Latest news 1
  • APL survey results 2012

    So the results of the Association of Property Bankers / now Association of Property Lenders (“the Association”) survey are in. We commissioned the survey to understand whether members were keen on a change of name and to understand the direction our members wished us to take in the current market. Around a quarter of members completed the survey, with Elizabeth Edwards winning £250 of John Lewis vouchers.

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Membership 2
  • Membership

    We offer members regular opportunities for further education, networking and socialising.

    Who can join the APL?
    You can join the APL if you are a permanent member of staff employed by a banking group, building society or other financial institution and are currently directly involved in lending to the commercial and/or residential property sectors or are contributing to the lending decisions of your employer (in these sectors) as your main area of responsibility.

    How do I join the APL?
    If you are interested in joining the APL you will need to complete an application form. You can fill in the form online, print it and send it accompanied with payment to the membership secretary, or you can print it and fill it in by hand and then send it with your payment.

    Click here for more information
Upcoming events 3
  • Upcoming events

    January 2014
    New Year members Drinks

    February 2014
    Land Aid Debate

    February 2014
    Pub Quiz sponsored by Osborne Clarke

    March 2014
    Morning Workshop

Previous events 4
Our blogs 5
APL mentoring scheme 6
  • APL Mentoring scheme

    The number of redundancies within our industry has increased significantly over the last few years and at times like these it is sometimes good to find someone to turn to for advice and guidance.

    Click here for more information
Downloads 7
APL community 8
  • We are proud to support Landaid in their support of young and

    disadvantaged people to help them achieve their full potential.

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Future First 9
  • APL Donates to Future First

    February 2013

    Nigel Chapman and Margot Waddup, on behalf of the Board of the APL were delighted to present Taylor Wessing's chosen charity Future First ( with a cheque for £8,000 representing funds raised at the Association's Annual Fundraising Dinner held in November 2012. LandAid (APL's chosen charity), Village of Hope (CBRE's chosen charity) and Muscular Dystrophy Campaign (McBain's Cooper's chosen charity) will also be presented with a similar sum representing the total of £32,000 raised for the APL and the Dinner Sponsors chosen charities.

    For more about Future First click here

Upcoming events

Full Calendar

For a Full Calendar of Event click here

January 2014

New Year Members Drinks Party

February 2014

LandAid Debate


Previous events


Nov 2013

APL Annual Black tie Dinner


October 2013

Members Networking lunch


October 29013



September 2013

Joint Seminar with Property Finance Forum


September 2013

Annual Golf Day at Foxhills


Latest Newsletter

Spring 2012


In this issue


Out with the old and in with the new

What's in a name?

A win - win situation

"And now the end is near"

Previous Newsletters

Winter 2011


In this issue


Tough Times

Membership Support

Annual Dinner Report


Autumn 2011


In this issue


Putting secondary property first

A generation of change

Events round up and calendar


Spring 2011



Winter 2010


In this issue


Armando Iannucci's brand of politcal satire was both brave and clever at the Annual Fundraising Dinner 2010


Summer 2010


In this issue


Joining forces

Forms for action

Change of government: All change for planning?

Property in profile

The best ever Pumble


Winter 2009


In this issue


24 Pesos provided live music at Novembers' annual dinner


We aim to promote the interests of property lenders, foster a better understanding of property finance within the banking and property sectors, provide a recognised body as a forum for discussions between lenders and other property industry institutions, keep our members up to date with events in the market and provide relevant networking opportunities.