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Former BCSA President dies

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Wilfred Fletcher CBE who was BCSA President from 1972 to 1975 has died at the age of 93.

Mr Fletcher was well known as he had spent 40 years in the steel construction industry. Having started out as a civil engineering apprentice trainee with Dorman Long he eventually rose to the position of Managing Director for Dorman Long Bridges Engineering and ultimately, after nationalisation, to looking after British Steel’s Construction Engineering Division.

In his retirement, Mr Fletcher lived in Salcombe, Devon, and took a keen interest in the industry and in the BCSA right up to the time of his death.

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