Welcome to the West Cumbria Young Members

Engineering is everywhere. The IMechE West Cumbria Young Members arrange visits to local places of interest and technical talks and presentations from local and national experts which are all open to the public, to bring the latest Engineering advances to the local community.


IMechE West Cumbria has a growing and dynamic team of young engineers with a broad range of experience. Young Members are engineers of any age that are working towards Professional Registration or are within 10 years of becoming Professionally Registered.

A major aim for the panel is to provide training, personal development sessions, briefings on the current routes to professional registration and address some of the 'Challenges' thrown out by IMechE HQ and the wider Engineering community.

The panel welcomes new members and ideas. It is an ideal opportunity to get involved with the IMechE, local educational initiatives and network with like minded individuals.

Current and Future Events

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  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    26 April 2014 00:00 to 00:00
    Alhambra Cinema - Keswick
    Come and take advantage of a chance to see what goes on behind the scenes at the cinema. The IMechE young members will be visiting the Alhambra cinema in Keswick to see the best of old and new cinema technology.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Committee Meeting
    01 May 2014 18:30 to 20:30
    Lowther Arms - Whitehaven
    Interested in getting involved with the IMechE Young Members in West Cumbria? Join us for our monthly meeting and learn about the exciting plans the committee are making for the year ahead.
    Industry: Non Industry Specific
  • Event Type: Technical Visit
    02 August 2014 08:00 to 18:00
    The Falkirk Wheel - Falkirk
    The West Cumbria IMechE panel have organised a visit to the Falkirk Wheel – the world’s first and only rotating boat lift. The Falkirk wheel was an ambitious project, restoring navigability across Scotland on the historic Forth & Clyde and Union Canals. This perfectly balanced wheel is used to lift boats 35m upwards to link these two canals.
    Industry: Construction & Building Services
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