Welcome to the Sussex and Surrey Area.

The Sussex and Surrey Area has a vibrant organisation which promotes many events, liaises with local engineering companies and encourages all engineers to participate in the Institution’s future.

Our events consist of tours, seminars and talks related to engineering topics of current interest, with some emphasis on the key themes of Energy, Environment, Education, Transport, and Major Engineering Projects.

Should you require any further information, or would like to participate in any of our activities, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Current and Future Events

Please click the event heading for further information.
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    27 February 2020 18:00 to 20:30
    Thales Ltd. - Crawley
    NB ALL BOOKINGS MUST BE MADE VIA APM (SEE EMAIL ADDRESS BELOW), BY FRIDAY 21ST FEB 2020; PLEASE ALSO COMPLETE YOUR DETAILS VIA THE "THIS FORM" LINK BELOW Thales has been awarded a contract to design and install European Train Control System to the Class 43, Intercity 125 trains. The talk will present some of the challenges faced adding a modern signalling system to a 40 year old train, and applying the technology to an infrastructure that is undergoing its own revolutionary change
    Industry: Railway
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    27 February 2020 18:00 to 20:30
    Edwards Global Technology Centre - Burgess Hill
    Vacuum and the Environment Vacuum is used in many manufacturing and scientific applications enabling the production of everyday items from mobile phones to vacuum-packed foods to pharmaceuticals.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Event Type: Technical lecture
    10 March 2020 18:30 to 20:30
    East Surrey College, Auditorium - Redhill
    Our speaker, Duncan Bourne, Principal Engineer at Elekta, will discuss; what are particle accelerators, how do they work, and how are they used to treat cancer? Along with a look at emerging technologies.
    Industry: Cross-sector
  • Visit to Shoreham Power Station    Fully Booked
    Event Type: Technical visit
    02 April 2020 18:30 to 20:30
    Shoreham Power Station - Brighton
    Surrey and Sussex Committee is delighted to present this opportunity for a visit to Shoreham Power station, for a presentation by the Operations Manager and to be shown around the facility.
    Industry: Fossil fuel power
  • Event Type: Technical visit
    27 June 2020 14:00 to 16:30
    Bluebell railway - Sheffield Park
    Bluebell Railway - Brighton Atlantic Update. This popular visit is being organised once again, allowing IMechE members and guests the chance to see up close the status of No. 32424 'Beachy Head' as the project to realise a new-build example of this iconic 'Brighton' locomotive approaches completion.
    Industry: Railway
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