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Richard Brain
Richard Brain
Office boy, Apprentice and a busy career from then on.
John Lewis (the Cinderford one!)
John Lewis (the Cinderford one!)
From F&P Apprentice to early, but busy, retirement.
Jim Smith
Jim Smith
Trained at F&P, then found various adventures around the world!
Terry Dix
Terry Dix
Memories of a Machinist
John Lewis
John Lewis
For many years in the Maintenance Department.
Notable Orders: 1890s
Notable Orders: 1890s
A selection of orders received towards the turn of the century
Pauline Anderson (née Stock)
Pauline Anderson (née Stock)
Introduced to F&P by Morgan Walton.
Fielding & Platt - into the 1980s
Fielding & Platt - into the 1980s
A proposal for development of the site, prepared by the Preece Payne Partnership, in 1979
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Foundations being prepared for two new Horizontal Extrusion Presses
Foundations being prepared for two new Horizontal Extrusion Presses
Order E85590 for Alcan Booth Extrusions Ltd., Banbury, c.1973
They were taken out when Sapa closed and we bought all of them and a far...
By bob mortiss
On 23/06/2017
Foundations being prepared for two new Horizontal Extrusion Presses
Foundations being prepared for two new Horizontal Extrusion Presses
Order E85590 for Alcan Booth Extrusions Ltd., Banbury, c.1973
Hi Bob!  Many thanks for the information. Can you recall the year...
By John Bancroft
On 21/06/2017
Foundations being prepared for two new Horizontal Extrusion Presses
Foundations being prepared for two new Horizontal Extrusion Presses
Order E85590 for Alcan Booth Extrusions Ltd., Banbury, c.1973
And I took them out!!  Presses 11 and 9 both went to Egypt....
By bob mortiss
On 21/06/2017
Apprentice intake 1960
Apprentice intake 1960
I was in the HMS for about 18 months, it's heartbreaking to think that...
By Andrew Ellis
On 03/05/2017
1600 to Horizontal Extrusion Press, views taken on site in 1970
1600 to Horizontal Extrusion Press, views taken on site in 1970
Order E74230 for Independant Aluminium Extruders Ltd., Cheltenham, c.1969
Hi Bob!  Many thanks for this useful information. Please tell us more for...
By John Bancroft
On 01/05/2017
1600 to Horizontal Extrusion Press, views taken on site in 1970
1600 to Horizontal Extrusion Press, views taken on site in 1970
Order E74230 for Independant Aluminium Extruders Ltd., Cheltenham, c.1969
This press is still working in Saudi Arabia. I put it there along with the...
By bob mortiss
On 01/05/2017
Apprentice intake 1960
Apprentice intake 1960
In the Heavy Machine Shop I worked on a Webster and Bennett vertical borer, a...
By Andrew Ellis
On 01/05/2017
Fielding's Judo Club
Fielding's Judo Club
Thanks Mark, we must have been members of the Judo club at the same time. Are...
By Margaret Clifton
On 16/04/2017
Fielding's Judo Club
Fielding's Judo Club
Thanks Mark, I will make sure Margaret sees your comment. It will maybe fire up...
By ALISTAIR ADAMS
On 16/04/2017
The Maintenance Department
The Maintenance Department
Hi, Thank you for the photos. Alfred Critchley was my great grandad.  Ed...
By Neil Critchley
On 02/04/2017
Fielding's Judo Club
Fielding's Judo Club
I was a member of the judo club in the 60s. I think the judo coach was Richard...
By Mark Carter
On 31/03/2017
Jim Smith
Jim Smith
Trained at F&P, then found various adventures around the world!
Hi Jim!   I was very interested to hear you recollections at Barr...
By John Bancroft
On 30/03/2017