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4-10 November


4 November: 2nd BNES Lecture on the environmental Impact of Nuclear Energy (Booking essential). ICE. 6.30pm. Contact BNES (0171) 665 2241.

9 November: Scruton lecture. A review of wind engineering in the light of the international decade for natural disaster reduction programme 1990- 1999. Prof B Lee. ICE. 5.30pm. Contact WES (0171) 665 2238.

10 November: Volks electric railway. P Evans. ICE. 5.30pm. Contact RCEA (0171) 665 2236.

10 November: The tractor factor - ploughing a road out of poverty. K Gongera, Prof Singh. ICE. 5pm. Contact APD (0171) 665 2158.

10 November: The Jubilee Line Extension stations: a celebration of architecture and engineering. ICE. 2pm. Contact SBB (0171) 665 2236.


10 November: New members tour of the Institution (Booking essential). ICE. 6.30pm. Contact Joanna Holland (0171) 665 2159.

East Anglia

4 November, Norwich: Roller coasters. Hotel Nelson. Contact Paul Wilson (01603) 614834.

10 November, Cambridge: Innovation in waste water treatment. University engineering department. Contact Sarah Bearpark (01223) 460660.

East Midlands

1 November, Nottingham: Essay group meetings - essay nos 19,20,23,28. Room 215, Maudsley Building, Nottingham Trent University. Contact Richard Spencer (0115) 8400200.

10 November, Scunthorpe: Non-destructive testing. John Baston Pitt. Glandford Park. 6.30pm. Contact Neil Norvock (01724) 297459.

East of Scotland

8 November, Aberdeen: Use of bituminous materials in coastal protection works. Westburn Lounge. 6pm.

9 November, Dundee: New Routes to Membership. Richard Larcombe, Ron Steele, Robert Hollingdale. University. Contact Ken Laing (01382) 433059.

9 November, Edinburgh: M6 DBFO reinforced earth structures. L Spasie Gril. Royal Society, 22-26 George Street. Contact Ian Pyrah (0131) 2265012.


9 November: Staffordshire group - Highway maintenance recycling operations. Alistair Scales. 6pm. Contact Roo McEwan (01785) 276633.


4 November, Newcastle: ICE Seniors group - The Royal Shakespeare Company's 'A Midsummer Night's Dream/ lunch at Matchams Restaurant. Theatre Royal. Contact Mary Layfield (0191) 285 1017.

9 November, Stockton-on-Tees: Whitehaven Marina harbour walls pressure grouting and testing. Swallow Hotel. 5.45pm. Contact Colin Fenby (01642) 800400.

Northern Ireland

8 November, Belfast: The Jubilee Line Extension - Contract 104. N Broadhead. Kier Building. 6.15pm.

North Western

4 November, Ellesmere Port: Construction health and safety. Ellesmere Port Museum. 6pm. Contact Andrew West (01925) 442668.

9 November: Developments in environmental legislation. 6.30pm. Lymm Hotel. Contact Ian McGregor (0467) 408 775.

10 November, Liverpool: The Globe Theatre. Richard Harris. Moat House Hotel. 6.30pm. Contact Melvyn Sellars (0151) 726 2000.

10 November,Warrington: Changing to unitary status. Steven Broomhead. Town Hall. 6.30pm. Contact Kathy Blades (01925) 824 082.


4 November, Southampton: Presentation on Greenwich Peninsula. Simon Wright, Colin Smith. Botley Park Hotel. Contact David Birt (01258) 472219.

10 November, Brighton: Site visit to Brighton Station. Reconstruction of 1882 train shed roof. 2.30pm. Contact Brian Corbett (01444) 236725.

South Eastern

10 November, West Malling: The three new professional reviews. University of Greenwich at West Malling. Contact Anne Qualters (0181) 289 6444.

South Wales

9 November, Cardiff: G&S - Small scale hydro electric schemes. Ho Kenwood. Trevithick Building, University of Wales. 5.30pm. Contact Paul Ransome (01792) 512572.

South Western

2 November, Bristol: Sustainable construction - the future. B Sharp. Queens Building, University. 5.30pm. Contact David Sanderson (0117) 9731291.

9 November, Bristol: Millennium Stadium, Cardiff. Mike Otlet and David McLaughlan. Ove Arup auditorium. 6pm. Contact Tim Coldwell (01225) 464176.

10 November, Plymouth: Devonport Trident facilities. Babbage Building, University. 6.30pm. Contact Trevor Still (01684) 310584.


9 November, Sheffield: Chair's address, learning through experience followed by Hull STW contract strategy. University. 5.45pm. Contact Ian Hope (01924) 362915.

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