Britain By Car - A Motoring History


 For many years, a small market town, Swindon grew rapidly with the coming of the rail works to the town in 1842, for the repair and maintenance of locomotives on the Great Western Railway.

Today, the town’s main industries are car manufacturing, financial services, and pharmaceuticals.

Pressed Steel

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 A metal car body and pressings plant where, particularly during the 1950s, ‘60s and ‘70s, body panels for many British car companies were manufactured.

The Pressed Steel Company, Bridge End Road, Stratton St. Margaret, Swindon SN3 4PE

1955 - present

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