What was Fielding & Platt Ltd?

Fielding & Platt Ltd., was an engineering firm based in the Docks area of Gloucester from 1866 until 2003.

In this section you can read about the history of the company. But do make sure to listen to the memories of those who worked there in the twentieth-century too. These can be found in the People, Works, Docks, and Social Life categories.

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Page link: Original Partnership Deed 1866
Original Partnership Deed 1866
Signed by Samuel Fielding and James Platt
Page link: An Introduction to Fielding & Platt
An Introduction to Fielding & Platt
A film introducing the company, showing the many areas of the Works and people working there
Page link: The Fielding & Platt Centenary Book
The Fielding & Platt Centenary Book
A page-by-page digital copy of the booklet marking the years 1866 - 1966
Page link: Centenary Book   (Photographs only)
Centenary Book (Photographs only)
A collection of photographs prepared by the Photographic Dept. from which a selection were used for the Centenary Book
Category link: Company timeline
Company timeline
From 1866 to 2003
Category link: Notable Orders
Notable Orders
Details of significant orders from the company's Order Books