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The CQSA meets six times a year at The Farmer's Club, located at 3 Whitehall Court, London SW1A 2EL, which is close to Embankment Tube station and Charing Cross mainline station. Meetings generally take place on the fourth Friday* of January, March, May (AGM), June, September and November.

Meetings are held over an excellent lunch with wine and preceded by a Speaker - all within a relatively informal schedule. 

The following is a sample menu from our delayed June 2023 meeting:

Typical Lunch Menu  Wines list

We gather at 12:30pm for drinks and sit down at 1:00pm for lunch and our Speaker. The meeting normally lasts until around 3:00pm.

Members are encouraged to invite professional colleagues and clients as guests. The only rule - imposed by the Farmers Club - requires meeting attendees to be smartly dressed in a jacket and tie.

Our meetings provide a time to network, to discuss business, the industry and the professions.

Past Speakers have covered a wide range of professional topics, including:

  • HS2 Infrastructure Cost Planning
  • Disaster Recovery in Business
  • The Worshipful Company of Constructors
  • The BCIS in 2023
  • 4D Project Programming
  • Acting as a Professional Witness
  • The BCIS new Carbon Costing Data Resource
  • BIM - Building Information Modelling
  • IPMS and ICMS
  • NEC4
  • Fire Safety Regulations
  • How to Spot a Lie
  • The Impact of Delay
  • Adjudication
  • Payment Notices
  • Contract Damages
  • Carbon Cost Estimating
  • Online Estimating
  • The Bribery Act
  • Capital Allowances

Note: * except where Good Friday falls on a meeting day, or the Monday following is a Public Holiday, when we meet on the third Friday of the appropriate month.