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WHT Replicates Aluminium Rudder Pedal For Legendary Supermarine Spitfire

WHT Replicates Aluminium Rudder Pedal For Legendary Supermarine Spitfire

07/12/2020

The legendary Supermarine Spitfire is an iconic aircraft that supported the effort during World War II. It continues to be enjoyed by enthusiasts today and airworthy examples are being commissioned and built every year. It is rumored that there only 60 flight-capable examples worldwide with many...

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WHT extend Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Warwick University & Warwick Manufacturing Group

WHT extend Knowledge Transfer Partnership with Warwick University & Warwick Manufacturing Group

06/10/2020

W.H. Tildesley Ltd has moved to extend its metallurgical expertise by entering into a 3-year Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with the University of Warwick, (WMG) Warwick Manufacturing Group. W.H. Tildesley has recruited an industry experienced specialist metallurgist engineer who will work as...

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Replacement Hanger Components for the Clifton Suspension Bridge

Replacement Hanger Components for the Clifton Suspension Bridge

24/09/2020

The Clifton Suspension Bridge, a Grade 1 listed structure, is one of the oldest surviving iron suspension bridges in the UK. Spanning 214 metres across the Avon Gorge, the bridge has become one of Bristol’s top tourist attractions and inspiration for bridge engineers all over the globe. The...

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An update from W.H.Tildesley regarding COVID-19

An update from W.H.Tildesley regarding COVID-19

31/03/2020

COVID-19 is currently impacting us in ways we could never have imagined, affecting us all in a personal and professional manner with new challenges being created every day. As the outbreak continues to develop in the UK, we would like to assure our customers that W.H.Tildesley Ltd will make every...

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Video Conferencing Suite Increases Productivity & Reduces Carbon Footprint

Video Conferencing Suite Increases Productivity & Reduces Carbon Footprint

18/03/2020

W.H.Tildesley is part of the Brooks Engineering Group that has several locations throughout the Midlands and deals with an ever-growing global customer base. A Green & Clean Initiative to reduce carbon footprint and goal to improve communication across the group has resulted in the installation...

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W.H.Tildesley joins the FAST STEP 3 and FAST FORGE initiative

W.H.Tildesley joins the FAST STEP 3 and FAST FORGE initiative

16/07/2019

W.H.Tildesley is proud to announce their collaboration with the University of Sheffield and involvement with trials and development of the FAST STEP 3 and FAST FORGE initiative. FAST STEP 3 is a collaborative research project to use titanium in automotive engines with the ultimate aim of lowering...

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Live Scheduling System Installed to Improve Service

Live Scheduling System Installed to Improve Service

10/06/2019

Considerable new investment has been made at our drop forging production facility to further improve KPI (Key Performance Indicator) targets. We have identified areas that require improvement and established that meeting delivery and lead time must be a primary focus for us at...

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First World War Armistice Centenary 1918 - 2018

First World War Armistice Centenary 1918 - 2018

09/11/2018

November 2018 marks the First World War Armistice Centenary and W.H.Tildesley is one of only a few remaining drop forging producers that supported the original war effort from 1914 to 1918. Tildesley was established in 1874 and has supplied components as far back as the Boar War in 1880. During the...

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W.H.Tildesley is first air conditioned forge in the UK

W.H.Tildesley is first air conditioned forge in the UK

05/09/2018

WHT are committed to monitoring and improving the wellbeing of all employees during factory working hours. The environment of the drop forge varies throughout the year. Low temperatures during winter and elevated temperature during the summer can lead to reduced efficiency in the workforce. ...

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WHT awarded highest grade of

WHT awarded highest grade of "Outstanding" by KTP Grading Panel

27/03/2018

We are proud to announce that we have obtained the highest grade of “Outstanding” by the Knowledge transfer partnership (KTP) Grading Panel. The objective of the KTP was to work with the University of Strathclyde to embed advanced forging, materials engineering and simulation expertise...

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Collaboration between W.H.Tildesley and Brooks Forgings on prestigious forging project

Collaboration between W.H.Tildesley and Brooks Forgings on prestigious forging project

28/02/2018

Brooks Forgings were given the opportunity to manufacture and export a requirement for 14 highly specialised lifting bail bars that are used to lift crucibles of molten aluminium at a treatment plant located in Bahrain. This was the first collaboration project between W.H.Tildesley...

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Brand new website launched for W.H.Tildesley Ltd

Brand new website launched for W.H.Tildesley Ltd

12/10/2017

W.H.Tildesley Ltd is proud to announce the launch of a brand new website. A considerable investment was made to develop and transfer over to a fully responsive and modern design, now supporting mobile, tablet and desktop platforms. We are a company with over 140 years’ experience in the drop...

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