Past Master Professor Rodney Cartwright gave a fascinating and thought provoking presentation on past and present epidemics through the company’s history and measures to control them, many of which involved “plumbing”.
Why should this unexceptional London street be of interest to the Plumbers’ Company? The answer is both straightforward and curious: over a period of some hundred and thirty years no fewer than nine Masters of the Company and three Company Beadles lived and worked there or else had links to it.
Liveryman Dr Susanne Lee, Chair of the Royal Society of Public Health Water Special Interest group, will be chairing a session at the Federation Infection Society and Healthcare Infection Society International 2020, which will take place online between Monday 9 – Wednesday 11 November 2020.
The All Party Parliamentary Water Group is holding a virtual meeting on “Devolution in the Water Industry – What can the regions learn from one another?” from 4pm to 5pm on Tuesday 6 October 2020.
All Liverymen and members are invited to join the first ever Worshipful Company of Plumbers Autumn Lecture to be held via Zoom webinar and kindly hosted by the CIPHE on Wednesday 28 October 2020 from 18.00 – 19.15.
With the whole Livery golf programme cancelled until now, the Plumbers finally managed 18 holes at Wildernesse Golf Club, near Sevenoaks in Kent.
Temple Bar Trust and City of London Guides invite you to join them for series of live broadcast virtual walks around the City.
It is with great sadness that we have to announce the sudden and untimely death of Liveryman Dennis Southern. Dennis had been a Liveryman since 2007 and was a leading light with the Plumbers’ team in the annual Inter-Livery Yacht Race at Cowes. He will be greatly missed and we send our sincere condolences and thoughts to his widow Diann and all his family.
There are many buildings in the City of London that have risen from the bomb sites of the Second World War and some of our members will have worked on them. Past Steward John Carnaby has sent us a short history on one of those on which he worked, Austral House.