Current and Future Events

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  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    07 November 2017 19:30 to 21:30
    Best Western Marks Tey Hotel - Colchester
    Central London has a combined sewer system to collect rain water and waste water. In heavy rain this system is liable to flood the streets without discharge to the Thames. The Thames Tideway Tunnel is being constructed to divert rainwater and waste water and to conduct it to the Beckton Sewerage Treatment Works before being discharged into the Thames as clean water.
    Industry: Construction & building services
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    05 December 2017 19:30 to 21:30
    Best Western Marks Tey Hotel - Colchester
    To prevent forgeries of bank notes and legal documents, the Bryan Donkin Rose lathe was manufactured in 1821 to produce the intricately engraved two-part printing plates for simultaneous printing in two colours. It was in use for over a century and is an early example of the geometrical lathe.
    Industry: Manufacturing
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