SMEA Guest Night Tuesday 10 May 2011

Sheffield Metallurgical and Engineering Association
24 Mar 2011

This should be another great evening, we are privileged to hold an evening event at the Assay Office, which is located on Beulah Road, Hillsborough S6 2AN. and will be held in the Effingham Suite.  Established in 1773 the Assay Office has been relocated several times, and moved from Portobello Street in July 2008 to the purpose designed facility at Hillsborough.

There has already been a lot of interest and many people have indicated that they wish to participate.  It is essential that you confirm and return the reservation form with payment.

5.30  Arrive - tea/coffee and biscuits served in the Effingham Suite.

6.00 Presentation by Emma Paragreen (Librarian/Curator), which will cover the history of the Assay Offices and how it has evolved to the offer a wide range of testing and marking processes.  A colleague from the technical team will join her and we will get an overview on the current state-of-the art facilities.

7.30 Two Course Buffet

Main - selection of Quiche, Salmon and Ham platters with selection of salads, pasta, crisps and dips – red and white wine and fruit juice

Desert – Strawberries and cream/Fruit Platter and selection of cakes. 

Information on Sheffield Assay Office at


Route from Sheffield  
B2079  - Penistone Road – A61 towards Hilsborough.  Just before Hillsborugh Park(which is on the left) turm right onto  Beulah Road.  The Assay Office is on the right and has a large Car Park.  Report at the Main Reception



There is a Reservation Fee of £8.50 per person - it is essential that you make a reservation and confirm any advance booking as soon as possible.

If you find near the date that you have to cancel, please let me know in good time - there will be other people on standby.

I wish to reserve  __________ places for the Guest Night  (one Guest per Member)       

I am enclosing a cheque for  £         made out to SMEA     

Please indicate if you have any Special Dietary Requirements:

Telephone No:    

E-mail Address:

Please return to: Dr Ken Ridal, 48 Stone Delf, Fulwood, Sheffield S10 3QX.
Tel: 0114 230 5650      Fax:0114 263 0204      E-Mail:

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