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Farmland values remain strong in UK, record low supply

Christian Fernsby |
According to Savills latest research, strong values have highlighted an underlying confidence in rural investments and the ongoing resilience of the sector.

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Farmland supply remains historic lows and according to the firm's database which tracks sales over 50 acres 95,160 acres were brought to the public market as at 30 September.

Over half of this activity occurred between July and October and followed the momentum seen in June as the market emerged from lockdown.

But while publicly marketed supply does remain at levels well below longer term averages, private and off-market sales have been a popular avenue for some vendors.

The Savills Farmland Values Survey continues to show that values are resilient with minimal changes to the end of September 2020.

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