The BTS is an Associated Society of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE).

  • The British Tunnelling Society

    The BTS is an Associated Society of the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE). With a current membership of almost 700 individual members and over 60 corporate members, it is one of the most vibrant gatherings of professional tunnellers in the world.

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  • BTS Events

    The BTS holds monthly evening meetings, hosts and sponsors conferences, and organises training courses and workshops.

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  • BTS Design and Construction Course

    The five-day annual BTS Design and Construction Course aims to provide a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of tunnelling. The next course will be held from 30th June to 4th July 2014.

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  • BTS Young Members

    The BTS Young Members group is open to all young tunnelling professionals under the age of 35. Membership is free, and there is no charge for most of the events that are organised.

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  • Education and Training with the BTS

    The BTS aims to spread knowledge amongst its members and throughout the tunnelling industry, and to promote the education of the next generation of aspiring tunnellers.

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  • Parliamentary Liaison Group

    The British Tunnelling Society (BTS), alongside the Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE), takes an active role in promoting the tunnelling industry and sustainable infrastructure to Government and Parliamentarians. This is achieved through the All Party Parliamentary Group on Infrastructure (APPGI), and communications with Whitehall, including HM Treasury, the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills and Cabinet Office.

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BTS Newsletter

The BTS produces periodic Newsletters to inform the membership on the latest publications, events, and society news

Latest BTS publication

Monitoring Guide

Publication date: October 2011

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Become a member

The BTS is one of the most active and vibrant engineering societies in the world. Why not become a member and help promote the Society's aims and objectives?

BTS Young Members

Are you under 35? Take a look at what our Young Members are doing, and why not join in? Membership is free