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Next UHBC meeting:  Monday 23rd November 2020 19:30 - This will be held electronically, link will be sent prior to the meeting

It may be necessary to hold an additional meeting in October or November if circumstances require this

Safety - please ensure all coxes/steers are familiar with the UL boathouse test in Autumn 2020 prior to entry at any UHBC events.

Please see  updated
constitution.         Minutesof AGM 7.9.20 summary          Photographs    Quite old photographs  Very old photographs

United Hospitals Head Race - Sunday 1st March 2020 - the last head race ran on the River Thames in 2020!
Final results 2020 by time 
Final results by category 2020 
Head race - summary of winners to date 

Event dates 2020-2021 - subject to current legislation regarding Covid-19, BR guidance, PLA advice, local situation at ULBH etc
Coronavirus risk assessment v1

United Hospitals
Autumn Regatta - Saturday 28th November 2020 - this will incorporate the Allom Cup and all categories will be offered
We hope to run this regatta which would probably account for 50% of regattas in the UK this year...
Crews from local clubs on the Tideway will be welcomed if we are able to run
Update will be posted by 8th November 2020
This event will be held subject to current legislation and guidance, including BR guidance at phase G or H
The format of this event will differ from usual in order to adhere to current requirements, including:
strict boating times, use of time trials, keeping crews on water with progression in a 'wave' format, very limited doubling up etc
Sorry - no spectators please at UL, TSS or Chiswick Bridge


PLA ebb stream flag Link to flag                            Navigation on the Tideway -
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UHBC captains:
List of previous officers
Mairead Durrant, Tom Harrison, Tahir Kanani, Tegen Williams (ICSM)
2020-2021: Toby Newport, Adam Robbins, Jenny Parr, Joe Bennett (RVC)

Results summary:    
Regattas 2009 onwards           Head race            Bumps1980 onwards

Contact us:      unitedhospitalsboatclub@gmail.com
Events are based at the University of London Boathouse, 81 Hartington Road, Chiswick, London W4 3TU
President: Dr J Mitchell
Page last updated 5.10.20

      UHBC is the organising committee for a number of events based at ULBH which welcome all students from organisations within the University of London and Imperial College.
Some events are open to all (e.g the head race) whilst several (including the headship in the Bumps races) are 'closed' to those who are eligible (see membership in the

Origins of UHBC
The United Hospitals Boat Club comprises the boat clubs of the five current medical schools in London and the Royal Veterinary College:
These are: Royal Free & University College (RUMS); St Bartholomews & the Royal London (BL); Guys, Kings & St Thomas's (GKT); Imperial College School of Medicine (ICSM); St George's (SGH) and Royal Veterinary College (RVC).
RUMS, BL, GKT, SGH and RVC are within the confederation of the University of London and ICSM is within Imperial College.
RUMS, BL, BL, SGH and ICSM boat from the University of London Boathouse, Hartington Lane, Chiswick, London W4.
GKT is the racing name for UHBC eligible crews from Kings' College London (KCL), who boat from Tideway Scullers SC.
RUMS is part of UCL; BL is part of Queen Mary; GKT(KCL) is part of KCL.

Historical notes:
ICSM was formed by the merger of Charing Cross (red blades) & Westminster (white with portculis) and St Mary's Hospital BC (white with fleur-de-lys);
GKT was formed by the merger of Guys (navy blue blades) and St Thomas's (white, blue and red defined by diagonal lines); to form the United Medical and Dental School (UMDS); then merged with Kings.
RUMS was formed by the merger of Royal Free (yellow blades) with University College Hospital (blue) and Middlesex Hospital.
BL was formed by the merger of Barts (black and white, a chevron countercharged) and the London (blue with white checks).

The United Hospitals Boat Club was formerly known as United Hospitals Rowing Club or United Hospitals RC.

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