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Britain By Car - A Motoring History


The county town of Kent, situated on the rivers Medway and Len.  Its location at the heart of the Garden of England made it a natural market centre for fruit and vegetables.

Formerly a centre of brewing and paper-making, the economy today is largely built around small industry and services.

Rootes Ltd.

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

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

1913 – 2019