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10 March 2017

Time: 12:15pm – 3:30pm
Venue: The Balmoral, Edinburgh
Price: £900 +VAT table of 10
£100 +VAT single ticket members
£1450 +VAT table of 10
£155 +VAT single ticket non-members
CML Scotland lunch 2017

About this event

The CML Scotland Lunch is a confirmed fixture in the Scottish lending calendar and the 2017 lunch saw us returning to the stunning Balmoral Hotel in central Edinburgh. This event brought the Scottish lending community together for an afternoon of first-class industry networking as well as to enjoy some fantastic food.

Comments made by delegates who attended the event:

Postcard collage of images Scotland annual lunch 2017"A well attended popular industry lunch"

"Well organised and great location"

"Well organised, well attended and cracking venue"



Organisations with tables at the lunch included:

  • Aberdein Considine
  • Accord Mortgages 
  • Aldermore Bank Plc 
  • Bank of Ireland for Intermediaries 
  • Capita Lending Services 
  • Clydesdale Bank Plc 
  • Countrywide
  • Coventry Building Society 
  • Digital Mortgages by Atom Bank 
  • Leeds Building Society 
  • Lloyds Banking Group 
  • Nationwide Building Society 
  • NatWest Intermediary Solutions
  • Newcastle Intermediaries
  • Optima Legal 
  • Santander UK Plc
  • Scottish Building Society 
  • Sesame Bankhall Valuation Services 
  • The Lending Channel 
  • The Royal Bank of Scotland Plc 
  • TMA Mortgage Club 
  • TSB Bank Plc 

Running order

1215 - 1300


Drinks reception

1300 - 1330


All seated for welcome speeches

CML Scotland Chair: Carol Anderson, Scotland Branch & Business Banking Distribution Director, TSB.

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

Charity address: Frippy Fyfe, Chair, Smart Works Edinburgh

1330 - 1500


Lunch is served


Maple cured Shetland salmon, beetroot salad, watercress and charred orange

(Vegetarian option: Butternut squash and lemon thyme soup)



Slow cooked blade of Blairgowrie beef, aioli crushed potatoes, spinach, roast celeriac and confit carrot.

(Vegetarian option: Spelt and barley risotto infused with smoked Applewood cheddar, cauliflower and winter truffle)



Gateau au chocolat, hazelnuts, dried mandarins and mandarin ice-cream.


Borgo Selene, Inzolia/Catarratto, Sicily 

Montepulciano D’Abruzzo, Gran Sasso, Abruzzo



Prize draw in aid of Smart Works Edinburgh and lunch concludes



Smart Works Edinburgh



To discuss sponsorship for this event, please contact or call 0845 373 6771

The Balmoral Hotel

1 Princes Street


Contact us

Agi Donovan

Telephone: 08453736771