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Celebrating 100 years of council housing

18 October 2019, Welwyn Garden City

About the event


Campus West
Welwyn Garden City

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Arrival from 9.30am

Session begins at 10.00am

Networking lunch and exhibition viewing from 12.00pm. 

Short walk around the iconic Welwyn Garden City from 1.30pm-2.30pm.


Join CIH & Welwyn Hatfield Borough council to celebrate 100 years of council housing and take this opportunity to share your thoughts about what council housing means to you.

'There needs to be a better shared understanding between local authorities and our housing association colleagues'....Hear from speakers across the housing sector who will be looking back at the history of council housing, talking about the importance of partnership working between Housing associations and councils, and looking ahead to what we all hope is a great future for social housing.

After the talks you will have the opportunity to get to know colleagues from across the region at lunch whilst viewing the informative exhibition that will be on show.

After lunch there is the chance for a short guided tour around the beautiful and iconic Welwyn Garden City and some of its council homes built back in the 1920s. 

Benefits of attending

Be a part of the social housing conversation and network with housing professionals involved in the sector.

Booking information

This event is free to attend for CIH members and for non-members.

Non CIH members, please note if you cancel within 3 days of the event or do not attend you will be charged the full fee.

Members - Click on the book button and book your place using your CIH membership number and password.

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Alternatively contact quoting ref: RESE181019



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