensure that the level of service can be maintained at their current high levels.  It is important that we keep ahead in the interpretation of new legislation, tax and opportunities available to our clients in the rural sector, and to demonstrate we have a highly skilled resource on which our clients can rely.  I am certain that Kittie will fit right in.”

In recent years the Agricultural & Estate Management Department has grown from strength to strength with an increasing number of both private clients and estate management clients, becoming one of the leading rural Chartered Surveyor firms in Warwickshire and the surrounding counties.

If you would like any further information on agricultural, estate management or rural property matters, please contact the Agricultural Department at Shipston-on-Stour on 01608 661666.