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Landlink Estates completes its latest regeneration project to provide fantastic rental opportunities

Landlink Estates recently added to its portfolio of rental properties by completing a significant refurbishment of traditional Suffolk housing stock. The cottages, which had previously fallen into a state of disrepair, benefited from a sympathetic refurbishment where many original features such as the wooden floors and fireplaces were able to be preserved for the enjoyment of future tenants.  The two … Continue reading

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Harvest update!

Harvest 2015 is well underway with the combines rolling over our Sussex and Suffolk landscapes. Take a look at the images below to follow our progress…

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Record breaking success at School Fayres!

Schools in West Sussex are celebrating after raising a record breaking amount at their annual Summer Fayres. North Mundham Primary Schools Summer  Fayre, which was attended by Tim Ashton, Herb Manager at Langmead Farms, featured a ‘Funky Farmers’ theme which was supported by the loan of a tractor for the event, providing an educational and fun photo opportunity for the … Continue reading

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Langmead Farms opens the UK’s first fully automated glasshouse

The UK’s first fully automated glasshouse herb growing facility has opened in West Sussex. This £3m investment by the Langmead Group provides year-round large-scale herb farming for the UK supermarkets at a rate of 5 million pots a year. The unique automatic potting, sowing and growing system can run 24 hours a day and requires minimum human input. The 1.2-hectare … Continue reading

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Abel and Cole Go Potty About Our Herbs!

Langmead Farms is proud to announce that it is now supplying organic fresh food company Abel and Cole with organic potted herbs from its new state of the art 2.7 hectare automated glasshouse in West Sussex. Sharing in Abel and Cole’s core value of sustainability, Langmeads invested in a biomass boiler system to heat their automated growing facility to ensure … Continue reading

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Langmeads living wall a success at Fruit Logistica!

Langmead Farms together with Langmead Espana celebrated their continued growth with their biggest ever stand at Fruit Logistica this month. The stand which featured a living herb wall consistently drew in the crowds at Europe’s largest fresh produce trade show. Nic Cargill, Head of Sales at Langmeads, said “Fruit Logistica is a great opportunity to meet up with our suppliers … Continue reading

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Milling Wheat Champion of the year

Langmead Farms grower Joe Edwards has been named Milling Wheat Champion in the toughest year for judges in the competition’s history. Joe, who managed Boddington Estates near Cheltenham at the time of his entry, has won the 2014 nabim/HGCA Milling Wheat Challenge. Joe was praised by the award’s judges for his enthusiasm, his technical understanding of milling wheat production and … Continue reading

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Langmead Group partner with BNRG Renewables on solar energy project

A solar farm near Bilsham capable of providing enough electricity for around 3,400 households is expected to start exporting electricity this month. The Bilsham Solar Power Project, located near Yapton in West Sussex, is the first project to emerge from the joint venture between the Langmead Group and BNRG Renewables, a renewable energy company which specialises in the development of … Continue reading

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