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2002/2003 Lectures

Sept 10th

Jim Lewis

Lea Valley Secrets Part 2 More industrial ‘firsts’

Oct 8th

Stephen Perry (Perkins Engines)

The History of Perkins Engines

Nov 12th

Ron Foster Lafarge Aggregates Ltd

The History of Gravel Extraction and Restoration

Dec 10th

AGM, social evening with

Denis Smith

Humphrey Pump in Australia

Jan 14th

Frank Turner(Author)

The Maunsell Sea Forts of the Thames Estuary

Feb 11th

Tony Rook (Author)

CANCELLED I Come About the Drains (The influence of Roman Engineering on Architecture)

Mar 11th

Michael Bussell Founder member of GLIAS

History and development of Concrete in Structures

April 8th

Stephen Halliday Buckinghamshire University

The Great Stink: Bazalgette and the cleansing of Victorian London

May 13th

Don Unwin Member of AIA

The Industrial Heritage of Cambridgeshire

June 10th


Visit to Quainton Rd. Railway Centre

2001/2002 Lectures

11th September

Denis Smith

Newcastle or a topic complementary to the programme

9th Oct

Nigel Friswell Author ‘History of Northmet’

NORTHMET – A History of Power Generation and Supply in North London and Hertfordshire.

13th Nov

Ralph Hare Retired Chief Structural Engineer British Aerospace

Aircraft Structure with Particular Reference to the Mosquito

11th December

Member’s Slides, videos and social evening

15th January

John Porter Kew Bridge Steam Museum

Restoration of the Destoyer HMS CAVALIER (now at Chatham Dockyard)

12th Feb

Mike F. Tunnicliffe (Ret’d Chief Inspector HMIP)

150 years of Black Smoke (History of air pollution and relevant legislation)

14th March

Prof. M.C.Cooper Emeritus Professor of Engineering and Surveying, City University

Robert Hooke 1635 – 1703 Scientist and Surveyor

11th April

Hywell Morris

A colliery in a S. Wales Valley in the 40’s

9th May

Len Groome Ret’d Chief Engineer, City of London

Tower Bridge A Detailed History

13th June

Daytime visit to Geffrey Museum with lecture To be arranged and confirmed

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