Bridging Payments for Environmental Stewardship customers

Posted: September 14, 2018 by Karen Kipling
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DEFRA have confirmed they will be making bridging payments to farmers and land managers to ensure all those who claimed for 2016 and / or 2017 will have received at least 75% of their payment for those years by the end of September.

All eligible Environmental Stewardship (ES) agreement holders who claimed for 2016 and 2017 payments and have not yet received 75% of their claim for those years will receive a bridging payment by the end of September.

To read the full DEFRA news release and to find out how the bridging payments will be made please click here.

For more information or advice please contact a member of our Farm Business Team:


Robert Sullivan




Tel: 0191 3039541

Ali Gray

Rural Director



Tel: 01665 568 311