Jaguar & Daimler - Radford, Coventry, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Superted
N 52° 25.266 W 001° 30.869
30U E 601018 N 5808913
Quick Description: This is the site of the former Jaguar engine plant and before that the Daimler works that manufactured cars but also busses and military vehicles.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 1/29/2010 1:28:57 PM
Waymark Code: WM84YX
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
Views: 2

Long Description:
The Daimler Motor Company was a British motor vehicle manufacturing company, founded in 1896, and based in Coventry. The company became a subsidiary of BSA in 1910. The Daimler works here in Radord was built shortly before World War I. The factory was greatly extended during and after World War I to incorporate entrances on both Sandy Lane and Middlemarch Road.

After a merger in 1960, the factory also became home to Jaguar, who remained there till production ceased in the mid-1990s.
Product manufactured here: Jaguars, Daimlers

Address:
Daimler Green
Coventry, United Kingdom
CV6 3LB


Web Page: [Web Link]

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Superted visited Jaguar & Daimler - Radford, Coventry, UK 1/6/2014 Superted visited it