Peter Crichton


Valuation, Auction & Property Consultancy Services




26th May 2017

What Short Week?


Pig prices are continuing on their upward track, with the SPP putting on a further .76p to stand at 159.21p and spot buyers were as keen as ever for a dwindling supply of spare pigs in the system. The recent spell of hot weather is also hitting growth rates and there are several cases where finished pig numbers are dwindling due to insufficient weight in the system. Most weekly announced prices have remained at similar levels within the 159p-164p range....


Peter Crichton FAAV has over 40 years' experience and specialises in providing clients with a wide range of independent professional advice in connection with rural matters including Tenancy Agreements, rent reviews, the sale and valuation of farm machinery, probate, tax and year end valuations. 


Peter is also heavily involved in pig industry consultancy work and markets weaners, finishers and cull sows on a live and deadweight basis throughout the region.


Meet The Team


Thomas Long BSC (Hons) ND Ag who also farms locally and has wide experience with Contract Farming Agreements, Rural Payments Agency work and providing advice and consultancy assistance over an extensive range of farming issues.


Caroline Chamberlain is Peter's personal assistant and a trainee agricultural valuer providing secretarial and auction administration support as well as managing the property side of the business and dealing with professional rural land agency work.


Rita McGregor is responsible for livestock invoicing and payments, VAT and accounts administration and running the client account as well as being an invaluable member of Peter's auction accounts office team.


Tracy Flux provides Peter with secretarial assistance, website support and associated administrative duties.


Cameron McKenna BSc (Hons) MRICS ND Ag provides Peter with town and country planning advice, including justification reports and submitting planning applications for projects large and small, specialising in agricultural buildings.




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Peter Crichton - The Clockhouse - 6 Northgate Avenue - Bury St. Edmunds - Suffolk - IP32 6BB

Tel:  01284 701304 / Fax: 01284 701165

Full Report 135

24th June 2017

Dispersal Sale of Modern Arable Equipment

off 1,500 acres















Acton Hall, Acton, Sudbury, Suffolk,

CO10 0BA



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