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CLA London Branch: Edward Parsons - Sandringham Estate

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The next CLA London Branch evening will feature guest speaker Edward Parsons, land agent at the Sandringham Estate, private home to His Majesty The King.

It will be held on Wednesday, 8 November from 6pm to 8.30pm, kindly hosted by Knight Frank at 55 Baker Street, London, W1U 8AN.

Edward is due to talk on the estate's work and projects, as well as asking: "What does the countryside do for you?" – exploring how the industry is often misunderstood and under-valued, and should be doing more to highlight the many things it delivers.

The talk will be followed by a Q&A and drinks reception, canapés and networking. 

Edward is the land agent at the Sandringham Estate in north Norfolk. It is a 21,000-acre estate with a diverse range of enterprises including property, in-hand and let farming, forestry, conservation, development land and holiday cottages. It is also a tourist attraction, with approximately 700,000 visitors a year, and employs 200 staff.

Before joining Sandringham, Edward was land agent for Lord J Rothschild at the Waddesdon Estate in Buckinghamshire for 11 years, and before that assistant agent at Castle Ashby for six years.  

Edward believes the contribution of farmers, land owners, woodland managers and all those engaged in the countryside undervalued and unappreciated by large sections of society. He will discuss how the need for the industry to measure and communicate what it delivers is of paramount importance if it is to gain the support required to look after the countryside.

Prior to the talk we will be conducting the London Branch 2023 AGM.

The running order

6.00pm - Registration.
6.30pm - Welcome by CLA Vice President Gavin Lane
6.35pm - London Branch AGM
6.40pm - Talk and Q&A with Edward Parsons
7.15pm - Drinks reception
8.30pm - Finish.

Agenda for CLA London Branch AGM 2023
1. Welcome
2. Apologies for absence
3. To confirm and sign the minutes of the last AGM, held at the offices of Carter Jonas on 7 June 2022
4. To receive and adopt the Chair's Annual Report 2023
5. Election of Branch Officers for 2023/2024:
     i. Branch President
     ii. Branch Chairman
     iii. Vice Chairman
     iv. Committee
     v. Representative on CLA Council
6. Matters raised by members.

The event is free to attend for London Branch members, but to secure your place please register by clicking on the Book Now button below.

If you need any assistance to book online, please call the CLA South East office on 01264 358195 or email and the team will be happy to help.

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Event Details

Wednesday 8 November 2023
6:00PM - 8:30PM
Knight Frank, 55 Baker Street, W1U 8AN
Free of Charge to London Branch Members