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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. You may notice adverts on the site. You can help this site by clicking on them which supports the archive. Thank you.

List of Names (Surnames First)

Showing 5 most recent Ex-employees in this directory
Gauden, David
Worked there from 1971 - 1980. First four years as a trainee working in most departments around Canley, then the next five years on the Spitfire and Dolomite line in the Rocket Range( New Assembly Hall)
Submitted by: David Gauden

Sutton, Eddie
Worked on the Spitfire line in the Rocket Range fitting the radiators
Submitted by: David Gauden

Colclough, Dick
No 3 Machine Shop, Canley Retired January, 1959 after 33 years service.
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Flinn, Arthur (Albert)
No 1 Shop, Inspection, Canley 43 Years Service. Retired December, 1959
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Godden, C
Standard Male Voice Choir Conductor, 1958
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive


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MR D. R. PEARSON joined Standard Triumph in 1948 as an apprentice draughtsman at Coventry. After completing his apprenticeship Mr
Les Smith, retired from Press Shop, Canley, after 30 years' service at Canley works. Les started with the Company at
Joe Allmark (68) retired from Engine Stores (Canley) after long service.Charlie Taylor, Foreman, Engine Stores, presented a sum of money
Fabulous, albeit a little grainy, photographs dating from 1934 showing the new building at Canley.  
Telephone exchange staff from 1959 Phillips, Muriel Radford Garrett, Pauline Radford Hodgson, Audrey Banner Lane Baxter, Julie Banner Lane Hartup,

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  • D R Pearson - MR D. R. PEARSON joined Standard Triumph in 1948 as an apprentice draughtsman at Coventry. After completing his apprenticeship Mr Pearson did two years national service in the Royal Air Force, and re-joined the Company afterwards in Aero Planning Department, at Coventry.
  • Les Smith – Press Shop - Les Smith, retired from Press Shop, Canley, after 30 years’ service at Canley works.
  • Joe Allmark – Engine Stores - Joe Allmark (68) retired from Engine Stores (Canley) after long service.
  • Canley New Buildings 1934 - Fabulous, albeit a little grainy, photographs dating from 1934 showing the new building at Canley.
  • Telephone Exchange - Telephone exchange staff from 1959
  • Engineering Development Department – Updated - Malcolm Whittaker has sent this photo, taken in the Engineering Development Department. It was Brian Anderson’s leaving do, circa 1978*.
  • Factory Correspondence - We love to see paperwork relating to the factory and we are constantly amazed that it has survived over the years.
  • Jack Gowland – Storekeeper - Jack Gowland Storekeeper in Tool Control, Fletch South.
  • Canley – Rover - Two late photographs from Canley sent in by Melvyn Cox.
  • Reg Phillips – Stock Audit - Reg Phillips (65), retired from Stock Audit, Canley, after 10 years’ service.

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