Britain By Car - A Motoring History
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Britain By Car is a guide to Britain’s motoring history, looking at cars and motoring events primarily through place, rather than by marque, period of manufacture, or category.

There are many signifcant areas yet to be covered.  Some counties have no entries at all; but, hopefully, there is something here that interests you.  Click on a region to get started.

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Pressed Steel

Lightbox ImageOne of the four factories once operated by the British car body manufacturer, the Pressed Steel Company Ltd.

Location
Linwood Road, Millarston, Paisley, Renfrewshire PA1 2BH

Date
1947 – 1981

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Caister Castle Car Collection

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The largest private collection of motor vehicles in Britain; housed in a purpose-built museum and set in the grounds of Caister Castle.

Location
Castle Lane, Caister-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth NR30 5SN.

Date
1966 - present.

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Pressed Steel

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 A metal car body and pressings plant where, particularly during the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s, body panels for many British car companies were manufactured.

Location    
The Pressed Steel Company, Bridge End Road, Stratton St. Margaret, Swindon SN3 4PE

Date
1955 - present

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Spencer

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An early car, built by a Nottinghamshire watchmaker.

Location
Possibly Station Road, Misterton.

Date
c1900

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