28. Gaskets


C. Olley & Sons

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Contact name: Peter Olley

Iberia House, 36 Southgate Avenue,
Mildenhall, Suffolk,
IP28 7AT

Tel: +44 1638 712 076

Fax: +44 1638 717 304

Email: olley-cork@btconnect.com

Website: https://www.olley-cork.com/ Site under construction, not yet functional 12.19.


C. Olley & Sons, founded in 1844 by a family trading in cork since the eighteenth century, is probably the most ancient establishment on the Service Register. The company made cork floats for Hawker Hurricane petrol tanks and still makes everything in cork that you ever dreamed of. Gaskets are made to order.

Charles Cantrill Ltd.

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Contact name: John Billington

Unit F3,
Anchorbrook Industrial Estate,
Lockside, Aldridge,
West Midlands, WS9 8BZ,

Tel: +44 1922 455 736

Fax: +44 1922 745 244

Email: sales@charlescantrill.com

Website: http://www.charlescantrill.com


Amongst other things, Cantrill makes cork gaskets and can supply cork for other uses, such as cork floats. Cantrill ‘s cork is flying around in several Moths already….

G & S Brough Ltd.

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28-40 Leopold Street,
Highgate, Birmingham,
B12 0UR, England

Tel: +44 121 440 4406

Fax: +44 121 440 4409

Email: sales@gandsbrough.co.uk

Website: http://www.gandsbrough.co.uk


G & S Brough is a long established family business that makes seals, washers and gaskets out of dozens of different materials. G & SB has already supplied gaskets for Moths.

Gaskets Unlimited

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Contact name: Stan Smith, Smith Tech Air

149 Pukepoto Road,

Kaitaia 0410

New Zealand


in cooperation with Smith Tech Air,

(Stan Smith)

North Shore Airfield

Postman Road, DR4 Albany,

Auckland, New Zealand

Tel: +64 9 411 9306

Fax: +64 9 411 9306

Email: vintageaircraft@xtra.co.nz

Website: None


Gaskets Unlimited, established 1991, makes automotive and industrial gaskets. Smith Tech Air offers a service for aviation gasket supply in cooperation with Gaskets Unlimited. Contact Smith Tech Air for further information.

Smith Tech Air: Tel : +64 942 48759. Tel/Fax: 64 942 63735. Email: vintageaircraft@xtra.co.nz

James Walker & Co. Ltd

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Contact name: Andrew Goulding

Note Brow,



CA13 0NH,


Or try the Custumer Support Centre at:

Gawsworth House,

Westmere Drive, Crewe,

Cheshire, CW1 6XB,


Tel: Cockermouth: +44 1900 823 555 or Crewe: +44 1270 536 000

Fax: Cockermouth: +44 1900 898 354 or Crewe: +44 1270 536 100

Email: cockermouth@jameswalker.biz

Website: https://www.jameswalker.biz/en


This is a specialist company that makes all kinds of seals, gasket materials and gaskets, including for the aerospace industry. If you need something spacial that isn’t available from more conventional Moth circles, try here. James Walker has supplied solutions for antique aeroplanes before.

LAS Aerospace Ltd.

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Contact name: Steve Saywell

Okehampton Point,
Exeter Road Industrial Estate,
Devon, EX20 1UA,

Tel: +44 1837 658 081 or 54747

Fax: +44 1837 658 080

Email: sales@lasaero.com

Website: http://www.lightaero.co.uk


Free catalogue on request

Martin’s Rubber Co. Ltd.

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Contact name: Martyn Johnson, Sales Manager

Orchard Place,


SO14 3PE,


Tel: +44 23 8022 6330

Fax: +44 23 8063 1577

Email: sales@martins-rubber.co.uk

Alternate email: Martyn.Johnson@martins-rubber.co.uk

Website: http://www.martins-rubber.co.uk


Old established company producing gaskets for industrial and aviation use. Will do prototypes/small quantities besides large volume production. Martin’s has made many parts for Moths over the years.

Stephens Gaskets Ltd.

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Units 1 – 4 Alston Road

Portway Industrial Estate,

Oldbury, West Midlands

B69 2PP England

Tel: +44 121 544 5808

Fax: +44 121544 4188

Email: sales@stephensgaskets.co.uk

Website: www.stephensgaskets.co.uk


Spring and stainless steel, brass, steel, aluminium, copper and plastic joints, shims, exhaust gaskets, gaskets and related items. Used to supplying classic/vintage car and motorbike clubs and sometimes aircraft restorers!

Vintage Engine Technology Ltd.

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Contact name: Paul Sharman, Director

Fullers Hill,

Little Gransden Airfield,


Bedfordshire, SG19 3BP,


Tel: +44 1767 651 794

Fax: +44 1767 651 794

Email: mail@vintech.aero

Website: None


Vintage Engine Technology has become a byword for excellence in the reconstruction of Gipsy series engines – and many others. After the retirement in 2017 of founder Mike Vaisey, Paul Sharman, long time Director of the company, has taken the lead role.