Yearly Archives: 2012

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Festive Celebrations

The Company celebrates Christmas with its annual Carol Service and Supper

On the 14th December 2012, the Company had its annual Carol Service at the Tower of London in the historic Chapel Royal of St Peter Read more…

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  • The Master and his wife Averil at the Christmas Dinner

Christmas Joy at Annual Carol Service & Dinner

The annual Carol Service was held on 9th December at the Tower of London in the historic Chapel Royal of St Peter Ad Vincula. The Honorary Chaplain to the Company, the Reverend Roger Hall, conducted Read more…

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New Master

Andrew Day was installed as the new Master for Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants at the Court General Meeting on the 17th October 2012. Andrew joined the company in 1997 and was invited onto the Read more…

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  • The Master, Senior Warden and Junior Wardent in procession

Livery support for the new Lord Mayor

Members of WCoBM attend the Lord Mayor Show to support the high profile event and cheer for the new Lord Mayor Alderman Roger Gifford

On 10th November 2012, the new Lord Mayor, Alderman Roger Gifford made Read more…

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  • The six new Liverymen with the Companys new Royal Charter

WCoBM welcomes six new Liverymen

At a recent Installation Ceremony, the Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants (the Company) welcomed six new Liverymen.

The Ceremony took place in London on 17th October at Vintners’ Hall, the Livery Hall where the Vintners’ Company Read more…

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WCoBM Newsletter October 2012

Any way you look at it, this has been a very special year for the Company.

I am privileged to have been Master in a year with three great events: The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee, the London Read more…

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  • The Royal Charter

WCoBM granted Royal Charter

It took four years to prepare for, apply and get the Privy Council to approve the grant of Royal Charter for the Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants. And on the 12th September, it was presented.

The Read more…

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Obituary: Past Master Herbert Arthur Terry – 20th January 1925 – 4th September 2012

HERBERT TERRY was born and grew up in South London attending the Brixton School of Building where he specialised in Plumbing. He then joined a Westminster firm of surveyors where he trained in property management.

He Read more…

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Royal River: Power, Pageantry & the Thames Exhibition

Most of us have heard of Greenwich, or seen it featured in TV programmes on the history of the Navy, watch making or astronomy. Henry VIII and Elizabeth I were born there. It’s a World Read more…

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  • Its not all hard graft being the Master

Master’s Weekend

Blue skies, gentle breezes, warm sun and a great venue helped make this year’s Worshipful Company of Builders Merchants’ (WCoBM) Master’s Weekend – the annual gathering of the merchant industry’s great and the good – Read more…

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