The Worshipful Company of Builders Merchants


Builders’ Merchants National TV debut at Lord Mayor’s Show
On 9th November 2013, the Worshipful Company of Builders' Merchants (WCoBM) was among the 7,000 participants and 13th of 155 Floats at this year's Lord Mayor's Show in London

Builders’ Merchants on TV
On 9th November, the City celebrated the appointment of a new Lord Mayor of London at the world famous Lord Mayor’s Show. The Company will have its own Float to support the new Lord Mayor Elect Alderman Fiona Woolf CBE, who is an Honorary Member.

Electing the next Lord Mayor of London
On Monday 30th September, Honorary Member Alderman Fiona Woolf CBE was elected as the 686th Lord Mayor of London

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The Worshipful Company of Builders' Merchants (WCoBM) includes many leading figures in the industry from merchants of all sizes and types, buying societies, buying groups, the BMF and product and service suppliers.

The Company’s aims are:

1. To encourage professional and social interaction and the exchange of information between those concerned with the business of Builders’ Merchanting.

2. To support and encourage UK builders’ and plumbers’ merchants, distributors and ancillary trades to bring about a thriving and prosperous industry through co-operation and interaction.

3. To promote and increase our charitable fund so that it can continue to make sizable donations annually to encourage education and training within our industry as well as support the Lord Mayor’s Appeal and a range of other worthy charities.

4. To support the Lord Mayor, the Sheriffs and the City of London Corporation

Livery companies are not secret organisations, but membership is by invitation only and is a measure of an individual’s contribution to the industry. Liverymen include both men and women, the young and retired. Our company is the only organisation that represents all parts of the industry, so is in an excellent position to help tie all our efforts together.

Forthcoming events

May 09, 2014
Master’s Weekend
London Friday 9th May to Sunday 11th May

May 13, 2014
Festival of Sons of the Clergy
St. Pauls Cathedral at 5.30 P.M.

May 15, 2014
Prince Arthur Cup
Prince Arthur Cup (Inter-livery Golf Competition) Walton Heath Golf Club.

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