Stephanie Harper our Business Administrator of six years leaves R&N on 16th of June 2017. Stephanie presented the Directors of R&N a framed photograph of our company founder Don Roper, the late father of current Managing Directors Dave and Trevor Roper and lifelong colleague and friend to our third Managing Director Ian Page. Don sadly […]
After six years with R&N Steph is moving on to a new role, therefore as of the 5th of June 2017 we have a new member joining our team. Rebecca Abrey will be taking over as our new Business Administrator, working as frontline staff for the company; Beckie will first point of contact and deal […]
We were approached by a gentleman called Mel Bailey who had the job of replacing the gears that operate the fantail of this beautiful old Windmill. Woodchurch Windmill is set in the countryside of Ashford, Kent. The gears that required replacing were over 100 years old. We set about making a better smoother operating set […]
We are very happy to see our logo and sponsorship adorning the new kit to be worn by local Medway team Strood 87. Their Manager being our very own gear cutter Gary Kane, Gary presented R&N with a framed shirt and team photo in appreciation of the kit sponsorship.
It was in September 2014 when a gentleman called Grahame Dutch got in touch regarding a restoration project of a 18HP Thornycroft he was undertaking. For our part he required a complete manufacture of a differential (as you can see below, a fully destroyed diff). Grahame had managed to get cast new housing halves using […]
Back in October 2015 we began working with a customer Derek Smith on some Rolls Royce Cylinder blocks, these blocks came out of a Rolls-Royce 20hp, dating from 1922 to 1928. The failure rate of these blocks was high back in the day of its original manufacture and we were asked to machine the casting. […]
One of our Engineers Angus Frost races in Historic Motor Racing, an industry in which we are heavily involved. We have recently invested in a new racing suit for him. Angus can be found on many race tracks, hill climbs and sprints across the country, he also attends many VSCC meetings along with his father Simon. […]
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