The Standard Motor Co. record with deepest regret the recent death of Mr E. J. Corbett, which came as a profound shock to his large circle of friends. Continue reading “Ernest Corbett – Financial Director”
I joined from school at the age of 15 in 1959. I was a trainee trimmer. Initially working on the Standard Vanguard and TR range making and fitting the trim.
Continue reading “John Dixon – My Time At Standard Triumph”
Throughout the years at Standard and Triumph the company offered a works discount to employees. Continue reading “Company Discount Scheme – Pt 1”
A local pub – do you recognise it? The drinkers are all Standard Triumph workers – but the occasion isn’t great… Continue reading “Last Orders!”
Bettmann was born in Nuremberg in 1863 but moved to Coventry to start the Triumph Cycle Works with fellow German Mauritz J Schulte, building the sprawling Priory Street works in 1894. Continue reading “Siegfried Bettmann”