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 or category to get started.

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Buckler Cars Ltd

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The company that began the modern British special and kit car movement.

Location
Bucklers, 67 Caversham Road, Reading. 

Date   
1947 - 1961. 

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Rootes Ltd.

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The original location of Rootes Ltd; until the 1970s, one of Britain’s foremost motor manufacturers.

Location
110a Week Street, Maidstone; 22 High Street, Maidstone; and Len House, Mill Street, Maidstone, ME15 6YD. 

Date
1913 – 2019 

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The Humber Car Museum

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A collection of Humber cars from the Rootes' period of ownership.  Although the museum is now closed, it is still possible, by prior arrangment, to see what remains of the collection (February 2020). 

Location
c/o Regalex Ltd, Dalton St, Hull HU8 8BB.

Date
1970s - 2018. 

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Galloway Motors Ltd.

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An early motor manufacturer that produced one of the first cars designed specifically with women in mind. 

Location
Galloway Motors Ltd, Culdoach Road, Tongland, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4LU.

Date
1920-22

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