Our Charity Supports Trainee Plumbers

Lance Corporal Martin Lambeth was the top Army Trainee Plumber in 2013. The Master presented him with a Company Award and Freedom of the Company.

Support the Craft

Jill, from Gateshead, was the winning student plumber in this the 101st Year of the JB Wilkinson Shield Award.

Proud to be part of the City

Steve Hodkinson our Master proudly states ‘The Plumbers are proud to put something back into our Craft, our Charity and the City; Come and join us’

Latest news

  • Plumbing For Health - Our 2015 Conference 11 March BOOK NOW

    Posted on 23rd October 2014 Plumbing For Health - Our 2015 Conference 11 March BOOK NOW

    Plumbing for Health: World Plumbing Day at the Royal Society for Public Health 28 Portland Place, London, W1B 1LY
    This conference, which falls on World Plumbing Day 2015, will bring together international experts in health, plumbing design and plumbing manufacturing to explore issues facing public health, and discuss initiatives and ways forward to ensure good plumbing for health.  Click here to book your place now.  Reduced rates for Liverymen.

    Our Annual Lecture given by jamie Bartram, an international leader in water, sanitation and health, follows in the evening. Click here to find out more about Water & Health.

  • Company News for WCP Liverymen from the Master & Clerk

    Posted on 30th October 2014

    Company Liverymen can log in (top right of home page) then go to My Company.

    You will find:  Report of Installation Court;  The Terms of Reference of our Committees

  • Carol Service

    Posted on 28th October 2014 Carol Service

    Christmas is coming.  Start the Season by taking part in the Company Carol Service on Tuesday 9th December in our church - St Magnus the Martyr.  Look at the flyer by clicking here

  • Diary Changes

    Posted on 24th October 2014

    Two changes to the Calendar for next year:

    The Master’s Weekend will now be Fri 26th to Sun 28th June 2015, not Fri 3rd to Sun 5th July 2015

    The Lord Mayor’s Show has been moved from Sat 7th to Sat 14th November 2015

  • Our New Master - Steve Hodkinson

    Posted on 23rd October 2014 Our New Master - Steve Hodkinson

    Steve was admitted to the Livery in 1992 and joined the Court of Assistants in 2002 progressing to Upper Warden in 2013.
    Whilst he was born in Glasgow, he was brought up in Cheshire close to the Peak District and actually went to school in Derbyshire.
    He studied Environmental Engineering at Loughborough University and graduated in 1975 following which he trained as an engineer with a national contractor and then a firm of consulting engineers.
    Steve became a Director of Oscar Faber (now AECOM) in 1986 responsible for a wide variety of major projects both in the UK and overseas, taking responsibility for the Mechanical and Electrical discipline in the UK in 1995 and for the Building Engineering business in 2000. As part of AECOM he became Managing Director of the global Building Engineering business in 2009 before retiring at the end of 2011.
    In 2012 Steve, together with three former colleagues formed Scotch Partners to specialise on building engineering services in the UK.
    Steve is a Chartered Engineer, a member of the Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers and a member of the Energy Institute.
    Steve was appointed a trustee CRASH, the construction industry's charity for homeless people, in 2006 and is currently their deputy chairman.
    Steve has been married to Jane for 36 years and has four daughters who have now all left home. We have one grandson, Arthur, having a boy in the family makes a change!
    What little time Steve has to relax he enjoys sailing and spending time in their apartment in Nice.

  • Keeping up with the City - The Livery Briefing

    Posted on 12th October 2014

    Click here to read the latest City Livery Briefing

Recent events

  • New Liverymen

    New Liverymen

    Clothed in the Livery at the Installation Court.  Click on header for bigger picture


  • The New Team

    The New Team

    Steve Hodkinson was installed as Master for the forthcoming year at a ceremony held in St Magnus the Martyr Church prior to the Installation Service.  After his installation, the Master installed Erica Stary as the Upper Warden and Brian Wadsworth as the Renter Warden.  The Court of Assistants led by the Master then processed to Vintners' Hall for a reception and lunch. In his speech the Master thanked the Immediate Past Master for a wonderful year, confirmed our continuing strategy going forward, highlighted our special events for our 650th anniversary year and focussed on our charitable work. Read the speech by.clicking here.

    A great collection of photos of Installation Day can be found by clicking here.

  • The Company Visit to the Imperial War Museum.

    The Company Visit to the Imperial War Museum.

    The Master Nick Gale, Mrs Debbie Gale and Charlie Gale along with eighteen past masters, liveryman, family and friends met on Tuesday 14th October, at the recently refurbished Imperial War Museum. Click on header for details.

  • St Michaels Day Service in Our Church

    The Master was accompanied by the Mistress and a number of Liverymen for a Solemn High Mass in our Company Church.  See pictures by clicking here