Freemen’s Luncheon 18th October

The Luncheon is open to all Freemen who wish to invite business guests; luncheon is 12.30pm for 1.00pm with the cost of the Luncheon being £79.00 including VAT. Places at the Luncheon are offered strictly on a first come first served basis. If you wish to attend, please return the October Luncheon flyer (click on the … read more

November 1st- Black Tie Event

The Company is holding a black tie event on 1st November watch this space for more details.  

COF George Saunders

George Saunders passed away on 2nd September 2017 age 79 years having spent his entire working life involved in activities on the River Thames. George left school at Erith age 15 years to become an apprentice Waterman and Lighterman to master the art of navigating tugs, barges and passenger craft along the Thames from Gravesend … read more

BML Chartwork Examination

BML Chartwork Examination at Watermen’s Hall – 30 August 2017 A hundred percent pass rate for our apprentices and trainees today. Pictured with the PLA’s Derek Mann, our Training Officer Alex Hickman, the MCA’s Adam Stratford and the Clerk Colin Middlemiss are the successful candidates: James Archer, Lucas Britton, Rive Britton, Charlie Eldridge, George Gilbert, … read more

The Guild of Young Freemen

2017 Installation Banquet – 22nd September 2017 The Guild of Young Freemen would be delighted to invite all young Freemen and Liverymen under the age of 45 to attend their installation banquet. The cost is £95.00 a head -the dress code is Dinner Jackets with decorations or the Mess Dress equivalent for Serving Officers. The … read more

All Hallows by the Tower – Verger

All Hallows by the Tower are seeking to recruit a new Verger – for full details please click on the link below.

16GB USB Stick

We have produced a 16GB USB stick featuring the Company Barge – Apprentice Lightermen. These are £12.00 each plus postage and packing- just click on the order form below  USB ORDER FORM (002)  All profits to the Company’s Charity – Royal Benevolent and Educational Fund for Watermen and Lightermen    

October 4th Court Meeting

The next Court meeting will be on Wednesday October 4th. Some places may be available for the luncheon subject to availability. Please contact

October 18th Freemen’s Luncheon

The next luncheon for Freemen will be held on 18th October. The flyer for this will be circulated nearer to the event.

Freemen’s Christmas Luncheons

The dates for this year’s luncheon’s are 19th, 20th and 21st December – full details will be available asap.

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