Northumberland farmer champions energy efficiency to transform business
One rural business championing energy efficiency is Williamston Barns, a holiday letting business run by Neville and Viv Gill in Slaggyford, Northumberland. The farmstead has been in the family for almost 300 years, and after making the decision to diversify the business in response to the fall in market prices, the couple transformed historic barn buildings into modern luxury holiday lets.
Whilst maintaining the building’s character, the couple recognised the renovations were an opportunity to invest in energy efficient technology to help save money in the long term. Neville said: “The farm itself was not big enough to make a