The Engineering Geology of Canals, Somerset – The William Smith Legacy

Jul 10 2020 19:00 - Jul 12 2020 16:00

Swan Hotel, Sadler Street, BA5 2RX Wells

Engineering Group Annual Field Meeting

The Engineering Geology of Canals, Somerset – the William Smith Legacy

The Swan Hotel, Wells

Friday 10th July June to Sunday 12th July 2020

A Field Meeting Organised by the Engineering Group of the Geological Society (EGGS)


This year’s field meeting which will primarily be in the Bath and Somerset area looking at the Engineering Geology of Canals and the Legacy of William Smith. The site visits will be led by Vicky Corcoran (Atkins) and Matthew Webb (Canals and Rivers Trust). Accommodation has been booked in The Swan Hotel, Wells for Friday 10th to Sunday 12th July 2020.

The delegate fee will be Full Fellow £80, Full Non fellow £110, Retired Fellow £55, Full Time Student £30. Fee will include documentation, coach travel and lunches. Accommodation will be in the Swan Hotel, Wells on a Bed and Breakfast basis, £100 single per night, £130 Twin per night.

On Saturday night, delegates will convene for a Meeting Dinner at a cost of £30. Both vegetarian, vegan and non-vegetarian food will be available. Please complete the online form as soon as possible to book a place on the field weekend.