“The Port of London Authority, Company of Watermen & Lightermen and the Thames Skills Academy are working together to develop a Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programme to improve safety on the tidal Thames for today and the future. Given the unprecedented impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the industry, the PLA is looking to introduce
With London moving to Tier 2 for Covid, the decision has been taken to cancel the Court of Bindings due to take place on Thursday 22nd October. The Company feels that the Bindings should be physical and that holding it by Zoom does not work so well. At present it is still hoped to hold
The Charities are looking at how they might increase the speed that the bungalows are refurbished. At present the Charity waits until a property is empty as a tenant or resident moves on, but this has not allowed proper planning or efficient work.” Because of this, a small working party was formed to look into
Today should have been the 2020 Doggett’s Coat and Badge Wager – a gruelling 7400 metre course, unchanged since its inception in 1715. Sadly, the race has been postponed for only the second time in its history as a result of coronavirus. But training has started again! We have three oarsmen already confirmed for the 2020 Wager,
First socially distanced classroom session for some of our apprentices today since March, with all Covid-19 guidelines in place. Here’s to a new way of teaching for the foreseeable future at Watermen’s Hall.
At the present time Watermen’s Hall is not open to the public FOR Hall tours. The situation is constantly being reviewed so please contact the Hall for further information firstname.lastname@example.org It is likely that once we are able to offer tours again we will need to reduce the numbers and will not be able to
Guidance relating to Watermen’s Company Meetings and Events as COVID-19 Lockdown eases With some unlocking of the COVID-19 Lockdown by the Government, Watermen’s Hall office remains closed to visitors, although there is an intermittent staff presence. The Hall staff not furloughed continue to work mainly from home. The Hall is available for hire with or
PRESS RELEASE V 11 June 2020 The Company of Watermen and Lightermen and the Thames Skills Academy are working together to support employers’ apprentices and trainees training during the Covid-19 crisis. With this in mind, they are calling on companies to let them know what training support and help they need for apprentices and trainees.
The training team at Watermens Hall are looking forward to re-starting classroom study at the Hall in the near future. With the latest announcement by the Government explaining future easing of the lockdown across the UK we are hopeful that we can run classes from mid August, although socially distanced with reduced numbers. The team
Watermen’s Hall is one of the City of London’s finest venues for conferences, banquets, receptions, award ceremonies, business meetings, wedding receptions, private dining and silver service luncheons for up to 80 people.
This 18th century Georgian Hall graces the City with its historical elegance and spaces to suit every occasion.
Please contact Mark Grove at The Cook and The Butler, either by phone or email, for all hiring enquiries:
Telephone: 020 7620 1818
Fax: 020 7620 1820
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