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About Us

Meet our team

Bill Parry - Partner - BSc, FRICS, FAAV

Bill hails from the Welsh border, but has been in Staffordshire for over 40 years. He jointly founded Hinson Parry in 1991. He is heavily involved with insolvency auctions and collective sales as well as holding the Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence which he regularly puts to use. In his spare time Bill enjoys cooking and playing crib together with the very occasional game of cricket.

Roger Bedson - Partner - BSc, MRICS, FAAV

Roger joined Hinson Parry in 1995 before becoming partner in 1999 and since has helped to expand the business nationwide. He is particularly involved in matters of compulsory purchase being the Vice Chairman of the West Midlands Branch of the Compulsory Purchase Association, the Vice Chair to the National Valuation Compensation and Taxation Committee to the CAAV and Land Agent Representative to the NFU and CLA Committee on  High Speed Rail 2.
In between a heavy workload Roger spends his time with his wife and two sons finding particular enjoyment in activities including shooting, running, being a part-time sailor and having an occasional drive of a combine in Essex.

John Hinson - Consultant - FRICS, FAAV

Having jointly founded Hinson Parry in 1991, John is now a consultant who undertakes a great deal of planning and development work. He has been involved in the promotion and land sales associated with some major housing developments in the area. He is also involved in the arbitration of agricultural matters, holding a post graduate level qualification in arbitration practice from the Royal Agricultural University.
John enjoys travelling, golfing and spin classes so long as they are followed by a pint in the pub.

Rebecca Evans - Associate - BSc Hons, MRICS, FAAV

Rebecca has worked with Hinson Parry since graduating from Harper Adams University in 2013 after reading Rural Enterprise and Land Management. She is an expert on compulsory purchase matters, in particular those relating to High Speed Rail 2. In addition to this Rebecca undertakes valuations, planning applications, mentoring our graduates to successfully pass their APC’s and CAAV qualifications and is actively involved in progressing the company forwards.
Originally from Denbighshire, North Wales, Rebecca is now based in Shropshire and enjoys challenging exercise, cooking, baking and spending time with friends and family.

Simon Ashfield - Associate - BSc Hons, MRICS

Simon joined Hinson Parry in 2015 having graduated from Harper Adams University after reading Rural Enterprise and Land Management. He is very involved with handling issues regarding access and rights over land against Acquiring Authorities which includes High Speed Rail 2 and Severn Trent Water. In addition to this Simon is actively involved in providing planning advice, other compulsory purchase acquisition matters and the letting of residential properties.
Originally from Eastern Cornwall, Simon is now based in Stone, Staffordshire currently planning his wedding with his fiancé Helen.

Ella Dainty - Graduate Surveyor - BSc Hons, MSc

Ella joined Hinson Parry in August 2018 as a Graduate surveyor. She graduated from Harper Adams University with a Masters in Rural Estate and Land Management following four years at Loughborough University studying Geography and Management.
Originally from Shropshire, Ella was keen to stay in the area to her undertake her professional RICS APC and CAAV qualifications and further her knowledge in the rural industry. Outside of work Ella is a trained swimming teacher, Majestic wine connoisseur who enjoys running and spending time with her friends and family.

James Husband - Graduate Surveyor - BSc Hons

James is our newest member of the Hinson Parry team graduating from Harper Adams this September in Rural Enterprise and Land Management. He is currently getting involved with all aspects of work here whilst working towards his professional RICS APC and CAAV qualifications.

In his spare time James is an active member of Eccleshall Young Farmers and enjoys helping on his family’s dairy farm as well as a spot of golf.

Penny Mills - Personal Assistant

Penny joined Hinson Parry in January 2014 following a short period of temporary work, having previously worked as a Personal Assistant within Veolia Environmental Services Ltd.

Penny was born in Stafford and currently lives in Creswell with her Husband, and two children. Outside of work, Penny enjoys travelling and dining out, and in particular walking her beloved cockapoo Harry with her family and friends.

Kaye Minton - Personal Assistant

Kaye has worked as a PA in the finance and legal sectors for over 40 years. She joined the Hinson Parry team in 2013. 

Lorna Sant - Accounts

Lorna is our Cashier. She is also involved in our dispersal and insolvency auctions which we hold regularly throughout the year.

Fiona Le Vin - Personal Assistant

Fiona has had a varied career working with many large landed estates in the south of England. Since moving to Staffordshire, she has worked for the NFU in Stone, a stones throw from our current offices. Fiona’s spare time is mostly spent looking after her horses and tending to her garden.

Bill Parry - Partner - BSc, FRICS, FAAV

Bill hails from the Welsh border, but has been in Staffordshire for over 40 years. He jointly founded Hinson Parry in 1991. He is heavily involved with insolvency auctions and collective sales as well as holding the Advanced Professional Award in Expert Witness Evidence which he regularly puts to use. In his spare time Bill enjoys cooking and playing crib together with the very occasional game of cricket.

Roger Bedson - Partner - BSc, MRICS, FAAV

Roger joined Hinson Parry in 1995 before becoming partner in 1999 and since has helped to expand the business nationwide. He is particularly involved in matters of compulsory purchase being the Vice Chairman of the West Midlands Branch of the Compulsory Purchase Association, the Vice Chair to the National Valuation Compensation and Taxation Committee to the CAAV and Land Agent Representative to the NFU and CLA Committee on  High Speed Rail 2.
In between a heavy workload Roger spends his time with his wife and two sons finding particular enjoyment in activities including shooting, running, being a part-time sailor and having an occasional drive of a combine in Essex.

John Hinson - Consultant - FRICS, FAAV

Having jointly founded Hinson Parry in 1991, John is now a consultant who undertakes a great deal of planning and development work. He has been involved in the promotion and land sales associated with some major housing developments in the area. He is also involved in the arbitration of agricultural matters, holding a post graduate level qualification in arbitration practice from the Royal Agricultural University.
John enjoys travelling, golfing and spin classes so long as they are followed by a pint in the pub.

Rebecca Evans - Associate - BSc Hons, MRICS, FAAV

Rebecca has worked with Hinson Parry since graduating from Harper Adams University in 2013 after reading Rural Enterprise and Land Management. She is an expert on compulsory purchase matters, in particular those relating to High Speed Rail 2. In addition to this Rebecca undertakes valuations, planning applications, mentoring our graduates to successfully pass their APC’s and CAAV qualifications and is actively involved in progressing the company forwards.
Originally from Denbighshire, North Wales, Rebecca is now based in Shropshire and enjoys challenging exercise, cooking, baking and spending time with friends and family.

Simon Ashfield - Associate - BSc Hons, MRICS

Simon joined Hinson Parry in 2015 having graduated from Harper Adams University after reading Rural Enterprise and Land Management. He is very involved with handling issues regarding access and rights over land against Acquiring Authorities which includes High Speed Rail 2 and Severn Trent Water. In addition to this Simon is actively involved in providing planning advice, other compulsory purchase acquisition matters and the letting of residential properties.
Originally from Eastern Cornwall, Simon is now based in Stone, Staffordshire currently planning his wedding with his fiancé Helen.

Ella Dainty - Graduate Surveyor - BSc Hons, MSc

Ella joined Hinson Parry in August 2018 as a Graduate surveyor. She graduated from Harper Adams University with a Masters in Rural Estate and Land Management following four years at Loughborough University studying Geography and Management.
Originally from Shropshire, Ella was keen to stay in the area to her undertake her professional RICS APC and CAAV qualifications and further her knowledge in the rural industry. Outside of work Ella is a trained swimming teacher, Majestic wine connoisseur who enjoys running and spending time with her friends and family.

James Husband - Graduate Surveyor - BSc Hons

James is our newest member of the Hinson Parry team graduating from Harper Adams this September in Rural Enterprise and Land Management. He is currently getting involved with all aspects of work here whilst working towards his professional RICS APC and CAAV qualifications.

In his spare time James is an active member of Eccleshall Young Farmers and enjoys helping on his family’s dairy farm as well as a spot of golf.

Penny Mills - Personal Assistant

Penny joined Hinson Parry in January 2014 following a short period of temporary work, having previously worked as a Personal Assistant within Veolia Environmental Services Ltd.

Penny was born in Stafford and currently lives in Creswell with her Husband, and two children. Outside of work, Penny enjoys travelling and dining out, and in particular walking her beloved cockapoo Harry with her family and friends.

Kaye Minton - Personal Assistant

Kaye has worked at Hinson Parry since 2013. Kaye loves to spend time with her family including her grandson whenever possible.

Lorna Sant - Accounts

Lorna works as our accountant. She also is involved in our dispersal and insolvency auctions which we hold regularly throughout the year.

Fiona Le Vin - Personal Assistant

Fiona has had a varied career working with many large landed estates in the south of England. Since moving to Staffordshire, she has worked for the NFU in Stone, a stones throw from our current offices. Fiona’s spare time is mostly spent looking after her horses and tending to her garden.

The powers and duties of electricity transmission companies in the UK are set out in the Electricity Act 1989.  The right to claim compensation will depend on whether or not the electricity company has a temporary wayleave in place or a permanent easement.
In many cases, property compensation is paid where a terminable wayleave exists.
We have settled many thousands of claims for clients around the country, for example where pylons or overhead electric lines impact on value or impede development on:
Residential and urban properties
Agricultural properties and farms
Commercial properties and development land
Our clients have included owners of residential properties, owners of farms and estates and owners or occupiers of commercial property, particularly where development is impeded and compensation for loss of development potential is claimed and has been awarded.  We have helped to settle claims on a number of prominent development sites which have been affected by overhead powerlines and we would be happy to discuss your claim with you.
Pursuing and settling pylon compensation claims has been a major part of our work over the last ten years and we have a substantial database of settlement evidence which allows us to do the best job for our clients.
There are now many firms offering to claim compensation for clients who have wooden poles across their land.  PLEASE BE CAREFUL.  In many cases, it is not in a landowners long term interest to offer permanent rights for wood pole lines.  For example, we have seen some terrible advice given to clients who have been advised to give an electricity company permanent rights to keep wooden pole lines in place where clearly, the location of those wooden poles could inhibit development in the future.  Also, by giving away permanent rights for a few thousand pounds now could mean that your negotiating position in the future has been lost if ever you need something from the electricity company.  Each case should be treated on its merits but we would certainly advise caution when dealing with wood pole lines.

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