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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
Saturday 23rd June, 13.00-16.00 The annual ex-staff reunion at Hardwicke Village Hall. You can find extra details by following this link. Saturday ...
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 Double-Ended Deep Drawing & Ironing Machine, O/No. V87820, c.1974
for The Ansul Co., Wisconsin, USA, c.1974
120 ton Double-Ended Deep Drawing & Ironing Machine, O/No. V87350, c.1974
for Imperial Metal Industries Ltd. (IMI), Witton, Birmingham, c.1974
200 ton Laboratory Extrusion Press, O/No. E89800, c.1975
for v/o Stankoimport, Moscow, c.1975
I really enjoyed reading Phil Allen's and Gordon Tozer's memories of life in the boiler yard, they triggered so many...
HAROLD EDWARDS Inspection Department 1941 – c.1981
It is with regret that we've just heard that Harold has passed away. His funeral will be in Gloucester Crematorium...
H3 Hydraulic Pump showing water isolating glands, c.1942
These pumps are still in operation at Stocksbridge steel works, unbelievable! Ed: Many thanks for the information. As I recall,...
William (from Holland)
Erco Hysp 300 ton, 75 ton and 150 ton Two-Cylinder Hydraulic Stretch Forming Machines, c.1946
Does anyone know if these machines (Erco and/or Fielding) can still be found somewhere in England for sale ? (in...
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