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 for 2019 are currently being organised and will be included below shortly.  We always welcome ideas for future events from members and students


Five Counties Conference 2019 (3CPD event)

DATE & TIME: Wednesday, 27 February 2019 - 9:00am start

LOCATION:  Wycombe Swan Theatre, High Wycombe

The Five Counties Conference 2019 will have the usual mix of commercial and residential surveying topics.  It’s a fantastic opportunity to gain six hours of CPD early in the year for only £55.00 for PPN members.

The conference will include topics on Japanese knotweed, energy optimisation, liability, risk and valuation, PII, planning, service charges, commercial and residential legal matters, and living with uncertainty.

Vivienne King, chair of Real Estate Balance, will be chairing the conference, supported by Jane Barraclough, who will be chairing the residential session in the afternoon.  Real Estate Balance is an association of members from different organisations and disciplines engaged in real estate who are passionate about addressing the gender imbalance in the property sector.


Mock Mediation

DATE: Tuesday,  5 March 2019 - 8.15am

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

Dave Owen of Pengaron Mediation Services has arranged a mock mediation, with Roger Levitt, a registered CMC Mediator, as the mediator and volunteers from the audience as role-players.  The scenario will be a dispute between neighbours, to include issues of car parking and water ingress.

It's an 8.15am for 8.45am start, finishing at 10.45am.  Two hours of FREE CPD. And you could be back at your desk in High Wycombe or Reading before lunch!

Contact Dave Owen to book your place: dwo@pengaron.co.uk 


Construction & Property Lunch Club

DATE: Wednesday,  6 March 2019 - 12:30pm for 1:00pm

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

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

50% discount for first time attendees

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

To book - Please contact Dave Owen (Email: dwo@pengaron.co.uk) of Pengaron Mediation Services.  Payment in advance (by cheque or electronically).


Lunchtime Comment Club Spring Lunch - CANCELLED

DATE: Thursday, 7 March 2019

LOCATIONRoyal Air Force Club, 128 Piccadilly, London, W1

Guest Speaker - Geoffrey Robertson QC - Barrister, author broadcaster.  

Regrettably this Lunch has been cancelled due to the speaker now having to attend an urgent meeting.  

The Lunchtime Comment Club will be 100 years old this year and a Centenary meeting will be held at the Stationers Hall, London, on Thursday 9 May 2019.  Speaker:  Mr Jacob Rees-Mogg.


Leases and Licences (3CPD event)

DATE: Thursday 14 March 2019

LOCATION:   Maidenhead Golf Club

PRICE:  TBA

Details will be published shortly.


PPN Spring Golf Day

DATE: Thursday, 28 March 2019

LOCATIONTandridge Golf Club, Oxted, Surrey  RH8 9NQ

COST:  £95 per person (UCEM students - £89pp)

Price includes coffee & bacon roll on arrival, morning round 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.   

Visit Tandridge Golf Club website


PPN site visit to Boeing Flight Training Centre

DATE:  Thursday,  4 April 2019 at 2.30pm

LOCATION:  Crawley, near London's Gatwick Airport, West Sussex

PRICE:   TBA

Further details and bookings will be available shortly.


PPN visit to Poundbury

DATE: Wednesday,  10 April 2019

LOCATION:  Poundbury, Dorchester, Dorset

PRICE:   £10pp

Poundbury is an urban extension to the Dorset county town of Dorchester, built on the principles of architecture and urban planning as advocated by The Prince of Wales in ‘A Vision of Britain’.  Its success has been recognised far beyond Dorset and many of the founding principles of Poundbury have now been incorporated into the British Government’s Planning Guidance Note PPG3.

A presentation is to be followed by a tour, and drinks/nibbles for networking opportunity at lunchtime.  Limited places available - 2 groups (1 morning tour and 1 afternoon tour), subject to demand.

Bookings will be available shortly.


The importance of bees (3CPD event)

DATE: Wednesday, 1 May 2019 at 6.30pm

LOCATION:  Shaw House, Newbury, RG14 2DR

COST:  TBA

​Details to be published shortly.

Further information visit 3CPD website


Lunchtime Comment Club Centenary Lunch

DATE & TIME: Thursday, 9 May 2019

LOCATION:  Stationers' Hall, London EC4

COST:  Approx £110 per person.  £70 deposit required on booking.

The Lunchtime Comment Club will be 100 years old this year and a Centenary celebratory lunch will be held at Stationers' Hall on 9th May.  Speaker:  Jacob Rees-Mogg

PPN Members and their guest(s) are welcome to join the LCC for the Lunch. Bookings, with deposit, must be made by the end of March.


Avoiding Boundary Disputes (3CPD event)

DATE: Wednesday, 22 May 2019 at 6.30pm

LOCATION:  Maidenhead Golf Club

COST:  TBA

​Details to be published shortly.

Further information visit 3CPD website


Building Surveyors' Oxford Briefing 2019 (3CPD event)

DATE: Friday 11 October 2019

LOCATIONCulham Science Centre

PRICE:   TBA

Further details to follow.


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