SPA Events

June 2018


Annual Southampton Property Association CPD Event

Time: 8:00 am to 2:00 pm

Venue: The Spark Southampton Solent University East Park Terrace Southampton SO14 0YN

This year our annual CPD event will be held at the iconic Pod conference suite in 'The Spark' at Southampton Solent University. Once again we have assembled a fantastic line up of speakers all of whom will offer expertise and experience from the top of their respective professions and unique insights into the Property sector in Southampton and the Solent region.


Sandeep Sesodia Chair of the Southampton area board of Hampshire Chamber of Commerce will explain the role of the Chamber and how it can promote growth in your business sector.

Ian Pratt Director and Shareholder of Scott Brownrigg, will be providing an insight into the innovative design and technical challenges overcome during delivery of the award-winning Pod project.

Clive Thomson Mediator and Dispute Resolution veteran at Paris Smith LLP will be sharing with us his insight and strategies for making offers, negotiating successful settlements and alternative approaches to dispute resolution.

Allan Gordon, Managing Director of The National Regional Property Group, will offer insights into delivering complex development through collaboration and team commitment. NRPG have regenerated Southampton's city centre site at the old Fruit and Veg Market and are currently helping bring life to other long neglected areas of our local urban environment.

Jen Lemen Partner at Property Elite will be updating us all on the hot topics in property

Tim Wright from Ocuair will perform a drone demonstration, explain the value and uses of thermal imagery and predict where this exciting industry may be heading next.

The 5 June 2018 event will start with registration and networking 08.30 to 09.00. The first session will be followed with a coffee break at 11am, and the second session will finish at 13.00. Guests are encouraged to enjoy a light lunch and further networking opportunities until 14.00.


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

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How can I contact the organiser with any questions? or

How many CPD points?

4 CPD points. Contact for a certificate



February 2019


CPD day for Building Surveyors

Time: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Venue: Norton Park Hotel Sutton Scotney Winchester Hampshire SO21 3NB

A full day of CPD aimed at those working as a Building Surveyor within private practice, local government or construction. A lively mix of topics will be presented to include the following:

Historic buildings

Building services

Expert Witness

Deleterious materials


Fire doors

Legal update

The cost of the day to include conference proceedings, all refreshments, lunch and a comprehensive delegate pack is £120.00 plus VAT = £144.00

CPD essentials CPD days provide:

Best value formal CPD with a minimum of 7 hours

A professional but friendly atmosphere to enhance your learning experience in quality venues

Speakers who are practising surveyors who understand the challenges you face on a daily basis

Updates on latest guidance

Relevant, useful and practical topics

The opportunity to network and discuss current issue with other local surveyors

Bookings can be made online or by calling 07429 523183

You can also download a booking form from the website


March 2019


Creating a Resilient Office - CPD

Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Venue: Lakeside North Harbour Western Rd Portsmouth PO6 3EN PO6 3EN

The Workplace is Changing... More than one in three workers are disengaged. How can the workplace help?

How do you build a Resilient Office that considers People, Technology and Place? Find out more from our international guest speaker, Zoe Humphires of Steelcase Inc.

To be held on: Wednesday 13th March 2019, 11am - 2pm.

Venue: at Lakeside North Harbour Auditorium.

Welcome refreshments will be available in the Lakeside Business Lounge, Building 2000, prior to the Guest Speaker presentation at 11.30am, followed by networking over a light lunch in a newly refurbished office suite on the 1st floor of 4000 Lakeside.




April 2019


SPA Annual CPD Conference 2019

Time: 8:30 am to 2:00 pm

Venue: Ovation Restaurant Mayflower Theatre Commercial Road Southampton Hampshire SO15 1GE

The SPA are hosting their annual CPD Conference this year on the 5 April 2019 at the newly renovated Mayflower Theatre. For several years this event has sold out and with membership at an all time high of over 440-460 we hope to continue this trend bringing you a chance to network and gain valuable CPD points at a fraction of the usual cost.

As has become traditional at our CPD events we will start with networking over hot drinks and pastries around 8.30am before the first speaker at 9am. There will be further networking opportunities throughout the morning with a coffee break around 10.30 and a buffet lunch from 12.30/1pm.

For the third year running Paris Smith LLP, an established law firm in Southampton and Winchester have agreed to sponsor this event. Paris Smith have one of the largest property legal teams in the southern region advising on all legal areas related to the property sector including specialist planning and property litigation teams. This leaves all the proceeds from ticket sales to go towards the Association's charity of the year, The Society of St James.

Full details here and how to book


Southampton Solent University Tour of the Sports Complex & Maritime Simulator Centre

Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Venue: Southampton Solent University East Park Terrace Southampton Hampshire SO14 0YN

We are very lucky to have been given the chance for members to take a sneak preview of the brand new £25 million sports centre and also the newly commissioned navigation facility. The visit lasts about 90 minutes and there is no charge to SPA members, but numbers are restricted to 30 people, meeting up at the Spark reception. Sorry, no car parking is available on site.

11.30am – Arrival and welcome by Solent University

11.40am – Quick insight to the Spark

11.45am – Tour of the Sports Complex

12.20pm – Tour of the Maritime Simulator Centre

1pm – Close

Booking via Eventbrite here:


June 2019


HMS Warrior Interprofessional Networking

Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Venue: H M S Warrior Main Road H M Naval Base Portsmouth Hampshire PO1 3QX

The evening will give you a great opportunity to network with professionals including; surveyors, lawyers, planners and accountants in the region, on the deck of HMS Warrior. Don’t miss this fantastic chance to explore one of the world's most famous warships with your fellow property and construction professionals.Two speakers will also provide a short legal and regional development update which will include case studies.

Our thanks to our two sponsors Portsmouth Property Association and Rund.

Book tickets here:



Our 2018/19 Charity we are supporting is the Society of St James - a Hampshire-based homelessness charity, providing accommodation and support to over 2500 people each year. Thank you to all our members for your fund raising help thus far.

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