and "industrial admirer" Fred Dibnah visited the region to film his last series.
The firm specialises in historic and high level maintenance and restoration, as well as lightning protection and industrial steeplejack
THE recent All Our Yesterdays feature about Colnebridge's vanished past brought memories flooding back for one local steeplejack
who was part of a team involved in the demolition of Haigh's mills.
Establishment of four term service contracts for building maintenance and minor works, including general works, roofing, windows, glazing, drainage, surfacing, painting, pest control, asbestos removal, asbestos analysis, play equipment, steeplejack
services, security etc.
Left school at 15 and supported himself via a series of odd jobs, including window cleaner, truck driver, steeplejack
and even circus performer.
Fred Dibnah's old home is up for sale - for PS1.
But that's what steeplejack
Ian Millington did in order to ensure Y Ddraig Goch flies once more at Newport's Celtic Manor Resort.
Ian Millington at the top of the 30-metre flagpole at the Celtic Manor Resort PICTURE: Steve Pope
A DAREDEVIL steeplejack
clambers to the summit of the 555ft Washington Monument yesterday to inspect damage caused by last month's earthquake.
For many years, he worked along with his father as a steeplejack
for Dobeck Painting Company.
Fred Dibnah's widow is to fight his pounds 1million will after he left her without a penny.
Fred Dibnah died yesterday aged 66 after losing his battle with cancer.