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.
To add a name, click on the ‘Submit a Name’ link below.
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!
PLEASE NOTE: By using the ‘submit name’ element on the site we DO NOT get any record of you or your email and sometimes we’d love to get in touch with you, but we can’t! Please either drop your email details on the entry (don’t worry we won’t publish that) or a separate email to say ‘hello’.
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June 2018 Update:
After a great effort over the past eight months – with a new article added every single day, the archive has now over 2,280 name entries and with over 392 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
- Rebuilding – 1947, Pt 2 - To meet the demand for Standard Cars, an intensive reconstruction programme is being carried out in certain departments throughout the Standard factories.
- Rebuilding – 1947, Pt 1 - To meet the demand for Standard Cars, an intensive reconstruction programme is being carried out in certain departments throughout the Standard factories.
- Ralph Jenkins – Finisher - Ralph Jenkins (72), a finisher on No. 1 Line, New Assembly Hall, retired recently after 15 years’ service.
- Harry Hollis – Final Grind Section - Harry Hollis (66) a grinder on the Final Grind Section, Radford, retired recently after 32 years’ service.
- Maria Bloxham – Supply Section - Miss Maria Bloxham, shorthand typist in Supply section of Spares Division, Fletch. South, for three years, was married at All Souls’ Church, Coventry.
- Colour Canley – 1982 - From the archive of Leon Guyot, a good friend, here is a colour photograph taken at the Canley, Fletch South, works.
- Canley Halt Pt2 - Two more photos of Canley Halt – this time with the Canley, Fletch South works in the background.
- Canley Halt - Canley Halt was opened for passengers on 30th September 1940, primarily to serve the nearby Standard Motor Company’s Works. The crossing had previously been known as Canley Gates from its inception when the London & Birmingham Railway first provided a gate keeper’s house in 1838 to man the gates.
- Spares and Service Dept 1950 - Seventy members of the de-partment attended the Annual Party held in Fletchamstead Dining Room on the 15th December. 1950.
- Recreation Club Committee - The Recreation Club Committee, 1949.
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