When D day arrived, we all assembled on the car park at Allesley, truck loaded, tools, cars, lined up for loading, waiting for the car transporter to arrive. Ken Richardson had heard of this chap Ron, who did car delivery. He had built this closed four car transporter using a Commer TS3 (two stroke diesel) bus. Ken had not seen it, but had booked it on hearsay to transport the cars to Le Mans. Continue reading “Allesley to Le Mans with the Triumph Competition Department”
Jerry Rose retired from Maintenance Dept., Canley, after over 20 years of service. Continue reading “Jerry Rose – Maintenance”
On their way to sunny California where they plan to settle, are Walter Morris, until recently chargehand in Gang 76. No. 5 Shop, Canley and his wife, with their daughter, Christine Thomson, formerly secretary to the Assistant Materials Engineer at Fletch. North, and their grand-daughter eight year old Linda Thomson. Continue reading “Walter Morris – Gang 76, No 5 Shop”
Extract from local Observer newspapers. Continue reading “Arthur Hutt VC – Pt 2”
This photo was sent through recently and shows the last TE20 at Banner Lane.
A well known photograph taken in the Triumph competition department showing a number of works Triumph Vitesse and TR4. The photo dates from 1962. Continue reading “Competition Department”