Yearly Archives: 2017

Adkin Appoints Kerry Holbrook-Bull BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV

We are delighted to announce the appointment of Kerry Holbrook-Bull BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV who joined our Team on the 1st May 2017 as an Associate Director. A West Country dairy farmer’s daughter, Kerry graduated from the Royal Agricultural University in 2007. She is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Fellow of… Read more »

Farming and Property Bulletin – May 2017

Environmental Impact Assessments The Environmental Impact Assessment (Agricultural) (England) (no.2) Regulations (2006) will be revised with effect from May 2017. The regulations aim to protect uncultivated and semi-natural areas from damage caused by agricultural work. Compliance with the Regulations is covered by GAEC 6: Maintenance of Soil Organic Matter of the Cross Compliance rules. May… Read more »

Life Vice Presidency

During the recent AGM of the National Federation of Young Farmers Clubs held in Torquay members elected Julian Sayers as one of their Life Vice Presidents to mark his services to the Federation as a Trustee over the past 25 years and as Chairman since 2002. In accepting the honour Julian thanked the Federation and… Read more »

Farming and Property Bulletin – March 2017

2017 Payments The Rural Payments Agency online system is now open for 2017 applications to be submitted. The functions enabling online transfers of land and entitlements are also now available. As a reminder the deadline to submit applications and transfer land and/or entitlements is the 15th May 2017. March 2017 Bulletin

Jenna Wald – Associate Director

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Jenna Wald as an Associate Director.  Jenna has been a key member of our team of surveyors for over four years and we are delighted to confirm this well earned promotion.

Farming and Property Bulletin – February 2017

BPS Update – 2016 Payments The Rural Payments Agency (RPA) have now paid 93% of claimants their 2016 payment. Please check payments received carefully as we are aware of a number of incorrect payments being issued where land or entitlement changes have not been completed or mapping work is outstanding. February 2017 Bulletin

2016 Agency Review

Continuing the success of 2015, Adkin has maintained its market share of agency instructions across Oxfordshire, Berkshire and surrounding counties. With sales transactions of in excess of £39m including farms and estates, residential, development and amenity land, we have collectively sold in excess of 1,400 acres. Alongside this we have helped clients acquire in excess of… Read more »

Report on 2017 Auction Sale of Hay & Straw

The Adkin Annual Sale of Hay & Straw held at Ardington, Oxfordshire on Tuesday 10th January 2017 met with a better than expected trade.  With buyers present from across the country and beyond all classes of hay and straw met with a good demand.  Given the mild winter to date and reports of very disappointing… Read more »