Yearly Archives: 2013

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  • The Master with Santa

Christmas Carol Service & Supper 2013

On 13th December 2013, the Company’s annual Carol Service took place at the Tower of London in the historic Chapel Royal of St Peter Ad Vincula, followed by Supper at Watermen’s Hall nearby. The Service Read more…

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Builders’ Merchants National TV debut at Lord Mayor’s Show

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.
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Builders’ Merchants on TV

Few would expect the Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants to have put time and money into promoting the industry to get the Get Britain Building message on to BBC TV and across to a wide Read more…

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  • The Master and his wife Linda

John Poore is installed as the new Master

John Poore is installed as the new Master of the Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants. The installation ceremony took place in the historic Grocers’ Hall on 24th October 2013, followed by a formal black tie Read more…

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WCoBM Newsletter October 2013

As many Masters have said in the past, the year has flown by. However, we have continued with significant success to raise our profile in the City. We have built on that which our forebears Read more…

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Electing the next Lord Mayor of London

No matter how many times you see or take part in it, electing a Lord Mayor of London is an impressive event. Only Liverymen may elect a Lord Mayor. The Guildhall itself is pretty impressive Read more…

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Annual Inter-Livery walk

Annual Inter-Livery walk a success despite the rain!

On the 19th September the annual Inter Livery walk took place. Twenty-one Masters accompanied by a member of their Livery, Wardens and Past Masters walked 8.5 miles around Read more…

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The important role of Builders’ Merchants and the Construction industry to Britain’s recovery

Last year The Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants, established in 1961, was granted a Royal Charter. Its Master Andrew Day explains the main aims of the Livery, and why it matters, as it prepares to Read more…

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What’s Smoking at Forman’s?

What’s Smoking at Forman’s?

Earlier in the year, Liverymen, Freeman and guests had the unique opportunity of visiting Britain’s oldest salmon curer H Forman & Sons. Established in 1905, the Smokery remains family-run and is conveniently Read more…

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Let Trading begin…

Following the Awards ceremony and lunch on 5th March, the Company arranged a visit to the London Metal Exchange (LME)

The LME is the World Centre for the trading of industrial metals where more than 80% Read more…

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