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Our Success Stories

We're proud of what we do at Farm Business Services and ATM Property Sales. Have a look at some of our success stories below and how we have helped our clients achieve their objectives.


Over Benchil Farm,Stanley, Perthshire

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ATM acted as the purchasing agent for a long-term client from Northern Ireland who relocated from County Londonderry to Over Benchil near Stanley, Perthshire.  Whilst the farm was on the market we negotiated a deal directly with the sellers and took the farm off the market, we then worked with the solicitors to tie the deal up in an efficient and timely manner.  We have continued to work with the client assisting with annual subsidy claims and advice.

Corsewall Estate, Stranraer

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FBS has worked with Corsewall Estate since 2009, over that time we have helped secure grant funding for the business to develop holiday lets across the estate, we were also successful in securing grant funding for the repair of vernacular buildings and slurry storage on one of the estate’s farms.  We continue to work with Angus and Kate Carrick Buchannan on a regular basis and more recently have developed an environmental management plan for the estate through the Agri Environment Climate Scheme (AECS).

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FBS has worked with the owner of Bellymackhill since 2003 and over this time has helped to secure grant funding for a range of successful diversification projects including the Red Kite Visitor Centre and Bellymackhill Equestrian Centre.  More recently we have obtained grant funding for a public access project at Bellymackhill. We continue to work with the business looking for future development opportunities.



ATM acted as the selling agent for the owner of this property, we provided advice on how best to market the property including an advice relating planning issue.  The property was put on the open market, it attracted interest from Northern Ireland, significant English interest and local farmers.  A deal was negotiated before a closing date with a local dairy farmer who we are now pleased to work with in relation to NVZ records, subsidy claims and planning guidance.  When marketing the property, we were one of the first selling agents to use new technology to create a marketing DVD of the property using drone technology.

Dewshill Farm dairy unit, shotts

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FBS started to work with this family back in 2010 and have helped the business grow its dairy unit from around 80 cows to the current 250 cows. We secured grant funding through the SRDP for a new dairy unit, milking parlour, feed storage and slurry storage.  We helped restructure the business so that increased grant rates were available towards the investment in the new dairy complex. We continue to work with the business on a regular basis.


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FBS has worked with the family at Broadlees since 2003 and over that time have assisted with the development of the golf course and driving range.  Most recently we secured grant funding from Lanarkshire LEADER towards developing a foot golf and junior academy course. We continue to work with the business on a regular basis in relation to subsidies and the development of a farm environmental management plan.

Muirheads Dairy

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FBS has assisted the Muirhead family with the development of the milk processing enterprise at Overton Farm, we applied for a Food Processing, Marketing and Co-operation grant for equipment and the development of the facilities on the site to help the business improve competitiveness and expand its market.

Eas Mor Ecology

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We have worked with the charity at Eas Mor Ecology on Arran since 2009 on a diverse range of projects. We have helped to secure funding and finance for a Hydro scheme and grant funding for the development of the walks and paths through the scenic woodland valley. We continue to work with the charity to develop visitor facilities on the site.


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FBS assisted the business at Rainton Farm to access SRDP funding for a new dairy complex including cow housing, slurry storage, silage clamps and an innovative anaerobic digestion system. More recently we are working with the business to develop the calf-at-foot system with the development of farm environmental management plan and a grant application for a new cheese dairy.