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Created Date:

23 January 2014

Last Modified:

18 December 2023
Cowley

MINI

One of three factories in the UK where BMW’s MINI is produced.

Location
MINI Plant Oxford, Eastern Bypass Road, Cowley, OX4 6NL.

Date
2001 - date.

MINI advertising on the wall of the Cowley works, 2008, © Des Blenkinsopp, via Geograp.
MINI advertising on the wall of the Cowley works, 2008, © Des Blenkinsopp, via Geograp.
  • MINI advertising on the wall of the Cowley works, 2008, © Des Blenkinsopp, via Geograp.

Commentary
Located on the site of the former Pressed Steel works, it his here where MINI body shells are produced and painted and where the cars’ final assembly takes place.  Currently five models are produced at the factory: Hatchback, Clubman, Convertible, Coupé and Roadster.

Other locations
Hams Hall, Warwickshire
Swindon, Wiltshire