Worshipful Company of Paviors
The Paviors are a City of London livery company with records dating back to 1276, with aims to promote the ‘craft of paving’ through its outreach programmes and fellowship. The Worshipful Company of Paviors sixth oldest of the over hundred livery companies that have their foundation in the ancient guilds that regulated the standard of work and conditions of employment for craftsmen and apprentices working within the City. It is the oldest of the 25 construction industry livery companies and maintains a strong focus on education.
Photograph: The Paviors’ entry in the Lord Mayor’s Show. Over half a million people come to the City to watch the procession and another three million watch on television worldwide.