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Our Master this year is Robert Burgon

I will serve the Company in its promotion of the plumbing industry, its charitable activities and support for the City of London institutions.

Supporting the Craft

Historic lead crafts still have a place in modern society. Witness them in our museum at Singleton.

Latest news

  • **A message from the Master**

    Posted on 17th May 2018

    I regret to announce that the Clerk, Commander Pieter Cox, RN, has resigned with immediate effect.

    Our former Clerk, Air Commodore Paul Nash, OBE, has agreed to provide cover in the short-term as Acting Clerk while the recruitment process for a replacement Clerk is carried out.

  • GDPR - Our Privacy Notice

    Posted on 24th April 2018

    In compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation the Plumbers’ Company Privacy Notice can be found by clicking here.

  • Fatberg weekend details

    Posted on 20th May 2018 Fatberg weekend details

    Discover some hideous facts about London’s sewers and what lurks inside them at this interactive and immersive activity inspired by the Fatberg! display. Grab some rubber gloves to dissect a fake fatberg and meet some characters from the past and present who work down in London’s sewers. This is a drop-in activity, but we are limited to a capacity of 10 children at a time with each experience lasting approximately 15 minutes. In partnership with Open City.  There’s also a talk with some of the curators and staff on the Fatberg on Monday 4 June at 7pm if it’s of interest, further details below and booking on the website here.

    Learn how the monstrous Whitechapel fatberg went from sewer to showcase in this fascinating panel event.  Explore the challenges of curating and conserving this disgusting mass, and see the fatberg samples close-up – if you dare!

  • To all Ladies

    Posted on 17th May 2018 To all Ladies

    PROCESSIONS, an ambitious UK-wide project celebrating the centenary of women's suffrage. I’m reaching out to ask your help in engaging women at The Plumbers' Company to take part.

    We have confirmed partnerships with The City of London Corporation, The Worshipful Company of Carpenters and The Worshipful Company of Haberdashers, but we are keen to extend our reach in the City of London, by inviting the historic liveries to join us in commemorating this landmark moment in our national heritage. Click here to find out more.

  • Have you booked your attendance at THE Cricket Match?

    Posted on 17th May 2018 Have you booked your attendance at THE Cricket Match?

    Following the save-the-date on the website, please find attached (click here)  full details of the forthcoming Charity Cricket match at the Royal Household Cricket Club.  On Tuesday 10th July 2018, at this exclusive location, the Plumbers Cricket XI will take on the Royal Household XI.  A colored brochure, copy attached, has been sent by email to all the Livery.  Places are limited so please use the attached to book and pay for your places.  Booking and payment will secure your place on a first come, first served basis, subject only to security clearance.  If you have any further questions, please direct these to the contacts in the leaflet.

  • Master’s Weekend- Fully Booked

    Posted on 13th May 2018 Master’s Weekend- Fully Booked

    Bookings have come in quickly for the Master's Weekend in Edinburgh from 14-16 September 2018 and the maximum number (50) for this trip has already been reached. A waiting list is being created in the event that there are any cancellations from current bookings.

Recent events

  • Out & About for the Master

    Out & About for the Master

    This week's Blog describes how the Master attended Company and City functions outside London.  Read the details by clicking herej

  • Along a river and up and up and down cliff by train!

    Along a river and up and up and down cliff by train!

    A Social Trip with a difference.  Not in or near London but all the way to Shropshire.  The Master accompanied by a goodly number of Liverymen and partners visited the Severn valley Railway traveling by steam train for Bridgnorth to Kidderminster.  In the evening an enjoyable dinner was followed by an illustrated talk on the Bridgnorth Cliff Railway was given by Steward Malvern Tipping, the Chairman of the Company owning the railway.  On the morning of the second day all of the party, together with the Master and Clerk of the Gild of the Bridgnorth Freemen, met at the cliff railway’s Low Town station. Malvern conducted the party on a tour of the cliff railway and its winding room where they met both the general manager and the engineer.  They were joined for a carvery lunch by the Mayor Ron Whittle OBE and his wife Cllr. Mrs. Carole Whittle.  The visit concluded with a conducted tour of the town of Bridgnorth.  For a more detailed account of the visit click here.

    The Plumbers' Company looks forward to further visits in different parts of the United Kingdom.

  • Garden Parties

    Garden Parties

     

    Dressed to meet the Queen!  Renter Warden Peter Rumley and his wife Bridget.

  • The Master’s Week

    The Master’s Week

    Read the latest Blog from the Master - St Barthomelew's, Guildhall School of Music, Lightmongers', the new Bishop and finally the Tideway.  Find the details by clicking here.