Yearly Archives: 2016

Company Promotions

Adkin are delighted to announce the promotion of Christine Thomas and Jenna Wald to the position of Senior Surveyor to reflect their hard work and increased responsibilities within the business.

Sale by Auction of Tractors, Farm Machinery & Equipment – Catalogue

Sale by Auction of Tractors, Farm Machinery & Equipment for The Executors of Miss A Bowditch Church Farm, Little Wittenham, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4RD on Tuesday 26th April 2016                                                                                            in conjunction with                                                                                         Thimbleby & Shorland Sales_Catalogue

Farming and Property Bulletin – March 2016

Woodland Creation Grants  The window for Woodland Creation grants under the new Countryside Stewardship has now opened for applications.  This is a standalone grant under the main Countryside Stewardship scheme which provides a one-off payment towards the cost of supplying and planting trees and associated items, such as fencing, required to create a woodland.  The grant is… Read more »

Agency Review

Following one of our strongest years to date Adkin have continued to increase our share of Agency instructions across all sectors. Including farms, estates, residential property, development sites and amenity land we have transacted in excess of 4,700 acres and £67m of assets. Our recently produced Agency Review provides an insight into some of the transactions… Read more »

CAP Update 2016 – Seminar

With the first year of the Basic Payment Scheme over and with the first Countryside Stewardship Schemes starting we look towards 2016 to examine the changes for this year and the requirements of the application process for each Scheme. CAP Update 2016 – Seminar  

Farming and Property Bulletin – February 2016

Basic Payment Scheme 2016 – Mapping The RPA should be making a Land Viewer available in February on the Rural Payments online system which should allow digital maps and aerial photography of farmers land to be viewed online. Unlike 2015, it will not be possible to edit land online. An RLE1 form will still need to be… Read more »

Graduate or Recently Qualified Rural Surveyor

Adkin is one of the most respected and well established rural surveying practices in Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties. Based in the attractive village of Ardington near Wantage, our work includes all aspects of agricultural, rural, commercial and residential property, and our client base covers principally Central Southern England. Many of our clients have been… Read more »

Farming & Property Bulletin – January 2016

BPS Payments Update  The RPA were still advising that it was on track to meet its commitment to pay more than half of eligible claimants in England by the end of December. Further payment runs were expected on the 23rd and 31st December. There has been an issue with some payments where there have been… Read more »

Report on 2016 Auction Sale of Hay & Straw

The Adkin Annual Sale of Hay & Straw held at Ardington, Oxfordshire on Tuesday 12th January 2016 saw a good company of buyers from across the country and beyond.  The trade varied considerably but in general exceeded expectations and resulted in much better clearance rates than had been reported recently.  Our regular buyers once again… Read more »

Vacancy – Client Account Manager & Administrator

CLIENT ACCOUNT MANAGER & ADMINISTRATOR Adkin is one of the most respected and well established rural surveying practices in Oxfordshire and the surrounding counties.  Based in the attractive village of Ardington near Wantage, our work includes all aspects of agricultural, rural, commercial and residential property, and our client base covers principally Central Southern England. Many… Read more »