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 »
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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 »
From 6th April 2014 a new Use Class MB with permitted development right to allow the change of use of agricultural buildings to dwellings in England by the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development)(Amendment and Consequential Provisions)(England) Order 2014 (SI2014/564) was introduced. Other parts of the United Kingdom do not apply. CHANGE OF USE… Read more »
Adkin are very pleased to announce that Jenna Wald has passed her exams to become a Fellow of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers. Jenna also passed her RICS exams last month to become a Chartered Surveyor. We hope you will join us in giving Jenna a big pat on the back for this excellent… Read more »
Adkin are pleased to announce that Jenna Wald has recently been successful in her Assessment of Professional Competence and is now a fully qualified Surveyor. Many congratulations from all at Adkin.
Jess joined our team on 1st July 2013. She grew up on her family’s arable, pig and sheep farm in South Oxfordshire and has a degree in Rural Land Management from the Royal Agricultural College. She will be assisting Sarah True and Julian Sayers while studying for her surveying qualifications.
Christine Thomas was awarded the Holand Silver Medal for Top student of Rural Land Management, year 3 at her recent graduation. Many congratulations from all at Adkin.