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Britain By Car - A Motoring History

West Norwood

West Norwood takes its name from the Great North Wood that during medieval times extended northwards from Croydon to Deptford.  Thanks to the coming of the railway in the late 1830s, West Norwood became a largely residential area for commuters working in London.

Weller, Autocars & Accessories, and Autocarriers Ltd.

The location for the development and construction of the first A.C cars.

158a Norwood Road and Thomas Place, West Norwood, and 42a, Martell Road, West Norwood, London, SE21 8EE.

c1900 – 1911.