The Company of
Watermen & Lightermen
of the River Thames

Clerk Designate

“At the Watermen’s Company Quarterly Court on 7th April, the Court appointed Edward Lord OBE as its Clerk Designate terms to be agreed. He will succeed the present Clerk, Colin Middlemiss, when he retires on 14th July 2021. Commenting on  their appointment, Edward Lord said it is a huge honour to join a company which has been promoting trade and recreation on the Thames since 1514.