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


Facade restoration

Shaw House, Newbury RG14 2DR

See Brilliance are market leaders in the specialist restorative cleaning of metal, glass and stone.  With over 30 years’ experience, their objective is to protect facades, returning the surfaces to an ‘as new’ condition.  Their cleaning systems are sacrificial-based, non-abrasive and neutral PH.  They offer a cost-effective alternative to re-spraying or replacement.

Our speaker for the evening is Nigel Bennett, managing director of See Brilliance.  The seminar will cover:

Avoiding the pitfalls with break notices

Maidenhead Golf Club, Maidenhead SL6 2PZ

Break options in commercial leases are now common place, providing greater flexibility for both landlords and tenants. However this, together with the recent economic climate, has led to numerous recent disputes between landlords and tenants as to whether or not break options have been correcting exercised. 

This seminar will provide an overview of the law and practical guidance in relation to the exercise of break options, identify tactical considerations and highlight the common mistakes made by landlords and tenants which can result in significant losses and/or liabilities. 

RIBAJ and AluK City Series - Housing (a RIBAJ event)

AluK Design Studio, 5-11 Worship St, London EC2A 2BH

With the world’s urban population forecast to increase by 2.5 billion by 2050, cities are the new frontier for urban designers, developers, contractors, and manufacturers.  This series of panel sessions, brought to you by the RIBAJ and AluK, aims to both discuss and find solutions for the challenges that all cities face and have to overcome.

RICS Professional Ethics

KIngs Hotel, Oxford Road, Stokenchurch HP14 3TA

RICS Professional EthicsIt's a requirement of all practising RICS members to complete a course in RICS professional ethics every three years.  On Wednesday, 7 June 2017, Jon Lever FRICS of Delever Ltd delivered an entertaining and informative presentation to an audience of over 40 chartered surveyors and APC candidates.

John O'Halloran Symposium (a LionHeart event)

U + I, 7a Howick Place, London SW1P 1DZ

In March 2015, John O’Halloran FRICS, the former MD of BAA Lynton, took his own life.  John’s colleagues and family, deeply shocked by the loss of a respected former colleague and father, decided to set up the inaugural John O’Halloran Symposium 2016 in his honour. The event proved to be extremely successful in raising awareness of the issue of mental health in the property industry.

APC workshop

Thame Barns Centre, Thame, Oxfordshire

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 Autumn 2017 or wishing to get a head start for submission in 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.

PPN Spring Golf Day

Tandridge Golf Club, Oxted, Surrey

Tandridge's delightful course is set among mature woodland with spectacular views of the Surrey North Downs and the Kent and Sussex countryside.  Bacon roll and coffee before 18 holes in the morning, followed by 'The Tandridge Lunch', a four course carvery lunch and prize-giving.

Tandridge Golf Club is easily accessible from the M25 junction 6 with its location on the A25 near Oxted in Surrey.  For directions, visit

Construction & Property Lunch Club

Savile Club, 69 Brook Street, London W1K 4ER

Anyone with an interest in construction and/or property is welcome to attend the Construction & Property Lunch Club's regular networking events. Lunches are held at the Savile Club in Mayfair.  Over 40 people attended a recent lunch.

The cost is £60.00 each (half price for first time attendees) - with a choice of hot buffet (and starters, pudding, cheese and coffee) and half a bottle of wine included.  Cash bar beforehand.