PPN Programme Of Events

PPN arranges a variety of social and networking events.  Members are also invited to attend events organised by the University College of Estate Management (UCEM), 3CPD Ltd, the Property & Finance Group and the Lunchtime Comment Club (LCC).  Further events are currently being organised and will be included below shortly.  We always welcome ideas for future events from members


Brunel Building, Paddington - A Presentation by Derwent London

DATE: Tuesday, 16 January 2018 - 12.45pm-2.00pm

LOCATIONBrunel Marketing Barge,  Paddington Central, London, W2

MEMBERS PRICE:  £10 per person
UCEM STUDENT MEMBERS PRICE:  £5 per person
NON-MEMBERS/GUESTS PRICE:  £15 per person

1 place available!  If you are interested in booking the final place please email  Madeleine as soon as possible:  savage_madeleine@hotmail.com  

You are invited to learn about Derwent London's exciting and innovative 240,000 sq ft office development fronting the Grand Union Canal in the heart of the Paddington Basin regeneration area, adjacent to Paddington Station.  

This is also an opportunity to meet and network with other PPN members.

Due to space restrictions on the barge only limited places available. 

Visit Derwent London's website


Diagnosing Defects in Roofing (3CPD event)

DATE: Wednesday, 17 January 2018

LOCATIONKings Hotel, Stokenchurch,  HP14 3TA

PRICE:  To be advised shortly.

Diagnosing defects in roofing is a CPD talk by Mark Sulik of Durrant Consulting.  Further details will be published shortly. 

Visit 3CPD website

Construction & Property Lunch Club

DATE: Wednesday,  31 January 2018 - 12:30pm for 1:00pm

LOCATION: Savile Club, 69 Brook Street, London W1K 4ER

PRICE: £70pp to include choice of hot buffet (plus starter, pudding, cheese and coffee plus half a bottle of wine included).  Cash bar beforehand.

First time attendees HALF PRICE

Anyone with an interest in construction and/or property is invited to attend.

To book - Payment in advance (by cheque or electronically).   Contact Dave Owen (dwo@pengaron.co.uk) of Pengaron Mediation Services for more information.​


Old Royal Naval College Painted Hall Ceiling Tour

DATE: Tuesday, 6 February 2018 - 1:00pm-2:00pm

LOCATIONOld Royal Naval College, King William Walk, Greenwich, London, SE10 9NN

PRICE: £15 per person

This private guided tour will give us the opportunity to ascent 67 steps to a special observation deck and experience up close the drama of the vast lower hall ceiling of the Painted Hall, one of the most spectacular and important baroque interiors in Europe.  During 2017 and 2018 the ORNC is cleaning and conserving 40,000 square feet of the Painted Hall. This landmark project will return clarity, colour and vibrancy to Sir James Thornhill's masterpiece.  Only 20 places available.

Payment options to be available shortly but to book a provisional place on this tour please contact Madeleine@ppnonline.co.uk 

Visit Old Royal Naval College website


Dilapidations, including the Dilapidations Protocol (3CPD event)

DATE: Wednesday, 21 February 2018, 6.30pm.  Refreshments from 6.00pm.

LOCATIONMaidenhead Golf Club, Maidenhead SL6 2PZ

PRICE: FREE to PPN members, 3CPD subscribers, APC candidates and students.  £20 (inc VAT) to non-subscribers/non-members.

This CPD talk will provide a legal update on dilapidations, use of Dilapidations Protocol, and recent case law.  The speakers will be David Haines and members of his team at Charles Russell Speechlys.  

More details will be published shortly.

To book please contact Guy Pullen, guy@3cpd.co.uk, (t) 01844 274830 

Visit the 3CPD website


Talk by Professor Tony Travers (London School of Economics) on London Government and Transport with Q&A

DATE: Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 5.30pm (DATE TO BE CONFIRMED)

LOCATIONFreemasons' Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5AZ

PRICE: Details to follow shortly. 

Professor Tony Travers is Director of LSE London, a research centre at The London School of Economics and Political Science.  He is also a Visiting Professor in LSE's Department of Government.  His key research interests include local and regional government and public service reform.

Professor Travers is currently an advisor to the House of Commons Children, Schools and Families Select Committee and the Communities and Local Government Select Committee.

He has published a number of books on cities and government, including Failure in British Government: The Politics of the Poll Tax (with David Butler and Andrew Adonis), Paying for Health, Education and Housing: How does the Centre Pull the Purse Strings (with Howard Glennerster and John Hills) and The Politics of London:  Government the Ungovernable City.

Further details of this event to be published shortly.  If you would like to reserve a provisional place please contact Madeleine@ppnonline.co.uk  


Five Counties Conference 2018 (3CPD event)

DATE: Wednesday, 28 February 2018 - 9:00am start

LOCATION: Wycombe Swan Theatre, St Mary Street, High Wycombe HP11 2XE

Resolve to start 2018 with a day's CPD at the Five Counties Conference for only £85!

The Conference has an attractive programme of technical and professional talks for surveyors in commercial and residential practice, providing up to six hours of formal CPD for RICS members.


PPN Spring Golf Day

DATE: Thursday, 19 April 2018 - Coffee & bacon rolls from 8.00am, with tee-off from 9.00am (Three ball format).

LOCATIONTandridge Golf Club, Oxted, Surrey  RH

MEMBERS PRICE: To be advised shortly.  Price will include coffee & bacon roll, 18 holes of golf and four course carvery lunch (drinks not included).

Tandridge golf course is set among mature woodland with spectacular views of the Surrey North Downs and the countryside of Kent and Sussex.  It is easily accessible from the M25 junction 6.

Further details will be published shortly.  For further information please contact Madeleine@ppnonline.co.uk 

Visit Tandridge Golf Club website


Tideway presentation - London's new 'Super Sewer'

DATE: Tuesday, 26 June 2018 - 5.45pm-6.30pm

LOCATION:  Tideway's offices, Cottons Centre, Cottons Lane, London Bridge, SE1 2QG

Tideway is building London's new super sewer, the tunnel to tackle the problem of overflows from the capital's Victorian sewers for at least the next 100 years, and enable the UK to meet European environmental standards.

The presentation will give an overview of the sewerage system in London, the condition of the River Thames today and the work that Tideway is doing to stop pollution entering the Thames, which will include the background of the project, the work that is currently taking place and the methods they are using.  There will be an opportunity for Questions & Answers.

Limited places available.  Further details to be published shortly.