If you would like to apply to become a SOLACE Member, please telephone our Membership Service Department on 0845 652 4010.
Membership of SOLACE is open to Chief Executives, Senior Managers, Aspiring Managers and Graduates of all UK local authorities and public sector related organisations. Membership rates are currently:
- Chief Executive - £377 to £497 (dependant on population)
- Senior Manager - £203
- SOLACENet - £122
- Graduate - £75
- International Public Sector - £149
If you are full time employed and you:
- Are a member of your authority's corporate management team,
- Head one of its service/professional departments,
- Responsible directly to your chief executive,
- A manager aspiring towards corporate management,
- Or you are part of a graduate development
...you are eligible to join.
Membership is also open to managers in other publicly-funded organisations similar to local authorities.
SOLACE also welcomes members of equivalent overseas associations.
New benefits are constantly being developed to meet the needs of members. Current benefits include:
In the heart of Westminster, Hope House offers a drop in facility (by appointment) plus facilities for larger meetings by arrangement.
SOLACE Member Briefings
A regular email from SOLACE giving access to the latest information, knowledge and best practice.
Regular publication to keep you up to date with all that’s happening in local government.
Access to a wide range of publications, many complimentary or at discounted rates.
Networking and Influencing Opportunities
At Branches, Panels, the Annual Conference and Seminars.
Exchange & Shadowing
Local and national shadowing opportunities including opportunities to work with the private sector..
Member Benefits Scheme
A market leading scheme for members giving discounts at most major brands in the UK and options on how to save more than your membership fee during the year.
If you would like to apply to become a SOLACE Member, please email
email@example.com and we will organise your registration.