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Note: This is a sub-section of 1953 Who's Who in the Motor Industry
Nantwich Motor & Engineering Co. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Pillory Street, Nantwich, Cheshire. Telephone: 5342. Directors: S. Haines. G. Bull . R. W. Hill. D. Lawton (General Manager).
National Benzole Company Limited. Distributors, etc., of Motor Spirit. Wellington House, Buckingham Gate, Telephone: Whitehall 7812. "Nabenzo, Sowest," London. Directors: Albert Hittinger (Chairman). G. A. Hebden (Deputy Chairman). H. H. Bates (Managing). Col. W. M. Carr, C.B.E. E. Crowther. E. L. Ford. Lt.-Col. P. J. Benton Jones, O.B.E. Sir Herbert Merritt. S. N. Turner. Basil Sadler. H. E. Sugden. Sir William McGilvray, C.B.E. T. A. McKenna. M. Milne-Watson. J. M. Mitchell. C. A. Murray. Sir Richard Pease, Bt. M. H. Rollason. L. Shuttleworth. Col. H. C. Smith, C.B.E., D.L. R. C. Todhunter. Sir Harold West. Secretory: J. H. Rayman.
National Employers' Mutual General Insurance Association Ltd. Undertakes Motor and other Insurance. Telephone: Avenue 244o. T A.: Ern plom ut ua Aid."I .0 ndon Directors: R. A. Kirby (Chairman). L. E. Parsons (Managing). Col. Stanley Bell, O.B.E., J.P. D. D. Goldingham. H. W. Reynolds, F.F.S. (Eng.). Frank Slater, J.P. Lord Windlesham. General Managers: A. S. Wilson, F.C.I.I. C. A. Rowland, M.B.E Secretary: S. G. Mobsby. 139
Alfred E. Neale & Son Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Austin House, London Road, Hertford. Telephone: 2561/2. Directors: A. E. Neale (Governing). S. C. T. E. Neale (General Manager). Mrs. P. L. Neale.
Neath Garage Transport & Haulage Co. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. The Croft, Neath, Glam. Telephone: 16o. Directors: Glyn Stephens, J.P. Rees Stephens. D. M. Douglas Stephens. Mrs. J. E. Evans. W. E. Williams (General Manager and Secretary).
Nethergate Garage Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 154, Nethergate, Dundee, Angus. Telephone: 300314. Director: James P. Hendry (Managing). Managers: A. D. Suttie (Sales). A. J. Kennedy (Service). Secretary: John A. Stuart.
G. E. Neville & Son Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists; Goods and Utility Body Builders. Nottingham Road, Mansfield, Notts. Telephone: 362. Chairman: G. E. Neville, Senior. Directors: Geo. E. Neville,Junior (Managing). A. Lineker (Saes Manager). W. E. Shepherdson (Works Manager).
New Cross Car Mart Ltd. Car Stockists. 71, Lewisham Way, London, S.E.14. Telephone: Tideway 2908. Directors: A. P. Ball. N. Ball. General Manager: K. M. Horwood.
A. P. Newall & Co. Ltd. Manufacturers of Bolts, Nuts and Repetition parts. Woodside Engineering Works, Possilpark, Glasgow, N. Telephone: Possil 8232. Directors: A. P. Newall (Managing). C. Reid. Mrs. M. I. Newall (Chairman).
S. H. Newsome and Company Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Corporation Street, Coventry. Telephone: 5061. Directors: S. H. Newsome, J.P. M.I.M.I. (Chairman and Managing). J. S. Knight, M.I.M.I. (General Manager).
Newton Baker Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 36, Western Road, Leicester. Telephone: 65728. Showrooms: 4o-44, Baunstone Gate, Leicester. Telephone: 21569. Directors: Newton P. Baker (General Manager). M. A. Baker. Secretary: R. Brown.
Newton & Bennett Limited. Hydraulic Manufacturers associated with Commercial and Motor Trade. Valetta Road, Acton, London, W.3. Telephone: Shepherds Bush 3443. Directors: Noel B. Newton. Kathleen B. Jessop. Managers: George G. Spearing (General). G. Penfold. J. H. Naden (Sales). Buyer: N. Daniels. Chief Engineer: J. Rodway.
L. H. Newton & Company Limited. Accessory and Component Manufacturers. Nechells, Birmingham 7. Telephone: East 5555. "Boltanut," Birmingham. Also at 28, Westminster Palace Gardens, Victoria Street, London, S.W.x. Telephone: Abbey t880. Directors: H. A. Tippetts (Chairman and Joint Managing). S. A. Tippets (Joint Managing). Managers: B. C. Jenkins (General Works). J. A. Humpidge (General Sales). Chief Engineer: R. E. Edwards.
Nias (1935) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Herborough House, Newbury, Berks. Telephone: Imo. Director: Denys Noel Pratten, M.I.M.I. (Managing). General Manager: R. C. James, M.I.M.I.
F. Nicholson Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. High Road, Chilwell. Telephone: Beeston 5435o. Directors: A. F. J. Nicholson (Managing). I. L. A. Nicholson.
Nicholson Motors Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 572, Dorchester Road, Weymouth, Dorset. Telephone: 9o. Directors: Guy Toone. J. M. C. Toone. Service Manager: P. J. Stuttard. Secretary: W. E. Bristow.
Norris Henty & Gardners Ltd. Manufacturers of Internal Combustion Engines, etc. Barton Hall Engine Works, Patricroft, Near Manchester. Telephone: Eccles 2201. Controlled by L. Gardner & Sons Ltd.
North British Rubber Co. Ltd., The Manufacturers of Giant, Car and Motor Cycle Tyres and Tubes. Head Office: Castle Mills, Edinburgh. Telephone: Fountainbridge 7351/5. T/A.: "Weba," Edinburgh. Tyre Sales Office: Birch House, Birch Street, Wolverhampton. London Office: 204-208, Tottenham Court Road, London, W.r. Directors: G. R. McNear, U.S.A. (Managing). L. C. Boos, U.S.A. W. H. Cobb, U.S.A. J. L. Cornfoot, (Secretary). D. H. Gordon (Production). Alexander Johnston, J.P. Elmer Roberts, U.S.A. I-Iugh Rose, C.A. Sir William Wallace, C.B.E. Managers: W. H. Binns (Tyre Sales). T. W. W. Davie (Advertising).
North Central Wagon and Finance Co. Ltd. Car Hire-Purchase Financiers. Also own all shares of Consumer Credit Ltd., Southern Counties Car Finance Corpn. Ltd. 120, Moorgate, Rotherham, Yorks. Telephone: Rotherham 2201. T/A.: "Norcenco," Rotherham. Directors: E. D. Taylor, F.C.A. (Chairtnan). F. E. Bovill. F. P. Coates, F.C.A. P. C. Greeves, J.P. W. F. Peet, F.C.I.S. W. C. Thorne, O.B.E. Sir Giles C. McE. Guthrie, Bt., O.B.E., D.S.C. A. M. Foster, A.C.I.S. Secretary: R. J. Ramsden, F.C.I.S.
North Eastern Credit Facilities Ltd. Hire Purchase Operators. Trunk Road, Rcdcar, Yorks. Telephone: 1401/4. Directors: Gerald W. Fleming (Managing). Mrs. F. A. Fleming. James Fleming. John R. Cook (General Manager).
North Promenade Garage & Engineering Co. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 176, Promenade, Blackpool, Lancs. Telephone: 20181. Directors: S. Johnson (Managing). A. Blood.
North Road Garages (Great Ponton) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Great Ponton, Grantham. Telephone: Great Ponton 251 '2. And Newton Street, Grantham. Telephone: 130. Directors: L. W. R. Morley, F.I.M.T. (Managing). Mrs. A. Morley. Mrs. I. E. Longhorn. Managers: H. Weston (Service). A. W. Edinboro (Sales and Secretary).
North Street Motors Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. North Street, Cheltenham Spa. Telephone: 4933. Directors: Percival J. Stevens. George Stevens. Managers: John Chesters, M.I.M.I. (General). George H. Chesters, A.M.I.M.I. (Service).
North Worcester Garages (Stourbridge) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Oldswinford, Stourbridge. Telephone: 5242. Directors: James Donald Barnes (Managing). M. E. Barnes. F. S. Barnes.
Northampton Motor Services Ltd. Car Stockists. Pike Lane, Marefair, Northampton. Telephone: 2826. Directors: W. T. Grose, A.M.I.Mech.E., M.I.B.C.M. F. J. Grose. Miss K. S. Grose.
Nortons (Cardiff) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Penarth Road, Cardiff. Telephone: 2537/8. Directors: S. G. Davies, F.C.W.A., F.I.M.I. (Chairman and Managing). G. E. Davies, M.I.M.I. Lt.-Col. A. Braithwaite. F. W. E. Morgan, J.P., F.S.A.A. H. J. Sier, F.S.A.A. Managers: W. E. Jones, M.I.M.I. (Works). M. F. Hughes (Sales). J. W. Hughes (Wholesale).
Norwich Motor Co. Ltd. Automobile Engineers and Distributors. 118-12o, Prince of \Vales Road, Norwich. Telephone: 24214/6. Directors: C. H. W. Page, M.A., M.D., F.S.A. (Chairman). F. H. Olorenshaw, F.I.M.I. (Managing). Mrs. E. Olorenshaw (Secretary). Managers: E. H. Batley, A.M.I.M.I. (Office). R. W. Huntington (Works). V. Green (Parts). John Olorenshaw (General).
Novomobiles (1932) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Dinsdale Road, Sandyford, Newcastle- Telephone: 21975 and 20417. on-Tyne 2. Directors: Dr. James Hudson, M.D. (Chairman). Col. W. Morrison Spires, T.D., M.I.M.I. N. Mitchell. Assistant Manager: P. Morrison Spires.
The Nuffield Organization. Proprietors: Morris Motors Limited. Directors: Viscount Nuffield, G.B.E., F.R.S., M.A., D.C.L., LL.D. (Chairman). R. F. Hanks, M.I.Mech.E. (Vice-Chairman). G. E. Dono (Sheet Metal Division). D. Harrison (Sales and Service, Home and Overseas). W. Hobbs (Secretary). A. E. Keen (Ancillary Service). H. C. R. Mullens (Exports). A. V. Oak (Chief Engineer). S. V. Smith (Assembly Division).
The Nuffield Organization (Continued). For details of individual Companies sec also under: M.G. Car Co. Ltd. Morris Commercial Cars Ltd. Morris Motors Ltd. Morris Motors Ltd. (Bodies Branch). Morris Motors Ltd. (Engines Branch). Morris Motors Ltd. (Radiators Branch). Morris Motors Ltd. (Tractor and Transmissions Branch). Nuffield Exports Ltd. Nuffield Metal Products Ltd. Nuffield Organization Publications Department. Nuffield Press Ltd. Nuffield Tools & Gauges Ltd. Riley Motors Ltd. S.U. Carburetter Co. Ltd. Wolseley Motors Ltd.
Nuffield Exports Ltd. Exporters of Nuffield Products. Cowley, Oxford. Telephone: Oxford 77733. "Morex, Oxford. Directors: See Nuffield Organization. General Manager: J. W. Malone. Sales Director•: D. Harrison. General Sales Manager: G. C. Tuck. Service Executive: G. King. Advertising Executive: R. A. Bishop. Secretary and Director: W. Hobbs.
Nuffield Metal Products Ltd. Makers of Pressings, etc. Telephone: Birmingham East 1591. Washwood Heath, Birmingham 8. Directors: Sec Nuffield Organization. "Morpress," Birmingham. General Manager: L. J. Tolley. Production Executive: R. Hall. Secretary and Director•: W. Hobbs.
Nuffield Organization Publications Department. Publishers of "Motoring." Cowley, Oxford. Telephone: Oxford 77777. General Manager: R. A. Bishop. Managing Editor: Geoffrey Ashton.
Nuffield Press Ltd. Printers. Telephone: Oxford 77777. Cowley, Oxford. Directors: See Nuffield Organization. T/A.: "Nuffrcss," Oxford. General Manager: J. P. D. Hewat. Secretary and Director: W. Hobbs.
Nuffield Tools and Gauges Ltd. Manufacturers of Tools and Gauges. Telephone: 4158. Mile Lane, Coventry. Directors: See Nuffield Organization. 7724.: "Nufftools," Coventry. General Manager: J. A. Richardson. Production Executive: C. Harding. Secretary and Director: W. Hobbs.
H. E. Nunn & Company Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 282, Bury New Road, Manchester 7. Telephone: Broughton 2201. Directors: S. J. Harris. R. S. Dyball. L. Kostoris. J. Messenger, A.C.A. (General Manager).
Nuway Manufacturing Co. Ltd. Manufacturers of Car Mats, Industrial Mats, etc., in fibred-rubber links and Rubber Packing for Motor and Engineering Industry. Endurance Works, Coalport, Shropshire. Telephone: Ironbridge 2132. Directors: Lt.-Col. R. Vernon C. Brook, O.B.E., M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.E.E., M.I.E.I. (Managing). J. M. T. Brook (General Manager and Secretary). R. M. B. Smith.