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Britain By Car - A Motoring History

Tunbridge Wells

An elegant and prosperous spa town, originally established during the 17th century as a place for the rich and well-heeled to take the waters.  Frequent visits by members of the Royal Family in the late 19th and early 20th centuries led to the town being granted the title Royal Tunbridge Wells by Edward VII in 1909. 

David Salomons' House & the Salomons' Museum

The home of a major motoring pioneer.

Broomhill Road, Southborough, Tunbridge Wells, TN3 0TG.

1873 - 1925.


The site of the first motor show in Britain.

The Agricultural Showground, Eridge Road, Tunbridge Wells.

November 1895.