Pathways to Professions - The Engineering Sector
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Pathways to Professions - The Engineering Sector

Pathways to Professions - The Engineering Sector

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Underfall Yard

Cumberland Road

Bristol, United Kingdom

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Following on from the success of the Pathways to Professions events run by the West of England Local Enterprise Partnership, the National Careers Service is offering careers advisers and those giving advice to young people in the West of England the opportunity to hear from key industry professionals in the Engineering sector.

Underfall Yard  

Underfall Yard is hosting this event and you will be able to hear from Rachel Gollin who is a mechanical engineer, responsible for maintaining the 1907 pumps, training volunteers to run the pumps, giving demonstrations to the public and helping to design educational activities.

Underfall Yard is a charity dedicated to the restoration and preservation of the historic boatyard, interpreting the history of the yard and the Victorian machinery, and educating people on general engineering principles connected to pressure systems and metal machining. 

Other Guest Speakers include:

Engineering UK, Tomorrow Engineer

Highways England

Wessex Water

Buro-Happold

BEMA (British Engineering Manufacturers Association)

Followed by a tour of Underrfall Yard


Parking

PLEASE NOTE:  There is no parking at Underfall Yard.

There is limited parking for disabled visitors - please contact Underfall yard directly to arrange this.  If anyone has any queries regarding disabled access to the venue, please contact marie.howard@prospects.co.uk

Car parks within walking distance of Underfall Yard:

http://www.bristol.gov.uk/parking/maritime-heritage-centre-short-stay-car-park

http://www.bristol.gov.uk/parking/mardyke-wharf-long-stay-car-park

The car park at Underfall Yard is for permit holders only (ie. those who work at Underfall Yard) and parking without permission will result in a fine. Spike Island, where we are located, has a residential parking scheme that limits the onstreet parking. Restricted pay and display in local area.

Underfall Yard Travel information:

Ferry

Bristol Ferry from Temple Meads and City Centre. Nearest stops to Underfall Yard are Nova Scotia Place (200ft from entrance) or Cottage Inn (350ft from entrance).

Buses

From City Centre: X1, X3, X8, X9.

From Temple Meads: 506.

Park and Ride: 505, 902, 903.

Local buses include: X2, X6, W1.

Bristol Insight open top bus: Baltic Wharf stop.

Walk

Approcimately 1.5 miles from City Centre via Harbourside Walk (follow blue signs)



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