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17 May 2017

Time: 12:15pm – 3:30pm
Venue: Principality Stadium, Cardiff
Price: £900+VAT table of 10
£95+VAT single ticket members
£1150+VAT table of 10
£120+VAT single ticket non-members
CML Cymru annual lunch 2017

About this event

The CML Cymru annual lunch is attended by the most notable organisations in the mortgage industry with the aim of offering attendees high level networking whilst enjoying fine dining in the unique and exciting Principality Stadium.

Montage of images CML Cymru lunch 2017

Organisations with tables at the lunch included:

  • Connells Group
  • Digital Mortgages by Atom Bank
  • Eversheds Sutherland LLP
  • Howells Solicitors
  • Monmouthshire Building Society
  • NatWest Intermediary Solutions
  • Principality Building Society
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc
  • TMA Mortgage Club

Comments made by delegates who attended the event:

"Really great event"

"Enjoyed the updates from the speakers"

"Interesting content"

Running order

1215 - 1300


Drinks reception

1300 - 1330


All seated for welcome speeches

Sponsor's welcome: Steve Hughes, Chief Executive Officer, Principality Building Society

CML Cymru Chair's welcome: Julie-Ann Haines, Customer Director, Principality Building Society

Keynote address: Paul Smee, Director General, Council of Mortgage Lenders

1330 - 1500


Lunch is served


Spiced Chicken confit terrine, sweet red onion relish and cumin infused straw
(Vegetarian option: Sweet onion, baby plum and goats cheese tomato tart tatin, roquette salad and toasted pine nuts)


Slow roasted saddle of Welsh lamb, apricot farce, mini lamb croquette, thyme chateau potatoes, creamed savoy cabbage with bacon, carrots and tarragon pan juice
(Vegetarian option: Pan fried gnocchi, peas, artichoke and sage cream, pesto crumbs)


Lime pannacotta, honeycomb, berries and fresh lemon curd


Faraway Farm Shiraz
Faraway Farm Chenin Blanc



Prize draw in aid of Cancer Research Wales and lunch concludes


Principality Building Society

Principality building society

Principality Building Society is a mutually owned organisation, formed in 1860. It is Wales’ largest building society, and the 6th largest in the UK, with 53 branches and 18 agencies across Wales and the borders and assets of more than £8billion. The Society is committed to helping people to prosper in their homes and is committed to supporting the housing market in Wales.

It also prides itself on supporting the communities of Wales and in 2015 was crowned Wales’ Large Responsible Business of the Year by Business in the Community Cymru in recognition of its efforts in Wales. The Society has also entered a ten year partnership with the Welsh Rugby Union which will encourage, develop and grow Wales’ national game at all levels, commencing with the renaming of Wales’ national stadium to Principality Stadium in January 2016.


Prize draw donors

Cancer Research Wales

Cancer Research Cymru
A family photography experience - donated by Cancer Research Wales.


EDM logo

Samsung tablet - donated by EDM PRISM.

Monmouthshire Building Society

Logo for Monmouthshire BS

£100 and £150 John Lewis gift cards - donated by Monmouthshire Building Society.

Principality Building Society

Principality building society

Four tickets for Coldplay at Principality Stadium on July 11th – donated by Principality Building Society.

Royal Bank of Scotland

RBS 6 Nations wheeled holdall  – donated by The Royal Bank of Scotland plc.

Principality Stadium

Westgate Street
CF10 1NS


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