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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
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
500 ton Straightening & Trimming Press, O/No. X87460, c.1974
for v/o Metallurgimport, USSR, c.1974
A series of leaflets of presses and equipment
Issued c.1970 under the Redman Heenan International Group banner
Many thanks to Ray Davis, Apprentice in the 1950’s, for supplying these photographs. Photograph No. 1 1954, Saracens Head Hotel. Left of ...
Apprentice Cricket at Worcester 1955
Many thanks to Ray Davis, apprentice in the 1950’s, for supplying these photographs. They feature a Cricket Match that took ...
Joined F&P in 1959
Started his apprenticeship in 1956
Herbert Charles Roach, born 1883
Audrey Fussell, Herbert’s granddaughter, reports that he served an engineering apprenticeship in Gloucester and is almost certain it was at ...
3 Leg race
8 ton Mobile Manipulator, supplied to British Steel, River Don Works, Sheffield, O/No. X78940, c.1971
I'm an engineer within a steel forge and have the pleasure of maintaining and refurbing these beasts!! Along with 5...
BRIAN BILLINGHAM From Apprentice to Chief Electrical Engineer
Great to read about Brian's achievements. What an quiet and unassuming gentleman. Great friends with his lovely wife, Jean ....
Jean was a lovely friend to me, and so was Brian her husband. So lovely to see her smiling face...
Milwaukee Briquetter, c.1971
The previous post from Jim was transferred from the Message Board of the previous website, from which there were no...
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