For CPD events for property professionals across the Chilterns and Thames Valley


Planning law update

Maidenhead Golf Club, Maidenhead SL6 2PZ

On Wednesday, 6 December 2017, we'll be holding our regular planning law update with Tony Bowhill FRICS FRTPI, a planning consultant with a wealth of knowledge and an eye for highlighting the salient points in planning legislation and case law.

In this year's update, the main topics will be:

•    housing supply and demand
•    brownfield registers
•    planning conditions – can they be improved?
•    listed buildings and their setting
•    the latest government proposals.

Commercial property legal seminar with B P Collins

Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire SL9 8EL

The theme for this year's Commercial Property Legal Seminar by B P Collins will be "Practical site assembly and acquisition issues".  The seminar takes place on Thursday, 23 November, 8.00am to 10.00am, at B P Collins' offices in Gerrards Cross.

The seminar will cover:

•    Points for landowners and field developers, including options
•    Lease termination
•    Estate rent charges and modification of restrictive covenants
•    Boundary issues/disputes.

Conservation day - challenges and conflicts in building conservation (an Oxley Conservation event)


Oxley Conservation's annual conservation day will be taking place on Wednesday, 22 November 2017.  The theme for the day will be timber-framed buildings with presentations by distinguished specialists in their fields.

You'll find more details in the flyer.  To book, please complete the booking form and return to Jill Varley at Oxley Conservation.

Don't delay - places are  limited!


Wine-tasting and AGM (a PPN event)

The Boot & Flogger, London SE1 1TA

Everyone is invited to attend PPN's 2017 wine tasting event which is being held in a private room at the Boot & Flogger, a hidden gem only a short walk from London Bridge Station and Borough Market.  The tasting will take place on Thursday 16 November 2017, starting at 5.35pm.  

There will be an introduction to Wines of the World with a glass of manzanilla, the wine tasting and fun quiz.  No expertise required, just an enjoyment of wine!

PPN hope that many members and guests will come along for an opportunity to network and enjoy this relaxed, informal event. 

Heritage CDM

Shaw House, Newbury RG14 2DR

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.

PPN Autumn Golf Day 2017

Harewood Downs Golf Club, Amersham HP8 4TA

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.

House of Lords Annual Luncheon (a PPN event)

London SW1

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.