The 75 Royal Engineers regiment (Inland Water Transport) were welcomed back to the Hall last night for a celebration of a partnership that dates back to the First World War. Our Master was delighted to host Royal Engineers from both the UK and Germany, to celebrate our long lasting friendship. Special thanks to Lt Col
The three apprentices bound by Zoom during the pandemic in May 2020 were presented with their indentures in a special presentation at Watermen’s Hall. May we wish you all the very best of luck in your careers on the River Thames. Photo: Apprentices front row with their Masters back row from left. Joseph McFadyen (Master
We would like to welcome some new members to our team at Watermen’s Hall! New Zealand-born Lose Moala joins us as our new Events Manager, and brings with her two years’ experience working in international events, while Tony Mason also joins us as our new Training Manager, with twenty years’ experience working in the maritime training
Freeman Colin George Smith from Gravesend he passed away on the 6th August. He started afloat on the Gravesend Tugs and then went to work for Bowker & King in the oil tankers and finish up working for B P on the river tankers. Colin took part in the annual barge races. He was in
The Hall is closed until 1st September except for Internal Company events and the River Thames Lunch Club. Our Company Calendar will be updated over the summer. For urgent enquiries please leave a message on 0207 283 2373 or email our Clerk [email protected] For apprentices, support for your training continues without interruption. For any questions
Today, 20th juky, the Company of Watermen & Lightermen of the River Thames, Port of London Authority and Thames Skills Academy launched the new Continued Professional Development Scheme (CPD) for the River Thames at Watermen’s Hall. More information ca be found on the dedicated Thames CPD website http://thamescpd.co.uk/
The Company officially said farewell to the Clerk at an event aboard the MV Edwardian on Thursday 8th July. Mr Colin Middlemiss has been Clerk to the Company for some 25 years overseeing many changes in the life of the Company. Below the Master Mrs Gina Blair and the Clerk – photographs by COF Natalie
The rose cutting ceremony was held in Seething Lane, London EC3 followed by a presentation of the rose to the Lord Mayor of London at Mansion House. The Master, Mrs Gina Blair with Lord Mayor, The Rt Hon. William Russell Photo courtesy of Jeremy Dale Presentation of the Knollys Rose to the Lord Mayor The
This year Master’s River Inspection took please on the 26 May 2021. This was was well attended by Members of the Court. Being as the previous years inspection was cancelled it was good to be back on the River Thames.. The Master, Mrs GIna Blair (above) Photo courtesy of: Past Master, Jeremy Randall
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This 18th century Georgian Hall graces the City with its historical elegance and spaces to suit every occasion.
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