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Details may change. Check the meetings page on the ICE web site at

14-20 October


14 October: Civil Engineering Manager of the Year Final. ICE. 6.15pm. Contact MANB (0171) 665 2216.

18 October: Channel Tunnel Rail Link. ICE. 6.30pm. Contact JESB (0171) 665 2223.

19 October: ICE/RIBA lecture bridges for the Millennium. ICE. 5.30pm. Contact SBB (0171 665 2236.

20 October: Practical problems in hydraulics plus student paper competition. ICE. 9.30am. Contact IAHR (0171) 665 2234.


20 October: The history of the ICE. ICE. 6.30pm. Contact Jo Holland (0171) 665 2159.


19 October, Hatfield: Essay discussion group. University of Herts. 6.30pm. Contact M. Saunders (01279) 446876.

East Midlands

13 October, Peterborough: G&S - 'Financing Infrastructure' - Essay Question No.5. Brian Keegan. Anglian Water. 6pm. Contact: Andrew Kersley (01733) 414170.

14 October, Kegworth: Restoration of Ashby Canal. Geoff Pursglove. Yew Lodge. 6.30pm. Contact Adrian Davies (01636) 636237.

19 October, Kegworth: Presentation skills for civil engineers. Yew Lodge. 6pm. Contact Richard Leathers (0116) 223 4400.

East of Scotland

14 October, Glasgow: Flood Estimation Manual. McCance Building,Strathclyde University. 6pm.

19 October, Glasgow: Ground improvement. B Slocombe. Scottish EngineeringCentre. Contact Roger Doubal (0141) 332 2258.


15 October: Site visit - new tower pier at Tower Bridge. Booking Essential. Contact David Comber (0181) 760 5583.


14 October, Coventry: IE & T AGM. K Block, University. Contact J Robinson (01604) 883 437.


12 October, Stockton on Tees: From Skerryvore to Immingham & Teeside Branch AGM. D Belsham. Swallow Hotel. 6.15pm. Contact Colin Fenby (01642) 800 400.

13 October, Sellafield: Partnering contract strategies. Peter Caldow. B111BNFL. 6pm. Contact Jonathan Leach (01946) 784189.

14 October, Heversham:From Skerryvore to Immingham plus Cumbria AGM. D Belsham. 7pm. Blue Bell. Contact David Stocks (01925) 857091.

19 October, Newcastle: Jamuna Bridge Foundations. S Kay. Trinity Maritime Centre. 6.15pm. Contact (0191) 222 6332.

Northern Ireland

18 October, Belfast: Go-Karting Rally. Kart Valley. Contact J. Kelly (01232) 328161.

North Western

13 October, Ellesmere Port: Visit to Cheshire Oaks Shopping Centre. 1pm. Contact Ian Blore (01625) 504763

13 October, Manchester: Engineering is Fun! - The Young Persons Lecture. Tim Allmark. UMIST. 2pm. Contact Ian Whyte (0161) 200 4627.

13 October, Preston: The Professional Reviews - and how to succeed. Mac Steels. County Hall. 5.15pm. Contact Hugh Wignall (01253) 476134.

13 October, Manchester: Engineering Properties of Glacial Till.

Prof Barry Clarke. UMIST. 6pm. Contact Alison Rudram (0161) 962 1214.

14 October, Chester: Channel Tunnel Rail Link. B. Gambrill. 6pm. Contact Andrew West (01925) 442668.

20 October, Liverpool: Railways in the Balkans - The role of the Royal Engineers. Moat House Hotel. 6.30pm. Contact Melvyn Sellars (0151) 726 2000.

20 October, Preston: Self regulating market solutions to transport problems. S Brown. ICE. 5.30pm. Contact Peter Hewitt (01772) 264556.


7 October, Winchester: Master of all trades - Jack at None. Nigel Gunner. Guildhall. 5.30pm. Contact David Birt (01258) 472219.

12 October, Hedge End: G&S - The engineer's role in infrastructure maintenance. J Henderson, A Mills. Botley Grange Hotel. 5.30pm. Contact Mark McKay (01425) 470000.

19 October, Winchester: Environmental considerations in geotechnical engineering. B Thorn. 5.30pm. Contact Chris Ford (01256) 461 161.

20 October, Swanwick: Evening visit - Swanwick Air Traffic Control Centre. Contact Eric Reed (01703) 622233. Advance booking essential.

South Eastern

7 October, Croydon: Underpinning: Process, design and construction. 4pm. Fairfield Hall. Contact Anne Qualters (0181) 289 6444.

14 October, Eastbourne: The Belle Tout Lighthouse. Tim Jolley. Town Hall. 6.30pm. Contact Anne Qualters (0181) 289 64449. £45.

South Western

13 October, Plymouth: REDR in the Balkans. Justin Hartree. Babbage Building, Plymouth University. Contact Nikki Anderson (01392) 206590.

14 October, Bristol: Avon Branch AGM plus Bristol 2000 car park. Ove Arup, 63 Thomas Street. 6pm. Contact Clive Onions (0117) 976 5432.

15 October: Half day meeting - Essays for AMPR, MPR. 1pm. Murray Grant and Hilary Ellis. Whyndham room, Somerset County Council. Contact Nikki Anderson (01392) 206590.

Western Scotland

19 October, Glasgow: Highlands and Islands - Chairman's address. Dr G Pender. Lochardil House Hotel. 7.30pm.

20 October, Glasgow: Business skill seminar. Forte Posthouse Hotel. Contact R Hunter (0141) 332 8754.


14 October, Wakefield: Regional Transport Strategy. G Copely. WY Police Training School. Contact Dennis Tredgett (01302) 735117

20 October, Broughton: Pipelines under the Humber. M Joslin. 5.54pm. Contact Richard Hanley (01482) 883333

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