Encouraging trainee plumbers

Our Charity encourages trainee plumbers through the provision of bursaries and awards.Click the yellow button below.

Proud to be part of the City

The Master, Brian Wadsworth "Fellowship, Charity, City and trade – the Plumbers are thriving. Get the most from your Livery: turn out, join in, enjoy"

Supporting the Craft

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

Latest news

  • Forgotten Password - Do not use

    Posted on 3rd April 2017

    This function is not working do not use it will cause problems instead contact the Webmaster on web@microdiagnostics.plus.com

  • Plumbing News

    Posted on 15th August 2017 Plumbing News

    The Plumbers are well known for being near the mark but sometimes miss.  (Click on Plumbing News above to see a bigger picture)  It is reported that the plumber involved was not a liveryman, is thankfully no longer in the plumbing business,  has been elected to public office and is now serving in  the government.

  • Past Master Jack Jeffery - A Celebration of Life

    Posted on 3rd August 2017 Past Master Jack Jeffery - A Celebration of Life

    There will be a Celebration of Life in memory of the late Past Master Jack Jeffery on Monday 9th October at 2.30pm.  It will be in the King's Hall of the UIniversity of Newcastle.  A map and directions can be found by clicking here.  The hall is marked with a red arrow and is number 22 on the campus map.

    Gillian Jeffery invites anyone who knew Jack to join her and the family in remembering his life.  At the end of the formal procedings there wiill be a tea and in order to assist the catering please let Sharon in the Office know if you intend to attend before the end of September.

    For those who wish to stay the night in Newcastle the Royal Station Hotel next to the station was used by the CIPHE for a function a couple of years ago and was very satisfactory.  Hotel web site click here.

  • What is going on in the City?

    Posted on 31st July 2017 What is going on in the City?

    Read the July briefing from the Livery Committee by clicking here.  Why not attend a City Briefing and learn more about the City?  Details at the end of the July Livery Briefing.

  • The Master’s great disappearing act.  A waiting list

    Posted on 26th July 2017 The Master’s great disappearing act.  A waiting list

    The Magic  Circle,  hidden  behind an anonymous  blue  door  in a  cobbled backwater  near  Euston Station,  is  the  world’s  most renowned society  for  professional magicians.   Formed  in  1905,  its Clubrooms  are  the  regular meeting  place  of  the  leading  magicians  of  today.  Join  the  Master and  Mistress  Plumber  for  their final ‘disappearing  act’.   Now  you  see  me  as  I am….  Soon  I  shall  appear  transformed….

    The response for tickets has been magical but you can join the waiting list by clicking here and filling in the LIST FULL booking form. 

  • A letter to Liverymen in the Plumbers’ Company from the Master

    Posted on 17th July 2017

    Go to the members' only section (login top right of the home page) then click on From the Master and Clerk - left side of the page.

Recent events

  • The Livery Golfers Triumph

    The Livery Golfers Triumph

    The Plumbers' Company Golfers have again had a successful season.   Read the illustrated report from Liveryman Don Munro by clicking here.

  • Death of Liveryman a Leonard Peter Hutson

    It is with sadness that we report the death of Peter Hutson who passed away on 25th July.  His funeral is next Tuesday 8th August  at 12pm at New Southgate Crematorium N11 1JJ  ( Travel directions click here).  All who knew him will be welcome.

    Peter joined the Livery in 2006.

  • Fit for the Queen

    Fit for the Queen

    A report from Liveryman Peter Adkins

    "I was cycling in Norfolk recently and decided to visit Sandringham. I was pleased to find the lead planter the company gave to the Queen on her Diamond Jubilee in pride of place by the entrance, planted up and in full bloom."

    Have you got any plumbing pictures?  Remember plumbing is not just to do with water pipes.  Indeed in 1365 it was decreed in our ordinances that working a clove of lead for gutters, or for roofs of houses, he shall only take one halfpenny; and for working a clove for furnaces, tappetroghes, belfreys, and conduit- pipes, one penny.

  • Four New Liverymen are clothed in the Plumbers’ Livery

    Four New Liverymen are clothed in the Plumbers’ Livery

    At the Court meeting in July Robert Mason (Director of Sol Air Environmental Service), Elise Maynard (Owner of Elise Maynard & Associates LLP), David Robinson (Rtd Consultant to The International Power Utilities) and Jonathan Waggott (Marketing Manager of New Business Creation) were clothed in the Livery.

    A reminder to Liverymen in the Company - Have you read the Master's Letter in the members' only section?