Adam Bateman made his first appearance on 23 August 2018 and last appearance on 3 December 2019. He is portrayed by Stephen Rahman-Hughes.
Adam served as a central character in 2018 and went on to serve as a secondary antagonist in 2019.
When Honey has toothache and unable to get an appointment with a dentist, Arshad arranges for Honey to see his foster son Adam at a dental practise. After the appointment, Adam asks Honey out for dinner. They then go on a date and the next day, Adam sees Honey in Albert Square, and Honey admits to her former partner, Billy Mitchell, that she went on a date with Adam. Adam begins an affair with Habiba Ahmed in 2019. When Honey sees Adam with Habiba on the CCTV at the Minute Mart, she questions him about it, but he convinces her that Habiba is like a sister to him. Habiba's sister, Iqra Ahmed learns of the affair, and threatens him, saying that his affair will come out. As part of a "wife swap" event, Adam stays at Iqra's house, where she sees that he is also seeing a woman called Sally. Iqra tells Honey, who later exposes Adam in front of an audience, and throws him out of the flat, hitting him in the face with a bin.