The Worshipful Company of Plumbers aims to support and make a difference within the ancient industry of plumbing. We assist and support charities and trainees, partner our industry through affiliations and work closely with the Lord Mayor and the City of London.

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Liveryman Phil Mead

It is with great sadness we have to announce the death of Liveryman Phil Mead earlier today, 5 March 2012. He had been diagnosed with cancer and passed away with his wife Wendy and family by his side. Phil had been a liveryman for 36 years and a stalwart of the Plumbing Museum Workshop Trust, dedicated to the craft of lead casting. We send our deepest condolences to Wendy and all the family. He will be sorely missed. We have also lost another great member of the Plumbers’ family too! A full tribute will follow.

Featured Event

Meet the Charities

Stop Press: 100 Million litres of clean water and lives transformed with toilets and sanitation provided by you!

Yes you!

The Plumbers Charity, supported by you, is delighted to give you the chance to meet two of the amazing charities that you support on Tuesday 23rd March at 6pm.

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Liveryman Terry Fillary MBE FCIPHE RP

It is with great sadness we have to announce the death of Liveryman Terry Fillary. He suffered a heart attack and passed away on the evening of Monday 22 February 2021. Terry will be remembered for his outstanding lead crafting skills, for which he was awarded the MBE in the 2014 New Year’s Honours List.  We have lost another legend of the Livery. Our thoughts and condolences go to his widow Betty and all the family.

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Iris Mann

It is with much sadness we have to announce the death of Iris Mann, the widow of Past Master Dennis Mann.  She passed away on 1 February 2021 at the age of 92 years. Dennis was Master in 1990/91 and predeceased her, passing away in 2011.  Our thoughts and condolences are with son and Liveryman David, daughter Sarah and all the family.  For any enquiries about the funeral, which will be live streamed, please email

Recent events

A Sri-Lankan Cooking Class

Trisha Jones, daughter of Upper Warden Nick Jones, gave us a delicious presentation on how to prepare and cook a Sri-Lankan curry.

Industry News

Water Conservators’ WET 10 Lecture

The Worshipful Company of Water Conservators virtual 2021 WET 10 lecture ‘Which Way Water – 2050?’ will be held on World Water Day – Monday 22 March 2021 at 6:00pm

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Through fundraising and by direct activity, we help charities and not-for-profits in the UK and around the world ensure a better future for both individuals and their communities. The City Liveries together raise over £50M a year and make a significant difference to the lives of millions. Become a part of our charitable history.

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