Notices and News

Keep up to date with the latest news from across the livery movement and our affiliated industries.

16.01.19 John Kendall

BMW Group Opens 2019 Apprenticeship Scheme

Young people with a passion for a career in the automotive industry are being encouraged to apply for an apprenticeship place at BMW Group’s manufacturing operations across the UK. Places are available at the BMW Group’s plants at Oxford, Swindon […]

24.09.18   John Kendall

New Master targets support for apprentices and encouragement of innovation in industry

A new Master Coachmaker was elected by the Livery at the beginning of September, when Graham Cole CBE succeeded Tony Edwards. Graham, who has served as Senior Warden for the past year was installed in a service at St James […]

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09.08.18   Sharon Pink

Brownies aim for the skies with new Girlguiding aviation badge

All Coachmakers will be delighted to hear that the Brownies has launched an aviation badge as part of a wide-ranging campaign to encourage more girls to train as pilots. Launched in conjunction with EasyJet, this new badge is part of […]

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02.07.18   John Kendall

Invitation to a private viewing of “Wings 100” Art by Jeremy Houghton Monday 9th July 2018

To mark the centenary of the Royal Air Force, artist Jeremy Houghton has been tracking down and sketching the remaining airmen who flew in Spitfires, Hurricanes and Lancasters during WWII. He has created many evocative sketches of those involved, which […]

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22.05.18   Mark Broadbent

Ascot Landau takes centre stage at royal wedding

Coachmakers who watched the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will have noticed the happy couple travel through Windsor in an open top carriage. The carriage used was an Ascot Landau; so named as they were built for […]

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10.05.18   The Clerk

Shrieval Election 2018

This year’s Common Hall and the Shrieval Election in Guildhall will be held on Monday 25th June. There are four candidates and therefore there will be a contested election. To give all the candidates a fair hearing their election addresses […]

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20.04.18   Ben Griffiths

Historic Livery Companies of the City of London Mark Royal Air Force Centenary with Guildhall Banquet and Exhibition of British Aircraft and Engines

By the 1st April 2018, the first independent air force in the world, The Royal Air Force, had given the United Kingdom and the free world 100 years of Service. To mark this anniversary, the Worshipful Company of Coachmakers and […]

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21.03.18   Ali Taylor

Women in Engineering

If, among your friends or relations, you know a young woman in her final year of school (or on a gap year) who is planning to go to university to read a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering or Maths) subject, please alert her to this valuable scholarship and send her the link.

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