Changes to Weight and Speed Limits – Tractors and Trailers The Department for Transport has announced that it intends to change the weight and speed limits for agricultural tractors and trailers on the roads of Great Britain from Spring 2015. While the maximum laden weight for a trailer will remain unchanged, the maximum combined weight… Read more »
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Adkin are delighted to announce that Christine Thomas has just passed the Assessment of Professional Competence examination with the RICS and is now a qualified Chartered Surveyor! Christine has worked very hard and we are all pleased with this great achievement.
We would like to congratulate Emily on her recent marriage to Quentin Ham on the 10th October. It was a lovely sunny Autumn day and we wish them both all the best for the future.
We are delighted to announce the appointment of Andrew Chandler BSc (Hons) MRICS FAAV who will be joining the Team in November as a Senior Surveyor. A Berkshire farmer’s son, Andrew graduated from the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester in 2004. He is a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, Fellow of the… Read more »
We are very pleased to formally announce the appointment of Emily Ham (neé Quinton) as an Associate Director with effect from 1st October. Emily has been a key member of our team of surveyors for over seven years and we are delighted to confirm this well-earned promotion.
After 50 years of service we would like to announce that Philip Pocock has retired from the Board of Directors of Adkin with effect from 1st October. Philip will continue to serve as a Consultant to Adkin on a part-time basis. We would like to thank Philip for his dedication and commitment to Adkin and… Read more »
Vale of White Horse Local Plan Vale of White Horse District Council has announced its intention to publish the latest version of its Local Plan 2031. Over the past six months the council has been updating and amending the local plan based on the comments residents and businesses provided as part of the consultation… Read more »
CAP REFORM The Basic Payment Scheme begins on the 1st January 2015. DEFRA confirmed the Implementing Regulation earlier this Summer and are due to announce more detail following further EU guidance in October. In anticipation of the announcements Adkin will be holding a CAP Reform seminar on Wednesday 22nd October 2014 at 4.30pm at the… Read more »
Land Prices Continue to Rise Land prices are continuing to rise according to the Rural Land Market Survey as published by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. This is being driven by the rise in demand for residential and ‘lifestyle’ farmland plus continued commercial demand. The survey shows for the first half of 2014 a… Read more »
CAP Reform Announcements Delayed Unfortunately, the expected announcement by the government on further CAP Reform decisions, in particular greening, has been delayed. The delay in DEFRA announcing the details of how greening will work is becoming very frustrating for all. Many bodies such as the NFU and CAAV tell them that cropping decisions are being… Read more »