Farm Diversification

Farm diversification

2010

Project Name: Trioscape
County: Gloucestershire
Approved: October
RDPE grant: £224,425
Investment to develop new rurally based garden centre including
local food retailing and restaurant.

Project Name: Whalesborough Tea Room &
Wildlife Centre
County: Gloucestershire
Approved: October
RDPE grant: £389,837
Development of a new tea room and wildlife interpretation
centre.

Project Name: D J Takle Sheep Scanning
Service
County: Somerset
Approved: October
RDPE grant: £8,973
Purchase of a sheep scanning (Ultra-sound) machine and a mobile
sheep handling system.

Project Name: Lawn Farm Industrial Units
County: Gloucestershire
Approved: October
RDPE grant: £134,259
Barn conversion into 2 new industrial units to aid farm
diversification.

Project Name: Old Farm – Dorn
County: September
Approved: June
RDPE grant: £35,631
Expansion of a farm shop through the construction of a new meat
cutting building.

Project Name: D J Takle Sheep Scanning
Service
County: Somerset
Approved: October
RDPE grant: £8,973
Purchase of a sheep scanning (Ultra-sound) machine and a mobile
sheep handling system.

Project Name: Venmore Farm
County: Devon
Approved: June
RDPE grant: £158,767
Creation of additional self and caravan storage facilities

Project Name: Farrington Farm Shop
County: West of England
Approved: June
RDPE grant: £95,846
Expansion of farm shop

Project Name: Aldwick Court Farm Visitor
Centre
County: West of England
Approved: June
RDPE grant: £184,731
To convert an existing agricultural building at Aldwick Court into
a function venue

Project Name: Establishment of 7 Pitch Feather
Down Farm Days Site
County: Dorset
Approved: May
RDPE grant: £35,151
Establishment of 7 Pitch Feather Down Farm Days Site

Project Name: Kingsford Rural Business
Park
County: Devon
Approved: April
RDPE grant: £69,540
Conversion of Agricultural buildings to industrial use

Project Name: Workspace Construction – Rexon
Cross Farm
County: Devon
Approved: March
RDPE grant: £47,795
Creation of workspace

Project Name: Wellington Barn (second
application)
County: Wiltshire
Approved: March
RDPE grant: £132,842
Installation of electric and kitchen facilities to converted barn
used wedding/entertainment venue.

Project Name: Glebe Farm Barn Conversion
County: Cornwall
Approved: March
RDPE grant: £31,798
Funding requested to expand offices on site through converting
derelict building.

Project Name: Lowden Nurseries
County: Wiltshire
Approved: March
RDPE grant: £92,161
Funding to expand current restaurant/café and farm shop operations,
which forms part of a garden centre business.

Project Name: Hawthorne Gardens Farm Shop
County: Devon
Approved: March
RDPE grant: £76,966
Relocation and development of a farm shop.

Project Name: Treleavens Cornish ice
cream
County: Cornwall
Approved: February
RDPE grant: £19,323
Expansion of an ice cream business through the purchasing of new
equipment.

Project Name: Eastcott Vineyard Adding
Value
County: Devon
Approved: February
RDPE grant: £8,125
Expand production of wine from still to sparkling.

Project Name: Cholderton Estate New Factory
Proposal
County: Wiltshire
Approved: February
RDPE grant: £165,370
Construction of new factory building to let to estate tenant.

Project Name: J J Power
County: Gloucestershire
Approved: February
RDPE grant: £531,549
Development of an on-farm Anaerobic Digestion Plant to generate
electricity from farm manures.

Project Name: Expansion of Trevaskis Farm
County: Cornwall
Approved: February
RDPE grant: £50,115
Development of farm restaurant, including educational
facilities.

Project Name: Bittlesea Farm – The Farm
Kitchen
County: Wiltshire
Approved: January
RDPE grant: £97,212
Converting a traditional farm building into a cookery school which
will use home-reared and locally prodcued products.

Project Name: Waterloo Farm Kennels
County: Gloucestershire
Approved: January
RDPE grant: £49.993
Conversion of redundant farm building to dog kennels.

People inside a greenhouse 

Farmer in a field with cows