Company timeline: 2000s

News about the company and people

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DateEventSignificanceSource
20/01/2000Citizen: Notification of closure of manufacturing in Glos. Small sales team to remain.Company newsCitizen
28/02/2000Purchasing function transferred to MB Elland. Accounts, engineering and major projects transferred to MB Leeds.Company newsPR
31/03/2000S Watson resigns and leaves MBMHS.People newsJohn B
31/03/2000Reduction of Glos. site complete.Company newsPR
11/07/2001Citizen: letter from all staff at MBMHS stating that a small office and services still exist in Glos.People newsCitizen
19/03/2002W Johnson resigns as MD of MBMHS.People newsJohn B
31/01/2003Glos. office closed (after 137 years). MBMHS business transferred to Leeds.Company newsJohn B
27/10/2004Citizen: report that Francis James Fielding died on 22nd October, aged 96.People newsCitizen
21/10/2013Heritage Lottery Project completed. First meeting of the Fielding & Platt Legacy Group, run by volunteers under the auspices of the Gloucestershire Archives, dedicated to the continuation and advancement of the website www.fieldingandplatthistory.org.ukPeople newsJohn B
07/11/2013Ross Gazette: report that Leslie Allan Spooner (former Director) died on 31st October, aged 86.People newsRoss Gazette
22/05/2015Citizen: reports that Robert ‘Bob’ Madeley (former Chief Designer) died on 15th May 2015, aged 94.People newsCitizen
16/09/2016report that Garfield John James, former Sales Director, passed away, aged 94People newsMessage Board

 

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