Council: Happy Birthday To Gladstone Robinson

August 2, 2022

The Sandys Parish Council wants to wish’ Gladstone “Old Hell” Robinson a happy birthday, noting that works with numerous Sandys parishioners and community establishments.

A spokesperson said, “Happy birthday, ‘Old Hell!’ Gladstone Robinson, better known as Old Hell, has been trucking for 40 years, running his own business named Robinson Trucking [334-9727].

“Old Hell inherited the trucking business from his father, Arthur ‘Old Hell’ Brangman, with whom he apprenticed. Old Hell senior used to do cartage with horse and trolley or box cart back in the day, hauling stone, cement, and assorted building materials, furniture – anything, you name it.

Robinson Trucking Bermuda August 2 2022

“Old Hell’s son, Old Hell III, now works with him and will one day take over the business and just keep on trucking.

“Norbert Simmons of the Sandys Parish Council can remember as a young child travelling with Old Hell Sr. in his trolley loaded with furniture when his parents moved their family to a new house almost 70 years ago – one of the highlights of his youth.

“The Sandys Parish Council works with Old Hell to have items transported when decorating Somerset Bridge for the Cup Match Classic and Christmas. Old Hell works with numerous Sandys Parishioners and community establishments.

“The Sandys Parish Council thanks Mr. Robinson and his family for all that they continue to do.”

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  1. Toodle-oo says:

    Congratulations to my old mate ‘Glad’
    Old Hell is a west end institution in his own right even though he doesn’t hail from the west (which I always thought he did ).
    The horn in his truck is probably the most used piece of equipment .. lol

  2. Tim Rogers says:

    Happy Birthday Gladstone… your smile brightens my day every time I see it.
    Keep on trucking pal.