Encouraging trainee plumbers

Enjoy a career in plumbing from plumber to Chartered Engineer. We can help you. Click the yellow button below.

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

  • 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.

  • Champagne reception and tour of the Old Bailey, 26th July 2018

    Posted on 14th July 2018 Champagne reception and tour of the Old Bailey, 26th July 2018

    The Recorder of London, His Honour Judge Nicholas Hilliard QC, also Master of the Feltmakers, is holding a fund-raising event at the Old Bailey on Thursday, July 26, 2018, from 6-8.30pm in aid of the Sheriffs' and Recorder's Fund. There will be a champagne reception with canapes, tours of the Old Bailey and a chance to see the newly refurbished number 1 court. Tickets for the event are £35, but you are asked to make a minimum donation to the Sheriffs' and Recorder's Fund of £35 per ticket as well. The Feltmakers’ Company are acting as the coordinators for this event (nothing else), on behalf of the Sheriffs’ & Recorder’s Fund, and do so with the full permission of its Chairman and Trustees. The dress is lounge suits and equivalent for the women.

    Click here to book.

  • See the craft of plumbing - a diary date

    Posted on 11th July 2018 See the craft of plumbing - a diary date


    For many years, there has been a demonstration facility for traditional leadwork at the Weald and Downland Museum in Singleton. This facility has recently been relocated to the Amberley Museum & Heritage Centre, near Arundel. (amberleymuseum.co.uk)
    The Trustees of the Plumbers’ Museum and Workshop Trust have requested that a Master’s Day be arranged at Amberley to enable Liverymen and their families and friends to see the new workshop in operation.
    This is to provide advance notice that the Master’s Day visit to Amberley has been arranged to take place on Sunday 7 October. That day there will also be an Autumn Historic Transport Gathering at the Museum. Further details of the visit will be circulated nearer the time but in the meantime, Liverymen are encouraged to put the date in their diaries- the visit should be of interest to all ages and children and grandchildren will be welcomed.

  • From the Brewers’ Company - The City Beerfest 2018

    Posted on 26th June 2018 From the Brewers’ Company - The City Beerfest 2018

    Lest you hadn't heard, this year’s City Beerfest, in aid of the Lord Mayor’s Appeal and the City Music Foundation, is taking place in the Guildhall Yard on Thursday 5 July between 1230 and 2100.  Fifteen of our member breweries will be there providing the finest beers for your enjoyment.  The Brewers Company would be delighted if you, your Master and as many Liveryman as possible would come along to enjoy the great beer, good food and live music.  The Lord Mayor will be addressing the guests at 1730.

    Deatails and tickets click here.

  • The RAF - 100th Anniversary walks in the City of Westminster

    Posted on 19th June 2018 The RAF - 100th Anniversary walks in the City of Westminster

    To mark the 100th anniversary of the formation of the Royal Air Force on 1st April 1918, the Westminster Guides will be leading guided walks in the City of Westminster this summer. There are many connections between Westminster and the RAF, including the original headquarters on The Strand; statues of key figures in the history of the RAF; monuments to significant events; memorials to people, organisations and nations.  There are many stories to tell about the men and women of the service and their links with Westminster. Click here for walk details.

  • From the Lord Mayor

    Posted on 19th June 2018 From the Lord Mayor

    Dear All,

    On Wednesday 13th June 2018, I abseiled down Twentytwo, at 22 Bishopsgate, a brand new skyscraper currently under construction in the heart of the City and set to become the tallest building in the Square Mile at 62 storeys and 972ft when complete.  And, in September I will abseiling down the Leadenhall Building, more popularly known as the Cheesegrater.

    I am raising money for The Lord Mayor’s Appeal – www.thelordmayorsappeal.org - which as you know is supporting 3 charities Samaritans, OnSide Youth Zones and Place2Be.

    If there is any chance that you could support me I would be immensely grateful, just follow the link to www.justgiving.com/fundraising/Charles-Bowman

    With thanks in advance and all best wishes

    Alderman Charles Bowman
    The Rt Hon The Lord Mayor

Recent events

  • HRH The Duchess of Cornwall - Just received

    From The Office to HRH The Duchess of Cornwall

    I just wanted to let you know that we released the Clarence House2017/18  Annual Review, which you can access via this link https://annualreview.princeofwales.gov.uk/

    There is a short film also available for viewing by clicking the 'Watch the Film' button on the home page, or via the YouTube link below:

    Thank you for being part of the 619 engagements undertaken by The Prince of Wales and The Duchess of Cornwall this year.

    Kind Regards,

  • Two firsts for the Master this week

    Two firsts for the Master this week

    Read the latest Blog by the Master by clicking here to discover his two firsts this last week

  • The latest edition of Cityview

    The latest edition of Cityview

    Our Plastic Free City campaign launches; the Women, Work and Power season begins; celebrating the completion of Aldgate Square; and resources that can help SMEs succeed and grow in the City.

    Thank you for reading the Plumbers’ Web site. You can download the latest edition of Cityview by clicking here.

  • Death of Liveryman James Michael Wagstaff Simpson

    It is with much sadness that we have to announce the death of Liveryman James Michael Wagsatff Simpson.  The office has just been informed by his brother that James passed away on 22 February 2018.  He had been a Liveryman since 1999.  The Clerk has sent a letter of condolence to the family