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Dave worked at Fieldings from 1985 to 1996
BOB MADELEY'S MEMORIES
In 2012, three years before his death, Bob put to paper his memories of working at The Company between 1936 and 1976
Worked through his Apprenticeship and finalised in Hydraulic One.
1969 Apprentice photo
Taken at the sports ground
F & P and me!
Chauffeur Arthur Jones!
The First Aid Team
The Cromwell Cup
Worked in the Photographic Dept.
FIELDING & PLATT INTER-DEPARTMENTAL SKITTLES, a short history.
Initially, skittles were played at India House in Barton Street. In about 1960 the Sports Club was built on the company ...
Fielding Oil Engine
Serial No. 040425
Artists impression of a typical Shear layout, c.1968
Artists impression of a Kerb Take - off gear, c.1968
If you have any observations or comments and would like to share your memories with us, please click on the words Add ...
H3 Pumps fitted with Float Gear, c.1943
Built for stock, c.1943
40 ton Boiler-End Rivetter, with Boiler, c.1946
Order and customer unknown, c.1946
Water-filled Pipe Bender, views taken c.1970
Portable machining equipment working on platen press cylinders, c.1970
Possibly taken in-situ at Permalli, Gloucester c.1970
Automated Vertical Edge Stacking gear, with Three-Mould Press, views taken on site, c.1970
for Premier Stone Ltd., Nuneaton, c.1970
'Dynapak' components, more photographs taken in the 1960s and 1970s
Yet more components produced by a single strike, note their complex shapes and grain structures
400 ton Three-Mould Slab Press, view taken on site, O/No. 64320, c.1964
for Fiege & Bertoli GmbH, Dusseldorf, Germany, c.1964
2750 ton Horizontal Extrusion Press, views taken on site, O/No. 66260, c.1966
for High Duty Alloys Ltd., Workington, c.1966
If you may have pictures of any relatives of this time who may have worked at Fielding & Platt, we ...
200 ton Briquetting Press under erection, O/No. B92330, c.1977
for GKN Contracting Ltd., Redditch, for Poland, c.1977
From Apprentice to Electrical Design Engineer.
16MN Horizontal Extrusion Press, view taken at erection, O/No. E92950, c.1977
for Purso Oy, Finland, c.1977
Fielding & Platt Saw Bench (date unknown)!
Hi! I have one of these saw benches, badge is the same as one shown but says MAKERS in the...
Horizontal Milling Machine (Cincinatti), c.1959
The image is of a horizontal milling machine not a vertical. Ed: Quite right, Keith, don't know how that one...
1128 ton Fielding/Richards Iron Shark Shear and Squeeze Box, views taken on site, O/No. 64040, c.1964
We currently are running this model of shear and keep limping it through. Years ago we updated the hydraulics with...
Betty Norbury (his daughter)
ERIC ROBERT PENNING Apprentice to Project Manager 1938 – 1979
Eric died peacefully on Sunday 26th May 2019 - proud to the end of his working life in engineering. Ed:...
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