Press release


News from the Heritage & Education Centre.

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HEC enters the world of Virtual Reality
Published: 17 Sep 19

The Centre launches its first virtual reality experience, focusing on the role of a Lloyd's Register surveyor throughout history.

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180,000 people visit Waterproof: Safety at Sea
Published: 08 Jul 19

As our exhibition at the Rotterdam Maritime Museum comes to a close, we take a look back at the exhibition's impact.

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August reference library closure
Published: 25 Jun 19

Our reference library will be closed for August 2019.

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New digital positions within HEC
Published: 19 Jun 19

The Centre are currently looking to add two new members of staff to join the team.

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Barbara Jones awarded the Freedom of the City of London
Published: 20 Mar 19

HEC's Curator of Maritime History & Heritage received the award to to mark 100 years of female suffrage.

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Waterproof: Safety at Sea reaches over 120,000 people
Published: 22 Feb 19

An update on the engagement of the exhibition, six months into its year long run at Rotterdam Maritime Museum.

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Heritage & Education Centre launch new website
Published: 16 Jan 19

Brand new resources available to the public including documents from the Ship Plan and Survey Report Collection

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Appointment of PhD Scholarships in Maritime History
Published: 18 Sep 18

We are excited to announce the two PhD candidates that have been awarded the Thomas Chapman Scholarships.

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MOLA Exhibition at 71 Fenchurch Street
Published: 18 Sep 18

We are excited to announce the opening of an exhibition at 71 Fenchurch Street that has been curated by the Museum of London Archaeology.

1851 Trust Next Generation Roadshow
Published: 18 Sep 18

In 2018, the Lloyd's Register Foundation funded a roadshow at the 1851 Trust that encouraged schools across the country to engage with STEM based subjects by teaching them about the America's Cup yacht races.