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Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners installs new Master
The Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners held its annual ceremony of Installation at the medieval St Olaveís Church within the City of London, recently.
Following the ancient traditions of the City Liveries, Mr Peter W.J. Robb was installed as Master for the year ensuing. Mrs Maureen A. Marden was installed as Senior Warden and Mr Issa K Tahhan as Junior Warden.
Following the Installation, a banquet was held at Mansion House with guests including Alderman Sir Robert G. Finch (representing the Lord Mayor) and Sir Nicholas Kenyon CBE, Managing Director of the Barbican Centre - and many leading figures from the cleaning industry.
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 some 250 senior directors and managers, representing the majority of Britain's top cleaning and support service management companies, as well as manufacturers and suppliers to the industry.
Formed in 1972 as the Guild of Cleaners and subsequently known as the Guild of Master Cleaners, the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners was granted full Livery Status in 1986 as the Worshipful Company of Environmental Cleaners, the 97th Livery Company of the City of London. HRH The Prince Phillip, Duke of Edinburgh is an Honorary Freeman of the Company, which 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.
Livery Companies are governed by a Master and a number of Wardens and a Court of Assistants, which is the Livery Company's governing body.
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3rd May 2012