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WCoBM welcomes seven new Liverymen at Installation Dinner

Our Livery goes from strength to strength with the recent admission of seven new Liverymen. Among the new members are familiar faces in the industry. They include: Tim Allen, NMBS; Jamie Atkinson, JT Atkinson; John Read more…

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Livery Briefing October 2016

The latest briefing for topics discussed at the Livery Committee meeting, plus an update on annual events of interest to Liverymen.

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End of the line for Britain’s oldest factory

Three months after our visit in January to Britain’s oldest factory, the Whitechapel Bell Foundry cast its last batch of tower bells on 22nd March for the Museum of London before disposing of its
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Christmas Carols at the Tower

The annual Christmas Carol Service at the Tower of London in the historic and atmospheric Chapel Royal of St Peter ad Vincula in December has become so popular that early booking is advised. St Peter Read more…

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New Events Calendar 2017 – Now Out!

The Master has organised a number of exciting social events for Liverymen, Freemen and Guests to enjoy in 2017.

The events cover a broad range of interests so there is something for everyone! This year we Read more…

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WCoBM supports training and development with new Bursary

Our Livery Company is introducing a new Bursary to support individuals in small, independent builders’ merchants in training and education. We’re looking for high achievers in small merchants, or those keen to further their careers Read more…

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Builders’ Merchants on National TV again at Lord Mayor’s Show!

On 12th November, the Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants (WCoBM) was among the 7,000 participants, 200 horses and 140 floats at this year’s Lord Mayor Show in London. The WCoBM float was in support of Read more…

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New Master installed

On 20th October 2016 Stephen Turner BA was installed as the new Master of the Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants (WCoBM). The installation ceremony took place at Drapers’ Hall, which was founded over 600 years Read more…

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3rd Battalion PWRR Livery Day

This year 3rd Battalion, The Princess of Wales’s Royal Regiment (PWRR) invited seven Livery Company teams to compete in Canterbury on 29th October. The Worshipful Company of Builders’ Merchants was up against the Paviors, Needlemakers, Read more…

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Tribute to Past Master John O’Carroll-Bailey

Shortly after the sad news of Past Master John Hauxwell we heard of Past Master John O’Carroll-Bailey, who also recently passed away following a battle with cancer.

Below is a tribute to John by Past Master Read more…

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