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List of Names (Surnames First)

There are currently 144 Ex-employees in this directory beginning with the letter J.
Jackman, Bernard
Managing Director of Rover Triumph, 1973-1975
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Jackson, Alf
Foreman (at least) 27 years service in 1972 Forward Radiator, Bordesley Green later Triumph Motors More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jackson, Arthur William Richard
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1892 Place of Birth: Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jackson, Brian

Jackson, Charles Hugh Bainbridge
Secretary of Coventry Works Benevolent Fund from 1936 to 1949. d. 1972 aged 91.
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jackson, Charlie
Final Finish. 28 years Ex Royal Engineer aged 84 in 1968
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jackson, H.H
c1954
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jackson, James William
Material Handler. 33 years service. d. July 14, 1972
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jackson, John Leslie
Fitter at Canley Service 1948-1972
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jackson, Ken
Shipping Office, Fletch South c1963-1980 More
Submitted by: Maxine Smyth

Jackson, Loz
Submitted by: Ian Jones

Jackson, Matthew Henry
19 years service. Maintenance Engineer Retired 1960 Pensioner. Died July 31, 1962 aged 71
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jackson, Nellie
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1902 Place of Birth: Weymouth, Dorset, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jackson, R S
Production Control
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Jackson, Ray
Field Service Engineer c1961/62 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jackson, Raymond
Crank Grinder - Canley 1945 - 1971
Submitted by: Gloria Lee

Jackson, Sheila
Costs Department c1969-1970 More
Submitted by: Annemarie Mabbs (nee Mckenna)

Jacques, Bill
Tool & Cutter Grinding Department c1960-1980 More
Submitted by: Derek Makepeace

Jagger, Barry
I did my apprenticeship there 1973- 1977. The guys who ran the training school were: Barry Jagger, Paul Green, Jack Selby and Cliff Johnson.
Submitted by: Steve Matthews

James, Albert
66 men were killed serving in the Great War and their names are inscribed on the memorial stone by the promenade at London Road Cemetery. Inscription: Erected in loving memory of our comrades who gave their lives for liberty in the Great War 1914-1918 by the staff and employees of the Triumph and Gloria companies. 'He was a man and nothing that effected the human race was foreign to him.' More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

James, George
c1929
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

James, J
Spares Dept c1962
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

James, J W
Ref 1952. Civil Defence Unit More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

James, Jimmy
Process Planning Section
Submitted by: Malcolm Dunn

James, Joan
Secretary Maintenance Fletch South
Submitted by: Alwyne Bates

James, Norman
Standard Triumph Film and Photographic dept. Photographic and Film Unit More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works

James, Tim
1979 I worked on the Triumph Spitfire line at Canley
Submitted by: Tim James

James, Vincent John.
My father who died in 1984 was born in Bargoed in South Wales in January 1918 and left school at 16 with a matriculation (1934). Like many very young men from South Wales at the time left Wales to find work. He came to stay in Coventry and after finding casual work then manged to get an apprenticeship as Tool Maker at Standard Triumph. Dad did not start his apprenticeship at 16 but I don’t know how long he was doing causal work before he got the apprenticeship. He told us In the summer of ‘39 he was doing war work which we probably wrongly assumed was to do with military vehicles. Dad told us as soon as his apprenticeship was served he was made a Reserved Occupation category worker and ‘posted’ to work for the Ministry of Aircraft Production. Dad later got posted, I don’t think he had any say in it, to various places around the UK as an inspector of munitions (Ministry of Munitions?). Dad went on to train as draftsman, we think post war given the munitions related roles, and worked as a design draughtsman till his retirement.
Submitted by: Mark James

James, Walter
Nickname Nobby my dad worked at the Standard and the Morris
Submitted by: Sandra James

James, Walter (Nobby)
Nobby aka Walter James
Submitted by: Sandra James

Jameson, Alaister
Submitted by: Geoff Smith

Jamieson, Bob
A fitter in No.7 Shop. Started in 1959 retired from Gaydon in 2001. 42 years. More
Submitted by: Bob Jamieson

Jaques, Malc
My dad Malc Jaques worked there
Submitted by: Julie Tutchener

Jardine, Charlie (Chum)
My dad Charlie Jardine (Chum) worked on Inspection in late 60s and 70s until the factory closed then moved to Rover, Solihull.
Submitted by: Chris Jardine

Jardine, Pete
Submitted by: Martin Cox

Jarret, Don
Electrical Team Ref: 1986 More

Jarvis, William (Bill)
Maintenance supervisor, manager at Radford and later Canley.
Submitted by: Roger Jarvis

Jeanes, DavidSubmitted by: Alan Goodwin

Jeavons, Graham
Apprentice 1976-1980 then Drawing Office.
Submitted by: Samra Gurch

Jeffcoate, CecilSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Jeffcoatt, Arthur (Paddy)
Chargehand, Engine Assembly, 1929 More Ref. 1952 Chief Instructor. Civil Defence Unit More Chairman of the Tennis Club 1938 Seen Here in 1948 Tennis
Submitted by: Cliff Jones

Jefferies, Dale
Electrical Team Ref: 1986 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jefferies, Sean
Allesley
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jefferson, A
Foreman, Trim, c1972 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jefferson, Alec C
Work on DUD Line final finish from 1962 to 1980
Submitted by: Alec c Jefferson

Jefferson, Alex H
Herald trim & finish 21 shop inspection foreman 1958 to the end !!
Submitted by: Alec C Jefferson

Jeffery, John Herbert
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1886 Place of Birth: Huddersfield, Yorkshire, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jeffries, George
c1929
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Jeffs, Arthur
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1898 Place of Birth: Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jeffs, J C
Spares Production Executive
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Jeffs, Leonard
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1903 Place of Birth: Birmingham, Warwickshire, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jenkins, Bleddyn
I was an apprentice engineering draughtsman at Triumph from 1965-1970; worked on Engine design team More
Submitted by: Bleddyn Jenkins

Jenkins, Christopher
Service Department More
Submitted by: John Macartney

Jenkins, Dan
Works Engineer Triumph Birmingham, Forward Radiator
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jenkins, Gath
Paint Trim and Assembly Planning Section c1972 Member of the Standard Rugby Team 1948 More
Submitted by: Malcolm Dunn

Jenkins, R
Member of the Standard Rugby Team 1948 Photo
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jenkins, R H
Warranty Executive, Allesley c1972 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jenkins, Ralph
Finisher on No. 1 Line, New Assembly Hall. 15 years service. More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jenkins, Ray
Technical Executive at Service Depot, Allesley.
Submitted by: Rose Blake

Jenner, AlanSubmitted by: Rob Jenner

Jennings, ArthurSubmitted by: Robert Jennings

Jennings, Edward
Fork lift driver Spares Dept Maintenance Dept Fletch South c 1971-80
Submitted by: Alwyne Bates

Jennings, Fred
Rear axle inspector: I worked at Standard Triumph for 40 years, 27 of which were at the Capmartin Road site. At 16, I started doing my apprenticeship with Standard, working on the Vanguard, but then moved to Radford with the factory. I built the very first Herald through to the very last, only leaving when the plant closed in 1986. It was my job to make sure that nothing got through that wasn't perfect. I remember one car I owned where everything had to be replaced, except for the rear axle, that was the only thing that hadn't been changed!
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Jennings, Jack
Rocket Range
Submitted by: John D\'Arcy

Jennings, John (Jack)Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Jenns, Harold
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1887 Place of Birth: Worcestershire, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jerrams, Richard (Dick)
Sales conversion from approx 1970 to closure in 82
Submitted by: David Trivett

Jilks, Bill
Paint Shop, Tile Hill 15 Years Service 1958
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Johns, A E
Factory Manager, Tile Hill Ref: 1973 Ref: 1972 Photo
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Johns, Alex
Employee Car Sales Manager (Based in Ivy Cottage, on the first floor) 1979
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Johns, Sandra
Schedule Control, New Assembly Hall, c1966 Johnson, A C A
Toolroom executive c1969 More Superintendent, Toolroom, 1973
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Johnson, Alan
Alan Johnson worked there until the late 70s. Sadly deceased.
Submitted by: Sarah Carpenter

Johnson, Barbara
Telephonist Telephone Exchange (Canley) More
Submitted by: Barbara Johnson

Johnson, Bert
Fletch South Demonstration Dept. in the late 50's More
Submitted by: Colin Waugh

Johnson, Bob
Fitter in No.7 Shop c1968 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Johnson, Charlie
Tile Hill Body Inspection Department. Retired 1973 after long service More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Johnson, Cliff
I did my apprenticeship there 1973- 1977. The guys who ran the training school were: Barry Jagger, Paul Green, Jack Selby and Cliff Johnson.
Submitted by: Steve Matthews

Johnson, Eric
In the 1960s Eric worked in the Lab at Fletch North. He was heavily involved in the new gas chromatagraphy research for controlling exhaust emissions especially for the American market. More
Submitted by: David Mileham

Johnson, Frank
Foreman
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Johnson, Frederick Augustus
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1884 Place of Birth: Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Johnson, Gayl
Telephone Exchange 1959 (Maudsley Road) More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Johnson, George William
Storekeeper. Retired 1970 with 28 years service d. July 14, 1972 aged 74
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Johnson, Harry
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1887 Place of Birth: Manchester, Lancashire, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Johnson, Kathryn
Telephone Exchange, Canley More
Submitted by: STandard Triumph Works Archive

Johnson, Sidney
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1894 Place of Birth: Rushden, Northamptonshire, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Johnson, William
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1889 Place of Birth: West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Johnston, Andy
Assembly Shop. Tile Hill. "It was a lovely place to work. There was great camaraderie. They weren't just colleagues, they were all your mates. It was a marvellous place to work."
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Johnston, Muriel
Muriel Grimmett. Went on to become Coventry's first female funeral director. Grimmett & Timms until 1996 when the firm was sold but continued to work there until 2006. Muriel was born in Gulson Road hospital on April 30 1931 and in 1940 as a nine-year-old girl her terraced family home in Clay Lane, Ball Hill, was destroyed by a German Luftwaffe bomb as she slept in the air raid shelter at the bottom of the garden with her parents and sisters.
Submitted by: Christina Ceairns

Johnstone, Bob
Toolmaker c1968 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Joiner, Harry
Joined Inspection at Coventry during WW2 30 Years Service 1969 appointed Chief Inspector, Safety Standards d October 1972, aged 62
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Joiner, Roy
Experimental dept
Submitted by: Alwyne Bates

Jolly, Roy
I was transferred for Rover to Triumph as an apprentice when Rover Triumph were combined in about 1973. Myself and Roy Jolly were the first 2 to move between the companies. Roy was on the drawing board and went on to show great engineering expertise in engine design at Canley, Longbridge and BMW.
Submitted by: Alan Goodwin

Jones, A
Liverpool factory. Died after a long illness aged just 25. Leaves a widow and two children. His chief ambition was to see Liverpool FC at Wembley, he achieved that last season when he saw them play Arsenal.
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, Albert
Foreman, Trim Shop pre 1939 He was foreman in charge of the Car Trimming Department before the war and during the war Superintendent of the Mosquito Wing Assembly. Service: 32 Years Retired, May, 1948 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, Albert (2)
Albert Jones was many times the club champion before and after WWII More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, Albert Edwin
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1888 Place of Birth: Montgomeryshire, Wales
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, Arthur George
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1880 Place of Birth: Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, Basil Bougliton
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1886 Place of Birth: Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, Bernard
Chargehand Welding Shop More Jones, Bert
Spares. Retired 1961 24 Years Service
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, Bill
My dad worked there on nights for many years. Sadly he is no longer with us
Submitted by: Carol Wallen

Jones, Bob
Competition Department Jones, David
Fitter Herald trim & finish - amongst other places within the works Played rugby for Standard Triumph (Now David Seeley Jones)
Submitted by: David Seeley Jones

Jones, Dennis
Worked in the Cost Office from 1963 to 1968
Submitted by: Dennis Jones

Jones, Douglas
My father - Douglas Jones, was born and raised in Coventry and spent his working life involved in the car industry. More 1936/67 - 1938
Submitted by: Ian Jones

Jones, Edward Vincent
Machine Tool Setter, Radford. Many years broken service between 1932 and 1971
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, Ernest
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1888 Place of Birth: Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, Ernest Frederick
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1889 Place of Birth: Radnorshire, Wales
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, Ernie
Chassis design
Submitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Jones, Ernie
Apprentice 1962 Toolmaker More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, Esther
I did my apprenticeship there 1973- 1977. My girlfriends Mum, Esther Jones, ran the canteen at Canley (Torrington Avenue). Her husband Tom Jones was the paint shop manager at Fletchamstead Highway.
Submitted by: Steve Matthews

Jones, Frank
My dad worked there Frank Jones, 1970s I think it was, he also played for the bowls team xxx
Submitted by: Mandy Fellows

Jones, Frederick Edwin
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1874 Place of Birth: Newport, Monmouthshire, Wales
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, George
Gearbox Expert Fletch North More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, Harry
Trim, Final Finish
Submitted by: Mike Hales

Jones, Harry W
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1904 Place of Birth: Coventry, Warwickshire, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, J H
No. 2 Shop, Banner Lane c1952 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, John
My father John Jones, worked there as a tool setter charge hand. He was there from about 1962 till the day it closed down permanently.
Submitted by: Ann-Marie Staples

Jones, Johnny
Foreman, Barb Line in the Rocket Range c1960's
Submitted by: Ian Elmer

Jones, Keith (Taffy)
Apprentice c1969-72
Submitted by: Dave Smith

Jones, Ken
Production buyer in Fletch North
Submitted by: John Cremins

Jones, May
My Dad Stan Dunning, my Mum Mair Dunning, My Nan May Jones, my Sisters Linda Dunning,& Susan Dunning and Auntie & Uncle all worked there Wally Edgar & Jean Edgar 🙂
Submitted by: Amanda Jane Clarkson

Jones, Mick
c1956 Apprentice Played in goal for City A team was also a very able boxer.” (Submitted by Robert Stansfield) Mick played in goal for the City A team and was NABC boxing champion also turned out to be a half decent referee. (Submitted by Graham Walker)
Submitted by: Robert Stansfield

Jones, Olwen
Costs Department c1969-1970 More
Submitted by: Annemarie Mabbs (nee Mckenna)

Jones, Pete
Security Officer
Submitted by: Gary Daffron

Jones, Thomas Herbert
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: N/A Place of Birth:
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, TomSubmitted by: Triumph Works Archive

Jones, W M
Maintenance Foreman c1972 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones, Wal
Standard Rugby Football Club team member 1948 More Wal didn't work at Standard Triumph factory however we are pleased to include him in the archive with his association with the Rugby team. ED
Submitted by: Maureen Holmes

Jones, Wilf
My Dad Wilf Jones worked there for 30 years he was a maintenance foreman I believe on the rocket range.
Submitted by: John Jones

Jones, William Peter
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1904 Place of Birth: Foleshill, Warwickshire, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jones. Denise
Worked as a clerk in the Parts Department from 1970 to 1976. My colleagues included Marilyn Curran, Susan Cramp, Paul Waters, Roger Clarke, John Croft’s and Richard Morris. Our supervisor was Vic Sharp.
Submitted by: Denise Benger

Jones. Robert Kenneth, known as Ken
Was a toolmaker from the early 1950s to 1966 in the Tool Room.
Submitted by: Denise Benger

Jordan, George
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1871 Place of Birth: Leicestershire, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Jordan, Joseph
From 1921 Census. Year of Birth: 1885 Place of Birth: Leeds, Yorkshire, England
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Joy, Tony
Drawing Office More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Joyce, Clive
Security Officer
Submitted by: Gary Daffron

Joyce, Eddie
Apprentice More
Submitted by: Colin Waugh

Joynes, Bob
Process Planning Section. Also worked as a croupier in a casino in Coventry
Submitted by: Malcolm Dunn

Judd, Joe
Inspection at Banner Lane 1950’s
Submitted by: Robert Jackson

Judge, Barbara
Costs Department c1969-1970 More
Submitted by: Annemarie Mabbs (nee Mckenna)

Jukes, R
Radford Retired Feb/March 1979
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Julian, Henry
Field Service Engineer c1961/62 More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive


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On the first anniversary of the launch of this website archive we thought we'd write something about Alf Welch. Alf Read more
We like to see exterior factory photographs - it helps with identifying certain areas and our understanding of the site Read more
Two copies of Alan Jenner's Standard Triumph ID card.The right card is dated 18th July 1958, the left card is earlier Read more
Part of this project is to recognise many of the factory features that made up the Canley Standard Triumph site. Read more
Remarkably we may have 'found' the doors to the main entrance at Fletch South. They still exist! The first photo Read more
A series of photos with the Triumph Mayflower in production. Read more
A couple of photographs taken at a Standard vintage rally at Canley during the 1960's. The first photo shows a pre-war Standard. The Read more
My father John Jones, worked there as a tool setter charge hand. He was there from about 1962 till the Read more
Another group photo of a team of trim ladies from Mavis Langdon. Here are some of names: (Left to right). Read more
Following on from the Cost Office Part 1 (Part 2 to follow shortly), this little snippet has been found from Read more
Tom Neary , of Maintenance Department, Canley, was presented with a sum of money from the department when he retired Read more
I started work at Standard Triumph in the summer of 1971 working at the Tile Hill training school. I progressed Read more
A sad photo taken just prior to the demolition of Ivy Cottage. Dated 19th April 1995, it is fitting that Read more
Cliff was born on the 9th March 1932 to Arthur and Sylvia Frost. Cliff was the third of four children. Read more

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  • Alf Welch – Service Instructor in Market Promotion and Training - On the first anniversary of the launch of this website archive we thought we’d write something about Alf Welch.
  • Standard Triumph Exterior Photo 1959 - We like to see exterior factory photographs – it helps with identifying certain areas and our understanding of the site itself. Photos are quite rare – colour ones really rare. 
  • Alan Jenner - Two copies of Alan Jenner’s Standard Triumph ID card.
  • Surgery – or Computer Room? - Part of this project is to recognise many of the factory features that made up the Canley Standard Triumph site. We would like your help.
  • Fletch South - Remarkably we may have ‘found’ the doors to the main entrance at Fletch South. They still exist!
  • Mayflower - A series of photos with the Triumph Mayflower in production.
  • Vintage Standard Rally - A couple of photographs taken at a Standard vintage rally at Canley during the 1960’s.
  • John Jones - My father John Jones, worked there as a tool setter charge hand. He was there from about 1962 till the day it closed down permanently.
  • Mavis Langdon Standard Ladies Pt 4 - Another group photo of a team of trim ladies from Mavis Langdon.
  • Tony Gibbs – Cost Office - Following on from the Cost Office Part 1 (Part 2 to follow shortly), this little snippet has been found from 1979.
  • Tom Neary – Maintenance Department - Tom Neary , of Maintenance Department, Canley, was presented with a sum of money from the department when he retired after many years’ service. Mr. E. K. Wadsworth, Works Engineer, made the presentation.
  • Mark McCombie - I started work at Standard Triumph in the summer of 1971 working at the Tile Hill training school. I progressed to become a trimmer working at Canley and also at the Service Department at Allesley.
  • Ivy Cottage – Demolition - A sad photo taken just prior to the demolition of Ivy Cottage.
  • Cliff Frost - Cliff was born on the 9th March 1932 to Arthur and Sylvia Frost. Cliff was the third of four children. He had an elder brother called Arthur, but called Mick for his entire life, and an older sister Joan. A couple of years after Cliff had arrived the youngest of the siblings, Trevor was born.
  • 1950’s Wages Agreement - Directors from Standard Triumph and representatives from the Trade Union sign the new wages agreement.
  • Senior Executives - A good period photo from 1954 showing for senior Standard Triumph executives.
  • Thomas Joseph Mulrennan Pt 2 - A great series of photos featuring Thomas Joseph Mulrennan from Standard Triumph before emigrating to Australia.
  • Increased Sales 1936 - Period advert from November 1936
  • Garry Owen (Junior) - In the sixties the Standard Triumph apprentices would enter a float to all the local carnivals.
  • Costs Department Pt 1 - My name is Annemarie Mabbs was Annemarie Mckenna I started work on April 17th 1963 as a junior in the costs depart at Canley.
  • Recognise These Faces? - A remarkable set of colour factory photographs have emerged from 1959
  • Pubs: The Fletch - Located on the Fletchamstead Highway, The Fletch was immediately opposite the main Fletch South/North buildings. 
  • Standard Cinema - A period aerial photograph of the Standard Cinema from 1946.
  • Recognise This Face? - This photo was from early 1959 and often, Standard Triumph pulled a ‘model’ from one of the works departments. Do you recognise her?
  • Recognise These Faces? - This looks like the Competition Department – Can you recognise these people?
  • Recognise This Face? - Final Finish perhaps? Taken from a still from a period film in 1965. Do you recognise this lady?

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