Posts Categorized: Adkin News

Congratulations to Christine Thomas

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.  

Adkin Wedding

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.  

Adkin Appoints Andrew Chandler MRICS FAAV

  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 »

Emily Ham (neé Quinton) – Associate Director

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.

Philip Pocock

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 »

CAP Reform

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 »

Farming & Property Bulletin – May 2014

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 »

Change of Use of Agricultural Buildings to Residential Use In England

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 »