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From time to time the F&P editors receive photos without names or details attached (aren’t we are all guilty of that?). This ...
Assistant Chief Draughtsman in the '70s and '80s
Programme of events in 2019
The full programme is still under construction, but is likely to be slimmed down this year, as we’re not planning ...
Derek Tidmarsh and I visited Jean in her flat in Weston Super Mare in November 2018. Jean is now 91 and ...
Hydraulic Machine Tools - Tweddell's System
A complete hardback catalogue of machinery, dated 1896
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 ...
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 ...
The Home Guard
Stan Russell, middle row far left. Ed: Stan, many thanks for the information. Let's hope we can identify a few...
Leonard “Peno” Lane
My grandfather and great grandfather! Ed: Hi Andrew! Thanks for the info. Glad you spotted this one on our ever-increasing...
In the hopes that Dorothy Saul-Pooley checks in with this sight I am the granddaughter of John Platt, sister of...
120 BHP 4 cyl. Vertical Oil Engine, c.1935
John, I am still hoping that some day I will hear of one of the vertical diesels still in existence...
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