About us

CLM is a rural business consultancy focused on providing high quality advice to clients throughout Southern England.

For the past 16 years, we have been delivering expert guidance to clients that include traditional estates, family run commercial farms, property developers and new owners – large and small.

To help clients make the most effective use of their property and resources we offer services that include technical farm management, estate management, estate planning, valuations, ecological assessments for planning applications, building project management and advice on all available grant income.

Since inception, CLM’s underlying principal has been ‘To unlock the full potential of your farm or land requires expert knowledge, not just of farming techniques, but also of government, funds & grants, landscape management, marketing and rural planning.’

This principal remains at the core as CLM has grown providing services to a more varied clientele. Today the team has expanded both geographically and professionally.


The History

CLM was launched by Mark Weaver and Tim Calcutt in May 2004, evolving from a farming partnership based in Kent, Surrey and Sussex that had been providing hands on management to arable, dairy, beef, and sheep farmers since 1980.

In January 2005 we introduced a dynamic team led by Anthony Weston specialising in Environmental Stewardship also undertaking Ecological Assessments for planning applications and property development. 2007 saw the addition of Matthew Berryman to strengthen CLM’s farm and estate management team with over 20 years experience of providing farm management and business advice in Yorkshire, the Midlands, the Eastern Counties and in the South East.



“He understands the countryside, business and people. Mark Weaver’s expertise, experience and talent is unique and invaluable when working with farms and rural estates.”
Lucy Gibson, Sinclair Gibson LLP

“We are a modern first class land and property management company. We provide the complete management of property land environment and estates – skilful management of your asset in all its forms.” Mark Weaver, Managing Director


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