Medcalf recruits two new engineers

William Medcalf Vintage Bentley designs and fabricates many parts in-house using the latest CadCam technology and 3D printing methods. By doing this, Medcalf can personally engineer out known issues, making strong, usable components that follow the ethos of WO Bentley while ensuring modern tolerances and, crucially, retaining originality.

Expansion in this area has seen the recruitment of two key appointments, Henry Platt as Manager of Benchmark Precision Engineering and Tom Jamieson as Production Engineer and Programmer.

Henry Platt is a toolmaker by trade, who has spent 30 years working in the modern British automotive industry. Henry will project manage all new parts that come through the Medcalf workshop which means using hyper modern techniques and applying it to vintage Bentleys.

To help progress William’s passion and commitment to remodelling the vintage Bentley world, Tom Jamieson joins the group as Product Engineer and Programmer.

Tom is also s toolmaker by trade which lead him to become a production engineer at McLaren Automotive. Tom explained his role at William Medcalf, ‘My role is to create an effective modern shop with strict processes, quality control and traceability meaning we can make individual parts to defined specification and can make them again and again.’

William concluded, ‘This is the latest in a number of changes, developments and appointments made at William Medcalf Vintage Bentley. While we may deal with vintage cars, our approach to business is deeply set in the future.’