Infrastructure and Rural Services

The ADAS Infrastructure and Rural Services team provide consultancy and advice to landowners, managers and developers to help them realise the best return for their assets.

With evolving government policy, including changes in legislation as well as tax regimes, there are many issues facing landowners, farmers and businesses. This is where our team can assist.

We recognise that rural areas need special consideration in development proposals. With 75 years of experience, ADAS has a rich understanding of issues affecting the countryside. Our expertise covers:

  • Tenancy matters 
  • Sales and purchase of farms and land 
  • Taxation
  • Compulsory purchase of land and property
  • Farm business advice.

Our services

Estate and Property Management

We can provide private, charitable and institutional clients with complete support and management. No matter the scale of the estate, our team can offer a full range of services including:

  • Strategic advice
  • Asset management
  • Tax mitigation
  • Succession planning


We can advise on any landlord and tenancy matters. This could include:

  • Drafting/interpreting of agreements, licences and other contracts.
  • Termination of tenancies.
  • Claims and obligations.

Compulsory Purchase Orders

When it comes to compulsory purchase orders, we can act as mediators. We can advise on compensation claims and provide dispute resolution.  

Estate Practices

We offer practical support when it comes to estate practices, including business planning and structures. With a full understanding of systems and methods, we can ensure you achieve compliance and meet Health and Safety standards.  


Taxation has changed and evolved in recent years. We can help you navigate any changes, understand any requirements, and help you plan what you have to pay. This could include Inheritance tax (IHC), Capital Gains Tax (CGT), Income tax, or Stamp Duty land tax (SDLT).

Business Structure

Having a complete understanding of your finances will help you control your outgoings and prepare for the future. We can evaluate and help you manage your estate budgets, understand cash flows, organise accounts, and undertake analysis.

Property valuations

Whether it is a leasehold, freehold or rental property, we offer full appraisals and valuations that meet HMRC requirements.


Considering alternative uses for your property or the potential for residential development? We can help you plan and assess suitability. Our diversification experience includes re-use/conversion, renewable energy, forestry, sporting, and telecom. If you wish to go forward, we can arrange agreements for development.   

Environmental matters

With the support of wider ADAS teams, we are able to advise on a wide range of conservation issues including Environment Impact Assessments. There may also be schemes, grants, or subsidies that suit your property which we can help you apply for. We can also advise on resource protection, pollution controls and management.


Let us help you realise the full potential of your rural property. To learn more about what we can do for you or to discuss your ideas, contact our Managing Director Jane Kenny at     

Contact us

Copyright 2018 RSK ADAS Ltd.
ADAS is a trading name of RSK ADAS Ltd. Registered in England No. 10486936

| Terms Of Use | Privacy Copyright 2020 RSK ADAS Ltd.