Who are the Coachmakers?

Coaches, cars and aircraft


The Coachmakers is a City of London Livery Company, founded by Royal Charter in 1677 by King Charles II.

As a Company we are closely involved with our modern day industrial sectors – automotive and aerospace as well as the ongoing craft of coachmaking – and have, in addition, strong links with the Royal Navy, Army and Royal Air Force. We are an active charitable organisation working across these constituencies.

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How does the Coachmakers help?

We support young people, so they can build tomorrow


The Coachmakers’ charitable activities focus mainly on actively helping young people.

We help school and university students, by means of awards, scholarships and bursaries, to achieve their training and career goals. We support apprentices, the cadet movement and philanthropic institutions associated with the City of London. The Company raises funds to support these activities.

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Young engineers, teachers and parents

Engineering Career Guide


Our digital Engineering Career Guide publication is aimed at school and university students, all young engineers, teachers and parents.

The guide covers everything from how to pursue a career in engineering, choices at GCSE, A-level, university and postgraduate level, bursaries and awards, through to graduate and apprentice schemes, careers advice and more.

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