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


Planning law update

Maidenhead Golf Club

Tony-Bowhill.pngTony Bowhill, planning consultant, will give his regular planning law update, punctuated with amusing anecdotes, on Wednesday, 7 December at Maidenhead Golf Club. 

With a change of leadership in government, approval for Heathrow expansion and a fresh Autumn Statement with significant infrastructure funding, there is sure to be something to talk about!

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


Oxley Conservation's annual conservation day will be taking place on Wednesday, 23 November.  The day will consist of a series of informative and thought-provoking presentations on The Challenges and Conflicts in Building Conservation 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.

Commercial property legal seminar with B P Collins

Gerrards Cross, Buckinghamshire SL9 8EL

Battle lines have been drawn many times between commercial tenants and landlords over accusations of covenant breaches or consent being unreasonably withheld, with huge financial losses for the losing side.

B P Collins' property team will focus its 2016 commercial property legal seminar on commercial landlord consents, delving into:

APC workshop

Thame Barns Centre

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

House of Lords Annual Luncheon (a PPN event)

London SW1

PPN will be holding its Annual Luncheon at the House of Lords on Friday, 21 October 2016, hosted this year by the Rt Hon. The Lord Young of Cookham CH.

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.

Breathe new life into old chimneys

Thame Barns Centre

***  This event has been postponed until January 2017.  ***

When bringing a chimney back into use, whether for a stove or an open fire, one may be faced with a number of challenges.  In this presentation, Laura Morgan of North Mill Stoves will talk about the problems of leaking chimneys, ventilation issues and the installation of flexible chimney linings. 

PPN Autumn Golf Day

Harewood Downs Golf Club, Amersham, Bucks

This year's PPN Autumn Golf Day will be held on Thursday, 20 October at Harewood Downs Golf Club, a superb Buckinghamshire golf club near Amersham, with easy access to the M25 and M40.  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.

Building Surveyors' Oxford Briefing 2016

Culham Science Centre, nr Abingdon OX14 3DB

This year's Building Surveyors' Oxford Briefing 2016 conference took place on Friday, 7 October 2016 at Culham Science Centre, nr Abingdon, Oxfordshire.  Over 120 people attended the one-day conference, the highest number ever in the 34 year history of the event.  Thank you to everyone, delegates, speakers and exhibitors, for making this a popular and enjoyable event.

Next year's conference will be taking place on Friday, 13 October 2017.

Tour of Here East, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park (a PPN event)

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London

Here East is a groundbreaking scheme to transform the former press and broadcast centres on the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park into 1.2 million sq ft of commercial space for London?s creative and digital industries.

This visit, arranged by PPN, will consist of a tour of the site and a talk by architect Roger Hawkins of Hawkins\Brown.

Further details will be published shortly.