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120 ton Double-Ended Deep Drawing & Ironing Machine
120 ton Double-Ended Deep Drawing & Ironing Machine
Order V87350 for Imperial Metal Industries Ltd. (IMI), Witton, Birmingham, c.1974
200 ton Double-Ended Deep Drawing & Ironing Machine
200 ton Double-Ended Deep Drawing & Ironing Machine
Order V87820 for The Ansul Co., Wisconsin, USA, c.1974
200 ton Laboratory Extrusion Press
200 ton Laboratory Extrusion Press
Order E89800 for v/o Stankoimport, Moscow, c.1975
500 ton Straightening & Trimming Press
500 ton Straightening & Trimming Press
Order X87460 for v/o Metallurgimport, USSR, c.1974
A series of leaflets of presses and equipment
A series of leaflets of presses and equipment
Issued c.1970 under the Redman Heenan International Group banner
Steve Price
Steve Price
Joined F&P in 1959
Mike Stanbrook
Mike Stanbrook
Started his apprenticeship in 1956
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120 ton Double-Ended Deep Drawing & Ironing Machine
120 ton Double-Ended Deep Drawing & Ironing Machine
Order V87350 for Imperial Metal Industries Ltd. (IMI), Witton, Birmingham, c.1974
Hi John!  Eddie Hobbs at the pressure gauge, Mike Southcott at the...
By Graham Aston
On 01/12/2017
500 ton Straightening & Trimming Press
500 ton Straightening & Trimming Press
Order X87460 for v/o Metallurgimport, USSR, c.1974
Hi John! I certainly do still have my 'trusty old black box', it is...
By Graham Aston
On 25/11/2017
500 ton Straightening & Trimming Press
500 ton Straightening & Trimming Press
Order X87460 for v/o Metallurgimport, USSR, c.1974
Hi John. Good to see these latest photographs, and I was very surprised to see...
By Graham Aston
On 24/11/2017
GERALD WILLIAMS Apprentice Training School Instructor.
GERALD WILLIAMS Apprentice Training School Instructor.
I was in the September1960 apprentice intake. I remember Gerald and Bert very...
By Stuart Harrold
On 26/10/2017
Steve Price
Steve Price
Joined F&P in 1959
I joined the Craft School in September 1960 when Steve joined. Steve eventually...
By Stuart Harrold
On 23/10/2017
Concrete Slabs and Kerbs around Gloucester
Concrete Slabs and Kerbs around Gloucester
Views taken outside the (old) Gloucester Technical College, Brunswick Road, c.1960; Grosvenor House, c.1962 and in Spa Road, c.1972
I was never a student at the college, but when I attended Sir Thomas Rich's...
By Marc Barnes
On 21/10/2017
Apprentice intake 1960
Apprentice intake 1960
Does anyone remember the fire in the storeroom at the back of the hardware...
By Andrew Ellis
On 16/09/2017
REUNION, HELD ON 2nd SEPTEMBER.
REUNION, HELD ON 2nd SEPTEMBER.
I was saddened to hear of the passing of George Hayward. I remember him...
By Graham Aston
On 15/09/2017
Fielding's RFC 2nd team
Fielding's RFC 2nd team
Probably c.1969
Back row third from left is Alan Conboy. Ed: -  Thanks Mark.  John B...
By Mark Carter
On 14/08/2017
GERALD WILLIAMS Apprentice Training School Instructor.
GERALD WILLIAMS Apprentice Training School Instructor.
Hi Gerald, I hope you get to read this, the photos really bring back memories. ...
By ALISTAIR ADAMS
On 08/08/2017
John Lewis (the Cinderford one!)
John Lewis (the Cinderford one!)
From F&P Apprentice to early, but busy, retirement.
A good interview with John Lewis. I first met John at F&P when he joined...
By Stuart Harrold
On 21/07/2017
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
150th Anniversary Reunion Photo Album
Photographs from an album prepared by John Davis, available to all on the day
L to R: Paul ?,  Marc Riddle (last Fielding's apprentice), Neil ?...
By Gary preen
On 05/07/2017