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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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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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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Morris Radiators Branch

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An important component supplier for Morris Motors and, briefly, a site of M.G car production.

Location
Between the Oxford Canal and Woodstock Road, Oxford, accessed via Bainton Road.  Today, the land is part of the Waterways Development, Oxford OX2. 

Date
1923 - 2001. 

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