Congratulations to Beth Robertson

We are delighted to announce that Beth has been successful in passing the Assessment of Professional Competence with the RICS and is now a fully qualified Chartered Surveyor.
Many congratulations from all at Adkin!

Graduate Rural Surveyor required to join the Adkin Team

We are looking for a graduate surveyor to join our team based in the picturesque village of Ardington in Oxfordshire.

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual who has the ambition and talent to play a key part in the future of our business. You will be offered excellent training for your APC and CAAV assessments and will gain varied on-the-job experience working as part of our team.


Further details can be found here: Graduate Surveyor- October 2021

Please send applications by post or email with a covering letter enclosing your CV to:
Mrs Emily Ham
Adkin, Orpwood House, School Road, Ardington, Wantage, Oxon OX12 8PQ
or email 

If you wish to call to discuss the position in the first instance, please contact Emily on (01235) 862 888 or e-mail

All applications and enquires will be treated in strictest confidence.  Closing date for applications: Wednesday 24th November 2021

First interviews to be held during the week commencing 29th November 2021.

Second interviews to be held during the week commencing 6th December 2021.

Rural Surveyor Required to Join the Adkin Team

An exciting opportunity for a qualified Rural Surveyor is available within our highly respected rural surveying practice at an Associate/Director level. Good career prospects are available for the right candidates with an opportunity to move towards taking equity in the business. This is a great chance to develop your career and be involved in shaping the future of a dynamic and driven company. Based in the attractive village of Ardington in Oxfordshire, our dedicated team offer an array of services including agricultural, commercial and residential disciplines, and therefore a wide variety of professional work is attained. The main focus of this position will be towards professional work rather than management. Many of our clients have been with us for generations, something we are very proud of, and a testament to the reputation and expertise of the firm. We are also working for a diverse range of new clients with interesting and demanding requirements. Whilst the majority of our clients are based in central southern England, we increasingly act for landowners nationwide. Role requirements You will be educated to degree level and be a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors with Registered Valuer status. Fellowship of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers is also preferable but not essential. A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered.

Please send applications with your CV to: Mrs Emily Ham MRICS FAAV –

If you wish to call to discuss the position in the first instance, please contact Emily on (01235) 434382 or by the e-mail address above.

All applications and enquiries will be treated in strictest confidence.

Simon Alden elected as Senior Vice President of the CAAV

We are pleased to announce the election of Simon Alden as Senior Vice President of the Central Association of Agricultural Valuers (CAAV).

 The CAAV is a specialist professional body representing, qualifying and briefing almost 3,000 members practising in a diverse range of agricultural and rural work throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.  CAAV members are agricultural and rural valuers who provide professional advice and valuation expertise on issues affecting the countryside.  These can cover many topics, such as tenancy matters, sales and purchase of farms and land, planning and development, taxation, compulsory purchase of land and property, auctioneering, conservation issues and farming business advice.