I was a JRT sponsored student from 1980~1984 and spent time in several departments at Canley – Prototype Build, NVH and Trim and Hardware Design – before joining the Aerodynamic Department full-time in the autumn of 1984. Continue reading “John Batchelor”
Anyone remember attending the Christmas parties? This one was 1961 at Western Avenue, London I think. I’m the little chap wearing a hat at the back (top left of the pic) with the man leaning over me, I was 6 and my brother Phillip on my right was 10. Continue reading “Terry and Win – Western Avenue”
Warwickshire cricketer Jim Stewart and his bride Frances Flynn pass under a guard of honour after their wedding at St Michael’s Church in Coventry, 8th November 1960. Continue reading “Frances Flynn – Home Sales”
Park Royal. Here is a great photo of a number of the staff c mid 1970’s. Continue reading “Dick Carter – Park Royal”
This photo shows the visit of the then Crown Prince Hirohito’s visit to the Standard Motor Works in around the early to mid 1920’s*. Continue reading “Arthur Frost – and Hirohito”
Experimental Dept. Engineer 1967-1978.
Roger joined the Triumph competition department, which was under Leyland’s control then, in 1967 when the official works team had been disbanded, but the competition shop was still involved with preparing cars for privateers like Bill Bradley who was racing his Spitfire which we looked after, and we also prepared Triumph 2000s for Roy Fidler.
Continue reading “Roger Dowson”