Welcome to the Greater London Region

This is where you can find out about the activities and events in the London Region.

The GLR's activities are co-ordinated by the main GLR Committee, a Central Events Sub-Committee, three Area Sub-Committees (North West, South West and Southern) and the Young Members Panel.

The GLR's strategic goals are:

1. Implement the Regional Strategy Board (RSB) Mission, as far as practicable, and address identified Regional needs.

2. Provide a balanced programme of high quality events for the advancement of mechanical engineering and to facilitate Continuing Professional Development.

3. Establish services for the support of members, promote greater involvement by members in regional and national events and actively seek new members.

4. Raise the profile of the Institution within regional and local government, industry, education and the wider community.

5. Manage allocated funds efficiently.

6. Represent the Institution locally to regional and local government, the media, the public, industry and education.

7. Co-operate/organise with other Institutions and public bodies when this will be beneficial to the Institution, to members, engineering generally and society.

8. Encourage participation in local schools liaison and careers advise and associated joint activities with other societies.

If you are an IMechE member and able to help the region in any way please contact Giles Hartill (GLR Chairman).

Looking ahead, all events to be held in the Region will be published on this ‘Near You’ website so please keep checking! 


Giles Hartill

GLR Chairman

Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Social Event
    04 June 2012 12:00 to 04 June 2020 02:00
    Comfort Hotel - Harrow - NW London - Harrow
    A lunch club for retired professional engineers at the Comfort Hotel, Harrow with a 12:30 for 1pm start at a cost of £15 per person. Held on the 1st Monday of the month - every 2 months - dates for 2014 are: 3rd February - 7th April - 2nd June - 4th August (this may be changed by Hotel) - 6th October - 1st December - You are warmly welcome to join us, and as frequently as you wish
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Talk
    27 April 2015 17:13 to 19:00
    London Underground Head Office (Tube: St James's Park) - London
    Come and hear about the extensive re-engineering project that is breathing new life into this 50 year old, unique mainline Electro-Diesel locomotive.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Schools/Colleges/University Events
    01 May 2015 08:30 to 16:30
    Haberdashers’ Aske’s Crayford Academy - Kent
    Please contact Erica Purvis erica@technicalnature.org.uk as soon as possible with a preferred date or to find out more details.
    Industry: Energy Environment & Sustainability
  • Event Type: Talk
    13 May 2015 17:45 to 19:45
    The Science Museum - London
    A look at the engineering design of the Model T Ford in overall terms and then system by system.
    Industry: Automotive
  • Event Type: Professional Development Event
    19 May 2015 18:00 to 19:30
    *Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) - London
    On 19th May 2015 at 18.00, 1 Birdcage Walk, SW1H 9JJ , Claire Maycock, the IMechE Business Development Manager will be hosting a presentation for engineers of all levels.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Talk
    20 May 2015 18:00 to 20:00
    *Institution of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) - London
    An overview of the Crossrail project and Connaught Tunnel Rebuilding work including a current status report.
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical Lecture
    27 May 2015 18:00 to 20:00
    East Croydon United Reformed Church Halls
    An introduction to computational fluid dynamics, discussing the problems and advantages of the technology and some case studies.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Social Event
    13 June 2015 09:00 to 14 June 2015 17:00
    Belmont Abbey - Hereford
    Civil Engineers' Club Walking Weekend at Belmont Abbey.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
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