Alick Dick

Alick Sydney Dick, seen here in January 1961, as the Managing Director of the Standard Motor Co.

Alick Dick
Alick Dick

Archive:
28 November 1960
The “wonder boy” of Britain’s car industry , Mr Alick Dick, has reached the top job in the Standard – Triumph International Company. For Mr Dick, now Managing Director, is to become Managing Director and Chairman , says the company’s annual report.

Who’s Who entry, 1959
DICK, Alick Sydney Managing Director, The Standard Motor Co., Ltd., since 1954. b: June 20, 1916, Massingham, Norfolk. Educ: Chichester High School and Dean Close, Cheltenham. Joined Standard Motor Co., Ltd., as an apprentice in 1934; is now a Director of the following companies: Standard Motor Co., Ltd., Beans Industries, Ltd., Triumph Motor Co. (1954), Ltd., Australian Motor Industries, Ltd., Australia, Standard Motor Co. (Canada), Ltd., Standard Co. (Eire), Ltd., Societe Standard-Hotchkiss, Standard Motor Products of India, Ltd., Standard Motor Co, (New Zealand), Ltd., Standard Motor Co. (South Africa), Ltd., Standard-Triumph Motor Co., Inc., Berkeley Square House Garage, Ltd. Recreations: tennis, sailing. Add.: The Standard Motor Co., Ltd., Banner Lane, Coventry, Warwickshire. T.: Coventry 65211; Gnd The Old Farm House, Hill Wootton, Warwicks.

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Coventry Car Day 9th September, 2017

Coventry Car Day 9th September, 2017
Coventry Car Day 9th September, 2017

Share your stories with us from Standard Triumph – at the Coventry Car and Motorcycle Day

Saturday 9th September, 2017
As part of the UK-Wide Heritage Open WeekendVehicles from Coventry’s finest factories built by Coventry’s finest generation will be assembling at Coombe Abbey Country Park and leaving (at 9.15am) to drive into Coventry City Centre for a day-long celebration of the City’s Motoring Heritage.

Cars from the Standard Triumph factory, along with all the other Coventry factories, will be on display in Broadgate and Millennium Place, Coventry from 10am and we’d like to invite ex-employees from Standard Triumph to visit us to share stories for our online database, www.standardtriumphworks.co.uk.
We’d love to see you – Can you help us?
From Foreman to Fork-Lift Truck Driver we are looking to document EVERY employee, from the very start to the very end of the Standard Triumph works, with a brand new online archive. Ex-workers, families and friends can get involved on Saturday 9th September and share any memories, filling in details on the day.

Coventry Car Day – Saturday 9th September, 2017

Early Notice: A Date for Your Diary

Heritage Open Weekend, where cultural venues right across the country will be open to the public including places and buildings that usually are closed to the public including venues in Coventry.
Coventry Car Day
Coventry Car Day

This Standard Triumph Works Archive is looking to be part of this special event in the centre of Coventry on Saturday, 9th September. A display of Standard and Triumph cars complete with books ex-workers can meet up, sign and fill in any details we can then add to this website.

The cars will meet at Coombe Abbey and leave at 9:15am to drive into the centre of Coventry. Cars will be on display in both Broadgate and Millenium Square.

Coventry Car Day
Coventry Car Day

More details to follow.