Welcome to The Keighley Association of Engineers website

With a history dating back over a hundred years The Keighley Association of Engineers is as active today as when first formed in 1900.

Whether you're an apprentice, skilled craftsman, designer, retired engineer or simply someone with an interest in engineering the Association offers something for everyone.

If you are a local engineering company representative we would welcome a visit to your comapany - please post your details and a brief message using the messages tab at the top of our website home page.  

Operating a syllabus of events throughout the year the our aim is to inform and inspire through technical lectures and visits to places of local engineering interest.

Representing all fields of engineering The Keighley Association of Engineers also offers the opportunity for engineers to share knowledge, experiences and opinions with other like-minded individuals through its social functions.

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The next Council meeting will be held on 23rd May 2017 at 7:30 at A1 Roper Ltd.


Recent Activity


A talk " It shouldn't happen to an engineer" 5th December 2016 An illustrated talk by Richard Gibbon OBE, C Eng., F I Mech. E. Richard who retired in 2003 from being Chief Mechanical Engineer at the National Railway Museum and has been busy ever since gave an interesting and amusing account of some of the memorable incidents in his 50 years as a Professional Mechanical Engineer, things that have gone wrong and often proved problematical! Richard's talk also included anecdotes from his time spent in the Merchant Navy The meeting attended by more than 20 members was once again kindly hosted by Phoenix Service Solutions in Keighley.  

Wednesday 7th December 2016

A visit to Pennine Weavers on 10th November 2016.   25 Keighley Association of Engineers members and their guests enjoyed a warm welcome and tour of the plant.   Keighley Association of Engineers wishes to record its sincere thanks to the owners and management for a most interesting visit to this world class manufacturing unit.  

Friday 18th November 2016

We have two places to fill on our Council and a new Vice-President to appoint. Can you help/volunteer? If yes please contact Our Secretary John Pankhurst, 139 Westburn Avenue, Keighley, BD22  6LB. home 01535 667218, mobile 07582 822922. jpankhurst@totalise.co.uk

Thursday 26th May 2016

Why not visit our History & Publications page where you may find useful information.

Thursday 26th May 2016



Visit to Stanley Ferry Workshops - Visit

Wednesday 10th May 2017 starting at 14:00PM

Visit to Rath Trobones

Tuesday 11th April 2017 starting at 11:00AM

Visit to Teconnex Ltd

Friday 7th April 2017 starting at 10:00AM

St Margaret's the challege of the alter window

Wednesday 22nd February 2017 starting at 19:30PM