Yorkshire Branch

Institute Branches 

Mr John Crossley

Vice Chair
Mr Craig Hobson
Honorary Secretary
Mr Gary Elliott

Programme Secretaries
Miss Madeleine Best
Branch Welfare Officer
Mr Peter Wallace

Branch Representative to Council
Mr Gary Elliott

To contact any of the above, email: yorksbranch@bindt.org

All meetings run from 6.30 pm to 8.30 pm unless otherwise stated.

Yorkshire Branch Notice
The Yorkshire Branch of BINDT would like to be able to contact members and potential members in the Yorkshire, Humberside and North Lincolnshire region who have an interest in NDT and CM. If you would like to be included on an email list, which will typically be used to notify you of Branch events, please send an email to yorksbranch@bindt.org stating your interest in Branch events and what your industry sector is. An example would be NDT and power generation or CM and thermography.

If you know or work with anybody who may interested in the Yorkshire Branch activities, please also ask them to contact the Branch at the same email address. This is especially relevant to people holding employer-based qualifications.

The Yorkshire Branch of BINDT will be grateful for all enquiries.

Yorkshire Branch Programme

Thursday 3 October 2019*
BINDT update

by David Gilbert, CEO of BINDT.
Venue: Nuclear AMRC, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Rotherham S60 5WG.

Thursday 7 November 2019*
Magnomatics – Overview presentation and tour of the facilities

Venue: Magnomatics Limited, Park House, Bernard Road, Sheffield S2 5BQ.

Thursday 5 December 2019*
New and unique innovations in ultrasonic probe design from GB Inspection Systems

by John Skidmore, GB Inspection Systems Ltd.
Venue: Lavender International, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Rotherham S60 5WG.

Thursday 23 January 2020*
Alternating current field measurement

by Andrew Waller, Lavender International.
Venue: Lavender International, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Rotherham S60 5WG.

Thursday 6 February 2020*
Meeting the training requirements of new technologies and industry processes

by Chris Kirby, Managing Director, IMechE Argyll Ruane.
Venue: IMechE Argyll Ruane, 4 Europa View, Sheffield S9 1XH.

Thursday 5 March 2020*
Addressing the skills and gender gap in NDT

by Amy Schofield, Lavender International NDT, and Sam Cunningham, Skills Training UK.
Venue: Skills Training UK, The Quadrant, 99 Parkway Avenue, Sheffield S9 4WG.

Thursday 2 April 2020
Title and speaker to be confirmed

Venue: To be confirmed.

May 2020 (date to be confirmed)*
2/3rd scale EPRI SMR update and AGM

by John Crossley, NDT Technology Lead, Nuclear AMRC.
Venue: Nuclear AMRC, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Rotherham S60 5WG.

* indicates CPD content

CPD Points from Branch meetings
Attending Branch meetings indicated as containing CPD content can earn valuable points towards PCN certificate renewals.


If anyone is willing or interested in providing talks to Branches, please contact Cindy Bailey at BINDT (cindy.bailey@bindt.org) with an indication of the preferred geographical areas where you could assist.

Have you missed a meeting?
We send out reminder emails to Yorkshire Branch members. If you haven't received the message, send us your email address and we'll add you to the email distribution list.

To find the meeting venue, click on the google maps below:

IMechE Engineering Training Solutions
IMechE Engineering Training Solutions, Engineering Training Centre, 4 Europa View, Sheffield Business Park, Sheffield S9 1XH.

Lavender International
Lavender International NDT Consultancy Services Ltd, Unit 7, Penistone Railway Station, Penistone, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S36 6HP.

New Meeting Venue!
Lavender International
Lavender International NDT Consultancy Services Ltd, Room S1B, AMP Technology Centre, Advanced Manufacturing Park, Brunel Way, Rotherham, S60 5WG.

Whether you're a Yorkshire Branch member or a visitor, you can be sure of a warm welcome. We hope to see you soon.

Kind regards,

Pauline Connington
BINDT Yorkshire Branch Representative
Email: yorksbranch@bindt.org