Britain By Car - A Motoring History


The industrial capital of the north of England; created by the early textile industry and at the centre the Industrial Revolution that followed.

Manchester’s Victorian past remains in strong evidence today; but is counterbalanced by the City’s modern reputation – particularly in arts, culture, science and technology.


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A pioneering engineering company that produced a wide range of vehicles including both luxury and light cars, commercial and military vehicles, buses, and the experimental Streamline. 


Crossley (formerly known as Napier) Street, Gorton, Manchester, and later Gorton Lane, Manchester.

1906 - 1937

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