FARMING SERVICES IN THE BANBURY AREA

Ellacotts LLP Ellacotts AccountantsCountrywide House, 23 West Bar, Banbury, OX16 9SA Telephone: 01295 250401 Chartered Accountants specialising in Agricultural and property business services.  With over 400 farming clients covering every type of farming activity, Ellacotts have vast experience of this sector. There is an increasing use of property as a form of diversification for farmers in the M40 corridor and specialist advice is given on this topic. This team offer expert advice and a complete range of business services to farmers including bureau work, book-keeping, VAT, PAYE, accountancy, financial controls and advice, appraisal of business performance, taxation, tax planning - Capital Taxes, Income and Corporation Tax.

F. N. Pile & Sons F. N. Pile &  SonsFir Tree Farm, Warmington, OX17 1JL Telephone: 01295 211790 From our showroom just of the B4100 Banbury to Warwick Road at the junction of Camp Lane, we supply what you need for working on the farm or garden. Tractors from Zetor, ride on mowers from Countax and Lawnflite plus a full ranch of chainsaws and power tools from Stihl. Lawnmowers from Viking and Hayter. Karcher for pressure washers and BCS for the estate or allotment. For stables and farms alike there's ATV's from Yamaha. Draper tools, Tractol paints and Dickies clothing are just a few of the other lines we have to offer. We now also have a number of Car Trailers for hire.

Hadsham Farm Hadsham FarmHadsham House, Manor Farm, Horley, Banbury, OX15 6BN Telephone: 01295 730745 Located in the rolling countryside of North Oxfordshire, the Taylor family have been farming here for over a century, with generations handing down the time-honoured methods we still practice today.
Enjoy A Goose This Christmas! Our Norfolk Geese are hand-reared from day-old goslings in April and are ready in time for Christmas. During the day the graze grass in the meadow next to the house, whilst at night they are brought into a deep litter shed and are fed with wheat which is produced on the farm. Our geese have a happy and stress-free life and because they are free-range, they taste fantastic.
HADSHAM LAMB - A seasonal product, available May to August Locally produced, Natural, Full Of Flavour Our traditional mixed farm with its rolling valleys, lies on the edge of the ancient sheep farming country of the Cotswolds and is ideally suited to lamb production The sheep spend most of the year grazing the banks and valley pastures. Moving into large straw-filled barns to lamb in mid January. During this time they are fed silage made from the early summer meadow grass and a mixture of barley, oats and lupins, which are also grown on the farm. www.hadshamfarm.co.uk


1.  R. C. Baker Ltd Spring Hill Farm, Nr Barford St.Michael, Banbury Telephone: 01869 338307 We offer an extensive range of services and are flexible to suit your needs. We can tailor our contracts depending on the machinery required and the level of involvement you’d like to maintain. Services include part and full contract farming as well as individual or tailored operations. Drilling, Silage, Liquid Waste Management, Combining, Spraying, Fertiliser Application, Sub Soiling, Ploughing, Mole Ploughing, Discing, Seedbed preparation, Muck, Compost, Slurry and Digestate spreading, Topping, Agricultural Waste Recycling, Wetland Restoration in association with the RSPB, Paddock Maintenance, Sports Pitch Maintenance, Track Restoration, Recycled Plastic Products and Trailer Hire.

2.  Pete Booth Telephone: 01295 721453 Agricultural Engineer. Farm Machinery repairs & overhauls, Electric Mig & Mobile welding, milling, fabrications, cattle grids, one-ofs, hydraulic hoses while you wait, stockist of agricultural hardware, nuts & bolts, oil, batteries etc.

3.  Philip J. Coy Engineering Design Telephone: 01295 720148 The business provides design and detailing services for the engineering industry and specialises in material handling. If you are a small company and cannot justify employing a full time draughtsman, or a larger company with a short term problem then I can help. I can work from home or in your offices. Material handling is a varied discipline and can involve many industries and products. My experience has been mainly in the animal feed industry, using and designing conveyors, elevators, mixers, presses, coolers etc. but I also have experience in:- The special system requirements for handling materials in the human food industry such as tea, coffee etc. - Finished product handling, with or without robotics - Working with a range of liquids - Water treatment plants - Steel design - Fruit harvesting - Many other small projects involving machine design - Site surveys.

4.  Ellacotts LLP Ellacotts AccountantsCountrywide House, 23 West Bar, Banbury, OX16 9SA Telephone: 01295 250401 Chartered Accountants specialising in Agricultural and property business services.  With over 400 farming clients covering every type of farming activity, Ellacotts have vast experience of this sector. There is an increasing use of property as a form of diversification for farmers in the M40 corridor and specialist advice is given on this topic. This team offer expert advice and a complete range of business services to farmers including bureau work, book-keeping, VAT, PAYE, accountancy, financial controls and advice, appraisal of business performance, taxation, tax planning - Capital Taxes, Income and Corporation Tax.

5.  F. N. Pile & Sons F. N. Pile &  SonsFir Tree Farm, Warmington, OX17 1JL Telephone: 01295 211790 From our showroom just of the B4100 Banbury to Warwick Road at the junction of Camp Lane, we supply what you need for working on the farm or garden. Tractors from Zetor, ride on mowers from Countax and Lawnflite plus a full ranch of chainsaws and power tools from Stihl. Lawnmowers from Viking and Hayter. Karcher for pressure washers and BCS for the estate or allotment. For stables and farms alike there's ATV's from Yamaha. Draper tools, Tractol paints and Dickies clothing are just a few of the other lines we have to offer. We now also have a number of Car Trailers for hire.

6.  Hadsham Farm Hadsham FarmHadsham House, Manor Farm, Horley, Banbury, OX15 6BN Telephone: 01295 730745 Located in the rolling countryside of North Oxfordshire, the Taylor family have been farming here for over a century, with generations handing down the time-honoured methods we still practice today.
Enjoy A Goose This Christmas! Our Norfolk Geese are hand-reared from day-old goslings in April and are ready in time for Christmas. During the day the graze grass in the meadow next to the house, whilst at night they are brought into a deep litter shed and are fed with wheat which is produced on the farm. Our geese have a happy and stress-free life and because they are free-range, they taste fantastic.
HADSHAM LAMB - A seasonal product, available May to August Locally produced, Natural, Full Of Flavour Our traditional mixed farm with its rolling valleys, lies on the edge of the ancient sheep farming country of the Cotswolds and is ideally suited to lamb production The sheep spend most of the year grazing the banks and valley pastures. Moving into large straw-filled barns to lamb in mid January. During this time they are fed silage made from the early summer meadow grass and a mixture of barley, oats and lupins, which are also grown on the farm. www.hadshamfarm.co.uk

7.   Mobile Welder - Darren Nichol 35 Blackwood Place, Bodicote, Banbury OX15 4BD Telephone: 01295 268690 or Mobile: 07776 068584 With over 20 years experience in welding and fabrication to the homeowner, small business, construction and engineering trades. I provide a mobile welding service offering the fitting and repair of gates, railings, handrails, balustrades, steps, ramps, trailers, horse boxes, farm machinery and any other mild steel or iron items or components. I am fully qualified in heavy and light gauge MIG and MMA, hold a CSCS Gold Card (Construction Skills Certification Scheme) and am able to weld anywhere, from garden to factory to field!

8.  Warden Hill Warden Hill, Chipping Warden, Banbury, Oxon OX17 1AJ   Telephone: 01295 660999 - Mobile: 07973 286656 Warden Farms is a farming partnership whose main business is farming our own 700 acres and 'stubble to stubble' contract farming of a further four farms. We are very keen to take on further local contract farming opportunities or to undertake specific contract services such as : Planting crops using any of the following methods - Direct drilling oil seed rape (or similar) by subsoiler - Direct or standard drilling with a 4 metre Vaderstaad system disc - Cultivator drilling (eg for Spring Beans) with a 4 metre KRM - Power harrow combination drilling with a 4 metre KRM - Ploughing and pressing (7 furrow Kverneland) - Discing and pressing - Mole draining - Fertiliser Spreading (GPS controlled variable rate Amazone, SOYL compatible) - Combining using New Holland TF78 with GPS yield mapping & Biso rape extension - Spraying and Liquid fertiliser application using a 3000 litre 24 metre Househam - Self propelled sprayer (fully tested) running on Trelleborg 680/55R26.5 LGP Tyres - Slug pelleting by Quad bike - GPS Mapping of fields / features - Hedge cutting and Fencing Ditching, draining, footings, ponds etc using 5.5 ton rubber tracked 360 Excavator - Installation of underground water systems (by moling or trenching) - Tree planting and maintenance - Hedge planting and maintenance.