Peter Green’s daughter Ann-Marie has let us know that there is a change of time for the funeral. It will now be held at 13:30 on February 14th (not 12:00 as previously stated), at the Reading Crematorium, All Hallows Road, Reading RG4 5LP.
Sad news has come in from Jan Karalus that Peter Green died on Wednesday 22nd February 2020. Peter was a Land Surveyor with Fairey Surveys for many years, and during his time there worked on surveys for some historic infrastructure projects. To mention just a few: the Channel Tunnel (both sides), the M!/M6 motorway link, Dungeness “B” power station and the Humber Bridge. He (and his Mk 1 Land Rover) were remembered by Ross Dallas, in an article on land surveying at Fairey Surveys in the late 1960s (link below).
Dave Hadden, who joined Fairey Surveys as a new graduate in 1976, wrote of his memories working with Peter (link below).
A trawl through the Fairey Surveys Newsletters (all on the website) has come up with the following articles about the high precision surveys that Peter did – two have photographs that look very like him:
FSL Newsletter 11, November 1973: Nuclear Power Survey
FSL Newsletter 13, October 1974: New Equipment for High Precision Survey Unit
FSL Newsletter 18, January 1978: Dungeness “B” Report wins prize
FSL Newsletter 22, January 1980: Survey Control for Bridges
More recently Peter was regular fixture at the reunions at White Waltham Cricket Club. There is a good photograph of him on the 2013 reunion photograph, which was posted with a key to the attendees (Peter is #17):
Peter’s daughter Anne-Marie has sent in this photograph of him taken on 27th December 2019.
The funeral will be at Reading Crematorium on 14th February at 13:30 (please note change of time from 12:00 originally published).