Did 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.
List of Names (Surnames First)
Submit a name
To add a name, click on the ‘Submit a Name’ link above.
Please add the surname first. Use the format: Smith, John 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or post a name directly on the ‘submit name’ link.
December 2018 Update:
The archive has now over 2,500 name entries and with
464 articles on the site. During May, 2018 we reached 100,000 website hits. Take a look at the Latest News posts to see the articles.
Thank you for all the submissions in the database. In addition some people have articles, info, memories and photos. We’ll show everything, that comes in, at some point soon, please bear with us. We still need more… Email your stories today!
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This website was launched February 1, 2017.
NEW: Recognise Anyone? A selection of people we need your help identifying. CLICK HERE
- Chris Edwards – Pollution Chemist - Chris Edwards (29), an assistant pollution chemist at Fletch North, left Coventry to join Leyland Australia as a chemist.
- Ron Benfield and Bill Timms - I recently received my addition of the Triumph Herald book thank you. I am also interested in a photograph appearing on the “Submit Your Memories” slip that accompanied the book.
- The Last TE20 - Workers at Massey Ferguson celebrate the 517,651st and last TE 20 tractor to roll off the assembly line at Banner Lane, Coventry. Circa June 1956.
- Bernard Spittle – Planning Department - Bernard Frank Spittle – Chief Planning Engineer, Australia.
- Field Marshal the Viscount Montgomery, KG, GCB, DSO - On Saturday, October 4th, a very warm welcome home was given to the employees of The Standard Motor Company Ltd., who have returned from service with the forces. The event, “A Welcome Home Party,” was held at the Company’s Banner Lane Canteen.
- Factory Photo – Unknown Date - This grainy photograph sees Ivy Cottage at the very centre of the photo and the original dispatch area for finished vehicles to the left.
- Body Shells - This photo shows finished body shells for the Stag and TR6.
- The Standard Pub - “Held up as the best,” says the famous Atkinson’s advertisement. And no exception is “The Standard,” the new Atkinson’s public house at Eastern Green, just down the road from Standard’s Banner Lane factory on the outskirts of Coventry.
- My Standard Memories by Alan Evans Pt2 - The Canley and Fletchamstead areas were very busy every working day with thousands of people travelling to work at the Standard or other factories in the area.
- My Standard Memories by Alan Evans Pt1 - I was born in Oldfield Road, Chapelfields in 1942. Many of the men who lived in our road worked at the Standard as it was only a short walk across Hearsall Common to the Canley factory.
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