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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List of Names (Surnames First)

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Dunthorne, Alan
My Dad worked from 1960 to 1997 at Final Finish , Canley then Press Cars at Gaydon. He was also a Shop Steward. He thoroughly enjoyed his job and the people he worked with. He passed away in May 2016 after a long battle with Parkinsons.
Submitted by: Roger Dunthorne

Gow, Les
Conveyor of the NUVB based in the Herald assembly shop. After measured day rate was introduced believe he became a Foreman.
Submitted by: Garry Owen

Griffiths, Charles Raymond
Paint shop
Submitted by: Dean Griffiths

Peterkin, Frank
Body maker, Allesley More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive

Griffin, Pete
Mechanic, Allesley More
Submitted by: Standard Triumph Works Archive


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Please add the surname first.
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.
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,
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Frank Dalton
Frank Dalton, chargehand on the engine assembly line, has recently retired after — 45 years service with The Standard Motor Company Ltd.
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Frank Kennard – Stock Control Supervisor
Frank Kennard (65) well known as stock control supervisor for 20 years, retired after a total of 30 years with the
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Drawing Office
Two photos featuring Dennis Pettipher, sent in by son Dave. 
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Update:
The archive has now over 3,000 name entries and with 712 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

  • 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.
  • Frank Dalton - Frank Dalton, chargehand on the engine assembly line, has recently retired after — 45 years service with The Standard Motor Company Ltd.
  • Frank Kennard – Stock Control Supervisor - Frank Kennard (65) well known as stock control supervisor for 20 years, retired after a total of 30 years with the Company.
  • Drawing Office - Two photos featuring Dennis Pettipher, sent in by son Dave. 
  • Roll of Honour - Here we will add details of those named on the Standard Motors Roll of Honour. If you can help with details, a photo or any information we’d love to hear from you.
  • 47 years – but no name! - My interest in Standard cars goes back to my early and Birmingham. My father worked for the Standard Motor Company for 47 years, having started as a Fitter at Canley Works in 1922.
  • Roll of Honour – FOUND! - With Remembrance Day just around the corner, we put out an appeal for any details of the Standard Motor’s Roll of Honour, that could be seen in a photo dating back to the sixties.
  • By the Sweaters of Sabrina! - Triumph’s Sabrina engine was constructed for motorsport and was used in Le Mans for three consecutive years, first used in the TR3S, Le Mans car of 1959. However, it never finished the race.
  • Home Sales & Export Sales - The retirement was announced at the end of January (1950) of Mr. A. E. Wilson and Mr. G. J. Endicott.

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