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New Master for WCEC

Published 31st May, 2013 by Neil Nixon

New Master for WCEC

The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners held its annual ceremony of installation and company rededication at the medieval St Olave's Church within the City of London on Friday 3 May.

Following the ancient traditions of the City Liveries, Maureen A. Marden was installed as Master for the year ensuing along with the installation of Issa K. Tahhan as Senior Warden and Timothy J. Doyle as Junior Warden.

After the Installation, a banquet was held in the Mansion House with guests including Alderman Sir Michael Bear, The Lord Mayor Locum Tenens (representing the Lord Mayor of the City of London). Other civic guests included Alderman and Sheriff Jeffrey Evans and The Honourable Juliet Evans, Sheriff Nigel Pullman, and Cynthia Buchanan, and Chief Commoner George Gillon.

Additional guests included Major General Ewan Carmichael MBE and Carol Carmichael, Colonel Richard Harrold OBE and Lesley Harrold, and many leading figures from the cleaning industry. Guests were entertained by Her Majesty's Band of The Royal Marines, Portsmouth.

Established in 1986, The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners is a highly relevant, modern Livery Company, supporting and preserving the ancient customs and traditions of the city whilst meeting the changing needs of a major 21st century industry. The company aims to encourage and maintain high standards of practice and integrity while promoting and supporting education, training and research projects within the cleaning industry.

Male and female membership of the Worshipful Company is made up of 200 senior managers, representing many of the major cleaning and support service management companies and the manufacturers and suppliers to the industry.

The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners is one of 108 Livery Companies which are based upon trades, industries and professions and carry on the ancient traditions of the Guilds and Livery Companies which started in the 12th century.

If you would like to find out more about the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners, please email or telephone 0207 7041515.

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