London Branch

CLA London Branch provides the opportunity to join a select group of people who have strong rural connections but spend a good deal of their time in London. To belong you don't have to live in London but you will need to be a member of the CLA.

CLA London Branch includes regular policy-based and social meetings, usually at a London venue in the early evening. These meetings feature headline speakers on topical issues, followed by questions and discussions. Through its own committee structure and representation within the CLA, views and ideas expressed at London Branch meetings are fed into CLA policy formulation and political lobbying.

Members have an unparalleled opportunity to meet, exchange views and share experience with others involved in landowning and rural economic matters. Membership of London Branch is open to all CLA landowning, business and professional members regardless of location, creating a broad regional network of those who have a significant stake in the countryside.

Membership Benefits

  • Exclusive invitations to London Branch meetings which include briefings and lectures with a particular emphasis on landownership. There are a minimum of 4 London Branch events in a year;
  • The opportunity to shape the CLA policy agenda through the Branch and Committee structure;
  • The opportunity to host London Branch meetings and to target your own guests or business clients at certain events;
  • Regular London Branch e-news mailings and information on the CLA website.

London Branch members also receive the full benefits of CLA membership including free advice, Government lobbying, a member services programme and much more.

Dates for the diary 

24 January 2018

Kevin Cox, chairman of the RSPB

7 March 2018

Andrew Sells, chairman of Natural England

4 July 2018

Branch AGM and talk by Mark Preston, chief executive of the Grosvenor Estate

18 September 2018

Sir Harry Studholme, chairman of the Forestry Commission

For more information and to join London Branch contact CLA South East Director Robin Edwards by emailing robin.edwards@cla.org.uk


How to join

Membership of CLA London Branch is at a standard annual fee, per person, which is supplementary to an existing CLA subscription. If you are not already a CLA member then you are most welcome to join the CLA and the London Branch at the same time.

For further information on CLA London Branch and how to join please contact:

Tim Brock or Robin Edwards
CLA London Branch
16 Belgrave Square
London SW1X 8PQ
020 7235 0511
tim.brock@cla.org.uk or robin.edwards@cla.org.uk

Events

Throughout the year CLA London Branch holds evening seminars with headline speakers on topical landowner issues.