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Overview

The first night accommodation commences in London CBD on Saturday 1 June with the program kicking off on Sunday 2 June at 9:00am and concludes in Aberdeen at our hotel on Saturday 8 June at 12:30pm.

Study Tour participants are responsible for their own travel to London and back from Aberdeen, travel insurance and visas if required – Australian citizens don’t require visas for travel to the UK.

7 day program includes:

  • Presentations by industry experts and leading players in offsite construction, including

    • Waugh Thistleton Architects;

    • Mark Farmer (Cast Consulting and advisor to UK government);

    • Nick Milestone (Chairman of TRADA); and

    • Various structural engineers undertaking engineered timber and hybrid projects.

  • factory and project visit program starting in London and finishing in Aberdeen, featuring a 6 level hybrid timber and steel office in London, modular, light gauge steel framed panel systems, brick-skinned timber panel system display homes, and a recently completed landmark engineered timber building in the Scottish Speyside farmland which houses a state of the art whiskey distillery. (Others to be announced.)

  • Accommodation: 7 nights including breakfasts, ie nights of Saturday 1 June to Friday 7 June inclusive. Participants wishing to stay the night of Saturday 8 June in Aberdeen are to make their own hotel arrangements.

  • Luxury Tour Coach for travel from London to Aberdeen (Tuesday – Saturday inclusive). Coach is fully equipped with WC, Wifi, SkyTV, and USB charging points.

  • Opening Dinner in London evening of Monday 3 June, including drinks.

  • Closing Dinner in Aberdeen evening of Friday 7 June, including drinks.

    (Other dinners are own program and cost in the cities we are staying in, provisionally London, Derby, York and Edinburgh.)

  • Lunches on Sunday through Friday (6 lunches) included.

Cost: $6,950 payable upon registration. (GST is not applicable). Excludes airfares to and from UK.

Registration for the prefabAUS UK Study Tour is only available to current prefabAUS members.


Note: Full payment of the ground component will be required at the time of registering online. AU$6,950 will be charged at the time of registering. Price is subject to increase and any increase in the price will be on-charged to the registrant accordingly for immediate prepayment prior to any travel arrangements being made. 


INDICATIVE ITINERARY

Saturday 1 June 2019

LONDON

  • Overnight accommodation at the Apex City of London Hotel, Tower Hill

Sunday 2 June 2019

LONDON

  • Breakfast included in hotel package

  • 8:45AM departure for day on Tour Coach

  • Refreshments and Lunch included

  • Free time in evening, own dinner arrangements to be made.

  • Overnight accommodation at the Apex City of London Hotel

Monday 3 June 2019

LONDON

  • Breakfast included in hotel package

  • 8:00AM departure for day in London

  • Refreshments and Lunch included

  • 6:30PM Welcome Dinner at The Lampery (located onsite at the Hotel)

  • Overnight accommodation at the Apex City of London Hotel

Tuesday 4 June 2019

LONDON – DERBY

  • Breakfast included in hotel package

  • 7:30AM departure on Tour Coach

  • Refreshments and Lunch included

  • Free time in evening (own dinner arrangements to be made).

  • Overnight accommodation at the Jurys Inn Hotel, Derby

Wednesday 5 June 2019

DERBY – YORK 

  • Breakfast included in hotel package

  • 7:15AM departure on Tour Coach

  • Refreshments and Lunch included

  • Free time from afternoon onwards in York (own dinner arrangements to be made).

  • Overnight accommodation at the Hotel Indigo York.


Thursday 6 June 2019

YORK – EDINBURGH 

  • Breakfast included in hotel package

  • 7:15AM departure on Tour Coach

  • Refreshments and Lunch included

  • Free time in evening (own dinner arrangements to be made).

  • Overnight accommodation at the Crowne Plaza Royal Terrace, Edinburgh.


Friday 7 June 2019

EDINBURGH – ABERDEEN 

  • Breakfast included in hotel package

  • 7:30AM departure on Tour Coach

  • Refreshments and Lunch included

  • 6:30PM Closing Dinner in the Tapestry Room (located onsite at the Hotel)

  • Overnight accommodation at Norwood Hall Hotel, Aberdeen.


Saturday 8 June 2019

ABERDEEN 

  • Breakfast included in hotel package

  • 8:30AM departure on Tour Coach

  • Refreshments included

  • 12:30PM Tour concludes back at Norwood Hall Hotel, Aberdeen


CONTACT

For queries relating to the prefabAUS UK Study Tour please contact Brooke Adams, National Events Executive, on 0466 247 724 or email brooke.adams@prefabaus.org.au