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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
1 ton press, c.1940
for Manu Marble Ltd., Gloucester
70 ton Cartridge Case Tapering Press, O/No. 8272, c.1938
for E. Curran & Co. Ltd., c.1938
125 ton Vertical Shell Heading Press, O/No. 8180, c.1938
for the War Office, c.1938
100 ton Shell Drawing Press, O/No. 8136, c.1937
for I.C.I Metals, Ltd., for Swansea, c.1937
It is with sadness we report the death of another of our former employees, Elsie Lane. This occurred on January ...
400 ton Three Mould Stone Press, O/No. 6868, c.1933
for Croft Granite Co. c.1933
1000 ton Vertical Extrusion Press, O/No. 6896, c.1933 Views taken in the works)
for Manganese Bronze Co. Ltd., c.1933
350 ton Radiator Press, O/No. 6878, c. 1933
for Serck Radiators Ltd., c.1933
Ron Curtis talks about his photograph of Bert Hopton, Brian Mince and Charles Hill’s son.
I believe Mr Hill had the same christian name as his father - Charles. The year was 1960. I also...
Francis John Platt
Kathleen Laura Platt was born on 20th July 1910. Francis Platt travelled extensively on business through occupied France in 1915....
An £800 Christmas Prize
That explains why Dave went for the cash then !!!
STEVE BAKER. From Work Experience to Mechanical Design Engineer 1988 until 2000.
I used to sit between Steve and Ray Cayless in the drawing office. I can remember often walking past his...
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