Upcoming events

    • 16 May 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM
    • The Shed (upstairs), 8 Merchants Pl, Reading RG1 1DT
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    Breakfast Networking upstairs at the Shed (which some of you may know as Milk Cocktail Bar)

    An informal networking event to chat to people you know or don't know who work in the construction industry. No formalities or presentations; just a chance to grab a coffee, a bite to eat and a chat before heading off to the day job.

    We are trialling the Shed as a venue for our regular breakfast events so please come along to give it a go with us. 

    We look forward to seeing you there!

    Note: no cocktails will be available

    • 22 May 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Thames Lido - Reading. Kings Meadow/Napier Road. RG1 8FR
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    This May please join us for a presentation and walk around the Thames Lido.  Sam Kendon, Marshall and Kendon Architects, will be joining us to talk through how the Lido has be bought back to life from design to completion.

    Events Details

    WHEN: 22nd May

    WHERE: Thames Lido, Reading. RG1 8FR

    SPEAKERS: Sam Kendon, Marshall & Kendon (Lido architects)

    DETAILS: One free drink and nibbles provided.  Pay bar also available


    See you soon,

    the CE Berks Team

    • 13 Jun 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 10:30 AM
    • University of Reading Library, Whiteknights, Reading, RG6 6AE
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    University of Reading: Library Site Visit

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    ISG and Stride Treglown are excited to be able to offer a site visit in partnership with the University of Reading to showcase the progress on their new library (which will be just over half way through). The works will lead to the complete modernisation and revamp of the library which will increase space for individual and group study, and will make better use of the space currently available on the ground and first floors. The redevelopment will provide better access and security across the building as well as improving its energy efficiency, as a result of improved insulation and ventilation. The library has remained open and students are able to use the facility throughout the works taking place.

    The event will include breakfast, networking, presentations from the University, Stride Treglown and ISG and then we will have an opportunity to do a site visit. PPE will be required (this includes Hi-Viz, Hard Hat, Gloves, Glasses and site boots) if you do not have PPE please let Zahra Waters know when booking your place.

    This event is being hosted jointly with Women in Property. 


    8am – 8.30am – Arrival and breakfast 

    8.30am – 9.15am – Presentations

    9.15am – 10.15am – Site Visit 

    10.15am – 10.30 – Q&A 

    A map of the campus can be found here

    Kindly sponsored by


    • 06 Sep 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Wokingham Town Hall

    Come and find out about Wokingham Borough Councils ambitions plans to regenerate the town centre.  Members of the Regeneration Company will provide an overview of the various projects including Carnival Pool, Elms Field and Peach Place. 

    At the Heart of the regeneration is the £3.8m Market Place public realm project.  Attendees will have the opportunity to see the completed Market Place project as part of the Event.

    Further Details and Confirmation of Date to follow.

    • 18 Oct 2018
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Peter Brett Associates, Caversham Bridge House, Waterman Place, Reading, RG1 8DN

    Tackling Modern Slavery in Construction

    Following on the CIOB reports Modern Slavery: The Dark Side of Construction  and Building a Fairer System: Tackling Modern Slavery in Construction Supply Chains our speakers will look at the what progress has been made by our sector and the steps we can take to tackle the issue.

    There are an estimated 45 million enslaved people globally with modern slavery reported in 167 countries.

    18th October is Anti-Slavery Day - the day provides an opportunity to raise awareness of human trafficking and modern slavery, and encourage government, local authorities, companies, charities and individuals to do what they can to address the problem


    • April McCoig - Anti-Slavery Coordinator, Thames Valley Police
    • Michael Sippitt - Chairman, ClarksLegal


    5.30pm - arrivals and registration
    6.00pm - speakers and questions
    7.30pm - finish

    • 12 Nov 2018
    • 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    • The Roost, Thames Tower, Reading

    Networking Drinks - members only


    To be confirmed

Past events

13 Mar 2018 Building Information Modelling - Client, FM and Legal view
28 Feb 2018 G4C - Modular Homes - The Solution to the Housing Crisis?
20 Feb 2018 Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership
16 Jan 2018 UoR Architecture Talk & Breakfast at the Thames Lido - Reading
12 Dec 2017 Constructing Excellence Berkshire | Breakfast at Bill's
06 Dec 2017 G4C - Christmas Social
23 Nov 2017 Networking Drinks at The Forbury, Reading
19 Oct 2017 Securing Infrastructure in the Real & Digital Worlds – the Physical, Personnel & Cyber Security Challenges
12 Oct 2017 G4C - What Do You Do?
05 Oct 2017 Constructing Excellence Regional Event - Closing the Performance Gap 2017 Update
28 Sep 2017 G4C - Site Talk & Tour: Reading Gateway
22 Sep 2017 Breakfast at Bill's - with Annual General Meeting
06 Sep 2017 G4C Summer Networking Drinks at The Biscuit Tin, Reading
04 Jul 2017 Design Series PART 2 - Thames Tower Talk & Tour
20 Jun 2017 Design Series PART 1 - Oracle Riverside Redesign
07 Jun 2017 Constructing Excellence Berkshire | Breakfast at Bill's
25 Apr 2017 Networking Drinks at Reading Town Hall
15 Mar 2017 Thames Valley Berkshire Local Enterprise Partnership
07 Mar 2017 G4C - BIM in Industry
09 Feb 2017 Waste as a Resource on Brownfield Land
12 Jan 2017 Constructing Excellence Berkshire | Breakfast at Bill's
13 Dec 2016 G4C Christmas Social
08 Dec 2016 Constructing Excellence Berkshire | Breakfast at Bill's and AGM
10 Nov 2016 Reading 2050 : What’s your role as a current and future construction professional?
20 Oct 2016 Constructing Excellence Berkshire | Breakfast at Bill's
10 Oct 2016 LinkedIn - Making it Work for You
28 Sep 2016 Environmental Assessment - Key Changes for the Construction Industry
15 Sep 2016 Constructing Excellence Regional Event - Closing the Performance Gap
14 Jul 2016 Constructing Excellence Berkshire - Maidenhead Waterways Site Visit
30 Jun 2016 FutureBuild 2016 @ Reading Uni's New Architectural Studio
15 Jun 2016 G4C - Maiden Erlegh Site Visit
08 Jun 2016 Digital marketing strategy and social media
19 May 2016 Constructing Excellence Berkshire - Breakfast at Bills
20 Apr 2016 G4C - What Do You Do? 2
17 Mar 2016 Constructing Excellence Berkshire | Breakfast at Bill's
18 Feb 2016 The LEPs, Talent and Growth in Berkshire and Beyond
28 Jan 2016 G4C Starter Homes & The Housing Bill
13 Jan 2016 Breakfast at Bill's - An RIBA South Update
01 Jan 2016 Constructing Excellence Berkshire | Upcoming Events | Winter 2016
09 Dec 2015 G4C Christmas Social
04 Dec 2015 Networking breakfast with G4C
30 Nov 2015 M4 Bridge Beam Lift
24 Nov 2015 Networking Drinks at The Forbury, Reading
18 Nov 2015 Post Occupancy Evaluation
28 Oct 2015 G4C - What Do You Do?
08 Oct 2015 Reading's Future Potential, Challenges and Changes
23 Sep 2015 CE Award Winners Present
14 Jul 2015 Thames Valley Property Forum Breakfast: Thames Valley Futures
25 Jun 2015 FutureBuild, Future Working
21 Apr 2015 The Skills Gap

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