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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
1000 ton Vertical Extrusion Press, O/No. 7082, c.1934
for Serck Radiators Ltd., c.1934
600 ton Horizontal Extrusion Press, O/No. 7176, c.1934
for Harrison & Co. Ltd., c.1934
750 ton Horizontal Extrusion Press, O/No. 7181, c.1934
for I.C.I. Metals, c.1934
900 ton Vertical Lead Extrusion Press, O/No. 7421, c.1935
for Walkers Parker & Co. Ltd., Chester, c.1935
1000 ton Serck Extrusion Press, O/No. 7410, c.1935
for The Société des mines et fonderies de Pontgibaud, France, c.1935
A collection of photographs and documents
I first saw the GT40 in 1966 coming over the crest of Racecourse Pitch, Cheltenham. I was on my Lambretta...
400 ton Three-Mould Slab Press, taken at Parkstone Works, O/No. 4677, c.1944
I have fond memories of maintaining a 400 ton 3 mould slab press as a teenager in the late 50’s...
JOHN MORLEY – Personnel Manager – 1971 until 1975.
I have a extremely fond memories of John Morley who worked with RoyScot Trust, in Cheltenham, as a Personnel Manager...
Basharat A Khan
Fielding Horizontal Diesel Engine, Serial No. 040060
Hi, I come from a family in Fiji who ran privately owned electricity business supplying power to the township of...
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