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, or search by map.

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The Citroën Building

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The former Citroën UK headquarters and, at one time, said to be the largest service station in the world. 

Location
184 Shepherd's Bush Road, Brook Green, Hammersmith, W6 7NL.

Date
1916 - present.

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C.F.B and the Bow-V cycle car

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Two little-known cycle cars produced by a young man, later known for his futuristic automobile and industrial designs.

Location
The C.F.B Car Syndicate Ltd., 51, Church Rd, Upper Norwood, and Plycar Ltd., Stoney Lane, off Church Rd, Upper Norwood. 

Date
1920-1922.

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A.C Cars Ltd.

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Originally set up by A.C during the Second World War, the works on Tagg’s Island are probably best known for the production of their three-wheeler invalid cars, which for many years were an important part of the company’s sales.  

Location
Tagg’s Island, Hampton Court, Middlesex. 

Date
1941 – 1960s.

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