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Britain By Car - A Motoring History


A hunting ground during the Middle Ages, Soho was, at least until the 17th century, largely a series of open fields. Over the next 100 years, it became the home of aristocrats and the work place of artisans.

During the 18th and 19th centuries, Soho was populated by rich and poor – particularly refugees fleeing persecution from Continental Europe. Although once a major red-light district, today Soho is better known for its fine restaurants, music and theatres.

The Mitchell Motor Works and Garage

An early motor works and garage of which, at the time, it was claimed to be the world’s largest of its kind.

114 Wardour Street, London W1F 0TS.