Residential surveyors are generally well versed in the problems of Victorian construction and all surveyors know everything they think they need to know about ‘modern construction’. Generally ‘modern’ is considered to start around 1960.
For CPD events for property professionals across the Chilterns and Thames Valley
Building maintenance activities, including repairs, account for 42% of construction-related deaths and serious injuries according to past HSE statistics. With heritage buildings having a significant amount of roofing and external work, there's greater risk of falls from height and precarious environments.
The PPN Autumn Golf Day will again be held at Harewood Downs Golf Club, a superb Buckinghamshire golf club near Amersham, with easy access to the M25 and M40 on Thursday, 26 October 2017.
The beautiful course enjoys stunning views among the rolling Chiltern Hills, and features some of the finest holes in Buckinghamshire. Over the last 10 years the course has enjoyed substantial investment and now boasts new USGA specification greens. It is a challenging test of golf for both high and low handicap golfers.
PPN, Property People's Network, will be holding its Annual Luncheon at the House of Lords on Friday, 20 October 2017, hosted this year by Lord Ramsbotham.
PPN members and guests will be welcomed in the Cholmondeley Room, for pre-lunch drinks at 12.30pm and lunch on the adjoining Terrace at 1.00pm. The Terrace is located right on the north bank of the River Thames, with stunning views over the river and London.
Get ahead with 3CPD's APC workshop run by Vivienne Spurge FRICS of APC Success!
This half-day workshop is aimed at RICS APC candidates planning to submit their final assessment in Spring 2018 or wishing to get a head start for submission in Autumn 2018 or later. It is appropriate for APC candidates following all of the APC pathways, including building surveying, commercial property practice, planning and development, project management, residential survey and valuation, rural and quantity surveying.
The Building Surveyors' Oxford Briefing 2017 conference took place on Friday, 13 October 2017 at Culham Science Centre, nr Abingdon, Oxfordshire, attended by over 120 delegates. Thank you to everyone: delegates, speakers and exhibitors for making this a successful event.
For those who attended, we would be very pleased if you would complete the feedback form if you haven't already done so. This provides us with valuable information that we will use in planning next year's conference.
Through PPN, the Propety People's Network, 3CPD subscribers are invited to attend this year's Autumn Lunch of the Lunchtime Comment Club where the guest speaker will be Jeremy Randall, President of the Leander Rowing Club. The cost of this three course lunch with wine and coffee is £60.00 per person.
If you wish to attend, please complete the booking form and send directly to Norman Evans, LCC Secretary, by no later than 4 October 2017.
PPN (the Property People's Network), together with UCEM, have arranged a visit to the recently remodelled Grade II* City Hall in Bristol on Thursday 5 October 2017 for a presentation about this extensive £14m project by the architect, Nigel Dyke of Alec French Architects, starting at 2.00pm, followed by a tour of the building. The whole visit is expected to last approximately one and a half hours.
Andy Jansons has a formidable reputation, years of experience, and tenacity, initiative and drive that make him a speaker worth listening to. In this evening seminar, he talks about investment in and development of student accommodation, the UK's fastest-growing property sector.
The talk will cover:
The Electrical Constractors' Association (ECA) is running a free Client Business Morning at Newbury Rugby Club on Wednesday, 4 October 2017.
The morning will consist of talks on:
Fire safety - BS5839 Part 1 update
18th Wiring Regulations BS7671:2018 - an insight into the draft changes
Lightning and surge protection
Energy storage - the UK market and solutions for residential, commercial and industrial systems.
The morning finishes with a buffet lunch.