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PHILIP JOHN COOK.
It is with sadness we report the death of Philip at the age of 94. He served a 7 year ...
John Williams Powell
These photographs of John Williams Powell were donated to the site by his son John. His father started his Apprenticeship ...
FIELDING & PLATT REUNION 2018
This year the F & P Heritage Group organised the event for June 23rd at Hardwicke Village Hall, between 1pm ...
Our programme of events in 2018
Postponed, but keep watching this space! The Coffee morning for former employees, which was to have been held at Gloucestershire Archives, ...
2018 Staff Reunion
The Reunion of former employees of Fielding & Platt will take place on on Saturday, 23rd June, 2018 from 1 ...
Stephen Hugh Davies, born in 1915, joined Fielding & Platt as an apprentice in 1932, rising to become an Assistant ...
Andrew JL Fielding and Mike Burton
This photo is of a training night at Kingsholm in 1969-70. Mike Burton played for England. Andrew JL Fielding played only 35 ...
Bob Webb started at F&P in September 1955 as an office boy. Because his Mum, Lil Webb worked in the ...
I got an apprenticeship at Fieldings in1960. The press I remember working on most was the 400 ton three mould ...
LIONEL LANE, A 100 YEAR OLD GENTLEMAN
On January 25th 2018 this fine, well known gentleman reached his century, an achievement rarely, if ever, reached by an ...
Stan was born in Gloucester when the family lived in Theresa St, off the Bristol Rd. Subsequently they moved to ...
Arthur Rigby and Stan Wood
Arthur and Stan enjoyed a life-long friendship, so had shared experiences long before they started work at Fielding & Platt. ...
Frank Walker worked at F&P as a metallurgist from mid to late 1950s until the early 60s. I remember Frank in ...
Garfield J James
Garfield J James (Sales Director) passed away on 16 September 2016 aged 94. His daughter Alison said he had been ...
John William Houghton
My father worked for Fielding and Platt before WW1. I think that he was possibly an apprentice: are there any ...
Inter Company Apprentice Road Races
During the late 60’s I remember competing in the Inter Company Apprentice Road Race. The event was held on a ...
My grandfather was Alfred Critchley. He was born in 1898, saw service in WW1 in 1916, and after the war all ...
Fielding & Platt pension scheme details
The Fielding’s (Redman Heenan) Pension scheme was run by a company by the name of St.Modwen and is now controlled ...
The Jay family remembered by Valerie Evans, nee Jay
Dad (Hubert Lester Jay) played rugby for Fielding and Platt. I know he loved his rugby and I think later ...
Vic and Percy Taylor, by Graham 'Chippy' Aston
Vic Taylor used to work in the ‘valve bay’ and I think his brother Percy Taylor who I think was ...
Dave Budrey remembers the Tool Room
I worked in the tool room after my stint in the light machine shop. At that time the foreman was ...
Alan Jay's memories of working on CEGEDUR
I started with Fielding’s in 1957 as an office boy then into Craft School in ’58 and a whole new ...
WILLIAM H VERRINDER
William was an employee of the Company during the First World War. Prior to the introduction of Conscription in 1916, ...
200 ton Laboratory Extrusion Press, O/No. E89800, c.1975
for v/o Stankoimport, Moscow, c.1975
3000 ton Closed Die Forging Press, view taken on site, O/No. 67710, c.1969
This press is still in operation at Arconic Forgings, Ickles Works, Rotherham. Ed: Steven, many thanks for the information. Good...
We're sorry to announce that Len Gapp has recently passed away, aged 91. His funeral service is at Gloucester Crematorium...
500 ton Hydraulic Wheel Press, O/No. 5792, c.1947
Hydraulic Wheel Press O/No.5792 is in the process of being brought back to life after being stood outside at Port...
Apprentice intake February 1948
We are sorry to announce we've just received word that Fred Rossiter has passed away. Fred's funeral will take place...
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