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British Industrial History

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Spurling Motor Bodies

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Aircraft steps. Exhibit at the National Museum of Flight.

of Edgware Road, The Hyde, Hendon, London[1]

1922 Company founded.

1937 Public company.

1961 Motor body builders and engineers and manufacturers of airport steps, aircraft seating, interior decorating and sound proofing of aircraft. 1,165 employees. [2]

1964 Held a Vauxhall Motors franchise. Acquired by Bristol Street Motors[3]

Commercial vehicle bodywork

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Sources of Information

  1. FBI Register of British Manufacturers, 1954, Page 786
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  3. The Times Dec. 17, 1964