After working in the Arctic he moved to England and was engaged at Windsor Castle and later moved to the Royal Mews in London caring for the Royal ceremonial horses and driving the carriages on ceremonial occasions. He also served as an outrider at Ascot.
In 1977 he was invited to manage the Queen's Silver Jubilee Exhibition during its tour of Australia and following that built a replica of the Edward VII 1902 Landau.
A new British state coach constructed on Frecklington's initiative, the State Coach Britannia (also known as the Diamond Jubilee State Coach), was first used during the State Opening of Parliament in June 2014.
- The State Coach Britannia at downau.com (with images)
- The British Monarchy official website - Carriages in the Royal Collection
- The Monarchy Today > Ceremony and symbol > Transport > Carriages
- Tom Rowley (4 June 2014). "Queen's Speech: a timeless new coach, only eight years too late". The Daily Telegraph.