Worshipful Company of Carmen

scite, cito, certe — skilfully, swiftly, surely
13 March 2018
Livery and Awards Banquet
Mansion House

The Carmen held their Livery and Awards Banquet at Mansion House on Tuesday 13th March 2018.  In attendance were the Master, Patrick Marsland-Roberts TD and the Wardens,  Stephen Britt and Simon Bennett. The Lord Mayor Alderman Charles Bowman, and Lady Mayoress, Samantha Bowman were in attendance as was the Aldermanic Sheriff, Tim Hailes, and the Sword Bearer, Tim Roth. The Guest speaker was the Secretary of State for Transport The Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP, who was accompanied by his wife Sue and Private Secretary Sarah Nattrass.

It is customary at this event to present the Company’s prestigious Transport Awards.  These well deserved awards rewarded excellence in several aspects of the Transport industry.  They were much appreciated both by the recipients and the Carmen present.

The Environmental Award went to Norman Harding from the London Borough of Hackney. The Herbert Crow Award went to tAmerjit Sahota from the London Borough of Redbridge. A Carmen's special award for their 500th Anniversary went to The City of London Police. Finally the Carmen's Lifetime Achievement Award went to Past Master John Ratcliff CBE

There were speeches from the Master, Lord Mayor, Senior Warden and  the principal guest, Chris Grayling, who also proposed the traditional Company toast:

'The Worshipful Company of Carmen, Root and Branch,
may it Continue and Flourish forever'.

The Processional line

Lord Mayor, Secretary of State for Transport and Master Carman

Master Carman and his Lady with the Pikemen and Muskateers.

The 2018 Award Winners

Master and Rt Hon Lord Mayor Alderman Charles Bowman

Guest Speaker - Rt Hon Chris Grayling MP Secretary of State for Transport

All Photographs from this event will shortly be available on the Company website.  

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