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Programme of events 2020 (Revised)
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it is with regret that the 2020 Annual Reunion in August has had to be ...
1500 ton Forging Press at IFA Precision Forge, Sheffield, Part 3
60 years on and still going strong!
It is with sadness we have to make known that Pete passed away on Friday 12th June 2020. He was ...
A film made to commemorate the centenary of the company in 1966
Sadly, we have to record that Keith passed away on the 20th April 2020, at the age of 85. A ...
TERENCE OWEN DIX
Known affectionally asTerry by all his colleagues at F & P. It is with sadness that we report that Terry ...
Graham started his apprenticeship in 1953
On Saturday morning, 7th March 2020, a reunion for former F&P employees took place. This was in the form of ...
IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. Sadly,Mike passed away on December 29th 2019 at the age of 84. BUT, due to the sad demise of Mike’s ...
Fielding & Platt Football Team
Click on the photograph to enlarge the image. What memories does this photo bring back? Perhaps you played in this side ...
PETER L SIMPSON 1942-2019
An epitaph compiled by Simon Marshall of the Severn Valley Railway. Grateful thanks to Simon for giving his permission for ...
REUNION of ex F & P colleagues and their partners 5th October 2019
Once again the venue was Hardwicke Village Hall. Just over 60 attended. Ollie Taylor opened the proceedings by welcoming everyone ...
Updated Fielding & Platt pension scheme details
The Fielding’s (Redman Heenan Group) Pension scheme was run by a company by the name of St.Modwen and is currently ...
Roy passed away peacefully on the 20th August 2019 at the age of 82. Whilst at F & P, he ...
My father, Bill Hoult, worked at Fielding & Platt from approximately 1940 until he was made redundant in around 1986. ...
Tuesday 6th August saw the demise of yet another of our well-known and respected colleagues, Arthur Rigby. Arthur’s funeral has been ...
Today we have to report the death of yet another former colleague, Eric Penning. Eric joined the Company in 1938 as ...
Today we have to record the death of another ex-colleague, Donald (Don) Blake, on the 23rd of March 2019. He was ...
THE FIRST REUNION OF 2019 took place on Saturday 2nd March at Gloucestershire Archives. It took the form of a ...
60 ton Vertical Press, O/No. 9369, c.1941
for Impregnated Diamond Products Ltd., c.1941
80 ton Shell Heading Press, O/No. 9646, c.1941
for the Ministry of Supply, c.1941
50 ton Horizontal Reducing Press, O/No. 8498, c.1939
for Rubery Owen Ltd., c.1939
100 ton Six-Station Tile Press, O/No. 8306, c.1938
for Turners Asbestos Cement Ltd., c.1938
90 ton Horizontal Extrusion Press, O/No. 8182, c.1938
for Magnesium Castings Products Ltd., c. 1938
Fielding Hydraulic Pumps
As an apprentice, in about 1963, I worked on reconditioning an H15 pump with a fitter who taught me a...
Cricket team photograph
Roy Wakefield is my dad - long gone now. Had a bit of a Clark Gable look about him, but...
I remember the names that Wayne has listed. The only addition I can think of is Terry Cooper. I started...
Graham 'Chippy' Aston
A very familiar face around the works, sad to hear this news. RIP Pete.
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