Introduction

standard motors 1936Did you work at the Standard or Triumph – at Canley, Radford, Banner Lane, Northey Road, Allesley, Tile Hill, Western Avenue (London), Bordesley Green (Birmingham), Speke (Liverpool), Berkeley Square (London) or any of the associated sites/companies associated with Standard Triumph? If so, we’d love to hear from you to build a database of names associated with the Standard and Triumph company. Read More HERE.

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Use the format: SmithJohn in the name field, then add a description; here you can include a role, location, service dates etc plus any other information you think may be of interest, finishing with your name (you may be submitting on behalf of a family member). Don’t worry how much – or little – you write in the description box – everything helps!
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We’d love you to get involved with this project. You can email us your info to iwas@standardtriumphworks.co.uk or post a name directly on the ‘submit name’ link.
Tyre Fitting
This factory photo shows part of the New Assembly Hall in 1961.
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Press Cars
I have just placed some details on the Directory of my father, Alan Dunthorne,  who worked for 37 years from
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Christmas at Standard Triumph
As Christmas approaches we’d like to compile details about the Christmases at the Standard Triumph range of factories.
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Schedule Control
Outside the New Assembly Hall, Canley, are the personnel of Schedule Control — happily looking forward to working on big
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Jack Curl – Spares Production Control
JACK CURL 66 , a progress chaser in Spares Production Control, Canley, retired after 35 years’ service.
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Update:
The archive has now over 3,000 name entries and with 717 articles on the site. During May, 2018 we reached 100,000 website hits.  May 2019 we reached 500,000 website hits. Take a look at the Latest News posts to see the articles.

ALF WELCH – Read about a character who was one of the inspirations to this archive.

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Memories

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LATEST POSTS

  • Tyre Fitting - This factory photo shows part of the New Assembly Hall in 1961.
  • Press Cars - I have just placed some details on the Directory of my father, Alan Dunthorne,  who worked for 37 years from 1960 to 1997.
  • Christmas at Standard Triumph - As Christmas approaches we’d like to compile details about the Christmases at the Standard Triumph range of factories.
  • Schedule Control - Outside the New Assembly Hall, Canley, are the personnel of Schedule Control — happily looking forward to working on big orders for our new models !
  • Jack Curl – Spares Production Control - JACK CURL 66 , a progress chaser in Spares Production Control, Canley, retired after 35 years’ service.
  • New Assembly Hall – Computer Room - This photo is the computer room in the New Assembly Hall.
  • Water Test - Part of the new Assembly Hall (nicknamed the Rocket Range due to the new speed of production) a water test facility was installed.
  • Norman Evans – Emissions - Norman Evans retirement presentation.
  • Banner Lane – Massey Ferguson - Banner Lane was the site of a wartime shadow factory in Coventry run by the Standard Motor Company and dedicated to making Bristol Hercules aero engines.
  • R H Pitt – Chief Fire Officer - R. H. PITT, Chief Fire Officer of The Standard Motor Co. Ltd., retired from the Company on 1st December, 1948, after nearly forty years service.

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