Sunday, February 25, 2024

Invitation – London property market debate


The Steeple Times invites readers to a debate about the London property market at the exclusive business club 12 Hay Hill on 17th May


On Tuesday 17th May at 7pm, The Steeple Times will host its second panel debate at 12 Hay Hill in Mayfair, London. Following on from the success of our event in December about the art market, a panel chaired by Jackie Branston will discuss the London property market.


Beginning with “Is there a Dante’s Inferno coming for London’s property market?” as a question, Nick Crayson of property consultancy Crayson, national land buyer Stuart Green, “original hedge fund man” Alan Miller of the SCM Group and Andy Smith, co-founder of luxury property agents 1st Asset will debate this topic.


The Steeple Times London property market debate – 12 Hay Hill, Mayfair, W1 – 17th May 2016 – Nick Crayson of Crayson, national land buyer Stuart Green, Alan Miller of SCM Group and Andy Smith of 1st Asset – Is there a Dante’s Inferno coming for London’s property market?
On 17th May (from left to right), Stuart Green, Nick Crayson, Alan Miller and Andy Smith with debate the future of the London property market
The Steeple Times London property market debate – 12 Hay Hill, Mayfair, W1 – 17th May 2016 – Nick Crayson of Crayson, national land buyer Stuart Green, Alan Miller of SCM Group and Andy Smith of 1st Asset – Is there a Dante’s Inferno coming for London’s property market?
The debate is being hosted by The Steeple Times and 12 Hay Hill


Attendees will be able to ask questions and undoubtedly issues such as the effects of ‘Brexit’ on the property market, the ‘mansion tax’ and iceberg homes will come up. Whether estate agents should be regulated may also be discussed and strong opinions will certainly be voiced.


Tickets to the debate cost £18.50 per person and can be booked via Eventbrite by clicking here. Admittance is strictly on the basis of pre-payment only and a cash bar will operate before the event from 6.30pm and afterwards also.



Panelist Biographies

Nick Crayson – Managing director, Crayson

Born and brought up in Notting Hill and Holland Park, Nick worked in corporate finance before setting up what he describes as a “new type of property consultancy”.  His firm’s website states: “We don’t just see buildings. We see the human side of bricks and mortar”.

Stuart Green – National land buyer

Stuart Green is originally from Yorkshire but sources land for national house builders outside the M25. He lives in Chelsea, SW3 yet believes London’s property market is now insane and that we’re now living in a foreign country.

Alan Miller – Co-founder, SCM Group

Alan Miller terms himself a “contrarian” and has been described by The Telegraph as “Britain’s original hedge fund man”. He has a “radically different approach to looking after his clients’ money” and launched SCM Group in 2008.

Andy Smith – Founder of 1st Asset

The co-founder of a luxury property agency specialising in Kensington and Chelsea, Andy Smith has overseen over £1 billion of residential property transactions over the last two decades. He specialises in off-market transactions in the £10 million to £50 million bracket and is also currently developing privately in Kent and Devon.



Subscribe to our free once daily email newsletter here:


    The Steeple Times
    The Steeple Times
    We research and background check our articles. If you believe we have made and error in some detail please get in touch, we seek always to write the truth and stand against a press owned by a self selected few. Please help us, we will accept all your likes, subscriptions and anonymous suport. The Editor and his team at the Steeple Times.


    1. Some big hitters here and some people who won’t be afraid to tell it like it is. I’d like to know whether the Battersea Power Station project will even get finished. I heard people are trying to get out of the deals they signed for off-plan places. A true white elephant.

    2. London’s property market will never collapse as this international city is the best place for the super-rich to park their money. There has been a slight downward re-adjustment at the top end due to the change in Stamp Duty but it will soon start to rise once again.


    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    £1 per week Supports The Steeple Times

    Help journalism to remain honest & independent. You can make a difference to the world today.


    Subscribe For DAILY NEWS

    Please subscribe, like and share this unique site, it helps us tremendously. The Steeple Times in return will send you an email at noon each and everyday, that we sincerely hope you will enjoy & look forward to seeing in your inbox.


    Trending Now

    A Question Of Tyres And Tires

    Matthew Steeples assesses the debate between “tyres” and “tires” and finds “attire” to form the key to the answer to a topic that has bizarrely incensed ‘Disgusted of Tunbridge Wells’ types for decades.

    Most Popular Articles

    The Phil & Matt Show

    Phillip Schofield filmed smoking shisha with his alleged ex-lover Matt McGreevy (and pictured in bed thereafter); another image shows the pair together in photograph...

    Was Mucky Minx Meghan Markle A ‘Yacht Girl’ For ‘Randy Andy’?

    As author Kirby Sommers suggests that the then Meghan Markle likely spent time with Prince Andrew and Jeffrey Epstein before she met Prince Harry, we again highlight the mucky, murkiness and mendacious manner of this alleged “yacht girl.”


    ‘Politicalite’ suggest Phillip Schofield orchestrated his ‘mass coming out’ after a former ‘This Morning’ runner had gone to the press about a supposed relationship...

    Meddling Meghan Markle Expose – Attwood, Hopkins & Steeples

    Expose interview with Matthew Steeples by Shaun Attwood and Jennifer Hopkins about the former Meghan Markle watched over 73,000 times in 16 hours since it aired; Steeples condemns hapless Prince Harry and his meddling menace wife.

    Ampika Pickston

    Oldham born divorcee and former glamour model Ampika Pickston describes herself as “feisty, fun loving and warm hearted”. Now based in Hale Barns, Cheshire...

    Justice for James Scurlock

    Power of social media proven after senseless killing of James Scurlock in Omaha, Nebraska allegedly by a controversial bar owner named Jake Gardner who has been photographed with Donald Trump.
    [td_block_6 custom_title="Most Liked..." sort="popular7"]