Bids far exceed hopes for reclaimed coalmines

Shirley, Andrew
December 2006
Farmers Weekly;12/1/2006, Vol. 145 Issue 22, p82
Trade Publication
The article focuses on the outcome of the auctions conducted by Smiths Gore for the reclaimed opencast coalmines in England. The sale achieved £4.66 million against a pre-auction guide of £3.45 million. Majority of the land sold was subject to farm business tenancies. The land auctioned in County Durham exceeded the £1.5 million guide price.


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