Paviors’ lecture2023-02-19T14:04:31+00:00


The annual Paviors’ Lecture, sponsored by the Company, is held at Imperial College. This lecture was instituted initially at City University in 1975 and was transferred to Imperial College in 2000. It is delivered by a prominent civil engineer or industry leader and, generally, covers a major transport infrastructure topic. The content is designed to be of interest to students as well as to members of the Livery and their guests. The Lecture is followed by a reception and supper in the Rector’s House. Recent lectures have been recorded and can be seen on YouTube.

Can we Rely on Engineers to Save the World?

February 13, 2024|

The lecture focuses on the critical role that engineers must play in influencing our carbon emissions, resource usage, biodiversity, and social value if the society they serve is to thrive. Tim Chapman FREng CEng FICS, Partner and Director of BCG, provides advice to the Government on establishing better ways of delivering projects, including the Infrastructure & Projects Authority’s Value Toolkit.

The Thames Tideway Tunnel Project

February 11, 2020|

The 45th Annual Paviors’ Lecture was given at Imperial College London on 11 February 2020 by Andy Mitchell CBE, CEO of Tideway. His subject was ‘The Thames Tideway Tunnel: Building [...]

Crossrail: Moving London Forward

February 6, 2018|

The 43rd annual Paviors’ Lecture was held at Imperial College London on 6 February 2018. This year’s Lecture was on the subject of ‘Crossrail: Moving London Forward’ and was given [...]

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