Longdown Management Ltd
Managing Agents of the Barker-Mill Family's Property and Finance
The Estate Office
Southampton SO40 4UH
Tel: 02380 292107
Fax: 02380 293376
Company Registration No.: 1305816 Company VAT No.: 293 5235 45
Chris Gwyn-Evans FRICS
Simon Barker BSc (Hons), MBA, MRICS, FAAV
Financial Director & Company Secretary
John Royan BA (Hons), ACA
Tracey Royan BSc (Hons) ACA
David Lambley MRICS, FAAV
Formed in April 1977 the Company's principle function is the management of property belonging to the Barker-Mill family and their Trustees. The land covers a wide area. To the immediate west of Southampton it includes the Lower Test valley and substantial parts of Nursling and Rownhams. On the eastern edge of the New Forest it covers a block of land of about 3,000 acres which includes parts of Hounsdown, Eling, Marchwood, Colbury, Ashurst and Longdown. There is also the Ashley Clinton Estate between Milford on Sea and New Milton which covers about 1,000 acres as well as some property at Lymington and Boldre.
In all, the Company manages approximately 2,000 acres of tenanted farmland and a similar acreage of land let on short term tenancies and licenses,1,500 acres of woodland, lettings of shooting rights over some of the land, lettings of salmon, trout and other fishing on lakes and the southern part of the River Test below the M27 motorway and part of the Lymington River. Other management includes lettings of mineral extraction and infilling rights, lettings of over 150 residential properties and lettings of offices and commercial buildings.