Membership Rates

Quarterage for the Livery Year beginning 1st October 2023

At the July 2023 Court meeting, it was agreed that the full Quarterage rate for the forthcoming year should increase by 2.4% to £425.00 including VAT (where applicable):

Full Membership £425.00 including VAT of £70.83
Veteran: Post 1st October 2012 (75%) £318.75 including VAT of £53.12
Emeritus/Veteran: Pre 1st October 2012 (50%) £212.50 including VAT of £35.42
Young Entry Scheme (50%) £212.50including VAT of £35.42
Freeman (50%) £207.50 including VAT of £34.58
International (25%) £103.75


The Master’s Note explains the decision regarding Quarterage.


  • To qualify for the 50% Veteran rate you must have been a Liveryman since 1st October 1992 and have a date of birth before 1st October 1943: i.e. a Liveryman for 30 years and reached the age of 80.
  • To qualify for the 75% rate you must have been a Liveryman for 25 years andreached the age of 75.
  • The Young Entry Scheme (YES) includes all Liverymen up to the age of 40.
  • The International category covers all Liverymen living overseas outside the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands.

If you are uncertain into which category you fall, please contact the office.

We would greatly prefer all quarterage to be paid by Direct Debit as cheque payment adds to our costs. Please contact the office and we will send you the necessary forms.

If you pay by Direct Debit Instructions, the appropriate sum will be collected on 1st October 2023.

Payment can be made by bank transfer by 30th September 2023: sort code 16-00-15, account number 23161144

For those who pay by cheque, please make it payable to “The Worshipful Company of Plumbers” and forward to the office by 30th September 2023.

International members are also asked to pay by International bank transfer by 30th September 2023.