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Note: This is a sub-section of 1953 Who's Who in the Motor Industry
O. D. Cars Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Telephone: 76212. Dunmore, Antrim Road, Belfast. Directors: J. A. McKee. E. H. Williams. N. Booth. I. F. Heyn. R. A. McKee. J. L. McKee. Workshop Manager: E. Thompson.
Oak Lane Garage Ltd. Car Stockists. Telephone: 43284. Oak Lane, Bradford, Yorks. Directors: E. Fearnley (General Manager). F. A. Rhodes.
Oldbury's Garage. Vehicle Repairers. Telephone: 2646. Proprietor: Cecil Oldbury, M.I.M.E. Bread Street, Penzance. General Manager: M. Tregear. Secretary: V. Wilkes.
Oldham & Son, Ltd. Manufacturers of electrical equipment, etc. Telephone: Denton 2431. Directors: John Oldham, O.B.E., J.P. (Chairman). George Oldham (Joint Managing). Hyde Road, Denton, Manchester. E. C. Oldham (Joint Managing). E. R. Altree. Col. Stanley Bell, O.B.E., J.P. S. J. Wrigglesworth (General Manager). J. J. Hammond. W. E. Platt. Secretary: John Flatley.
Oliver & Rush Ltd. Car Stockists. Telephone: 162o. Little Mount Sion, Tunbridge Wells. Directors: Guy B. Rush, A.M.I.Mech.E. (General Manager). Raymond Oliver, A.M.I.E.E.
S. Ollerhead. Car Stockist. 153-x57, Old Chester Road, Bebbington, Cheshire. Telephone: Rock Ferry 166o. Proprietor: S. Ollerhead (General Manager).
Olswangs Garage Ltd. Car Stockists. 9-1o, Bedford Street, Sunderland. Telephone: 56655. Directors: Harold Olswang, M.I.M.I. (Managing). Rhoda Olswang.
Omes Ltd. Forgemasters. Beverley Works, Barnes, London, S.W.13. Telephone: Prospect 2291. "Omesheatly", Put. London. Directors: J. N. Gresham, M.I.Mech.E. (Chairman). A. G. Benstead, M.I.Mech.E. (Managing). A. S. Fisher, LL.B., B.Sc.(Econ.). Dr. R. Genders, M.B.E., D.Met., F.R.I.C. S. Rothman. S. C. Clifton, A.S.A.A. (Secretary). A. L. Waugh (Sales).
Orcene Company Limited. Transport Service Equipment Manufacturers. Victoria Street, Warwick. Telephone: 301. Directors: F. Marcus Sutcliffe. G. C. Wood. J. Rickinson. General Manager: E. J. Freeman.
E. H. Organ & Sons Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 2421254, Banbury Road, Oxford. Telephone: 59613/4. Directors:I Dennis A. Organ (Governing). K. G. Owens. A. V. Merrett.
Ormond Garage. Car Stockists. 16-17, Pearse Street, Nenagh, Co. Tipperary. Telephone: II. Proprietor: Francis William Cassidy (General Manager).
George Osborne Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Telephone: Brixton 2087. Herne Hill Road, Herne Hill, London, S.E.24. Directors: G. Osborne (General Manager). A. E. Osborne. Managers: L. H. Baily (Works). W. Tyrrell (Assistant Works). Secretary: R. S. Ware-Lane.
Osborne Garage. Car Stockists. Osborne Road, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 2. Telephone: Jesmond 1677. Also at Acorn Road, Newcastle-on-Tyne, 2. Proprietor: A. R. F. Mackie.
Oundle Motors Ltd. Car and Tractor Stockists. x, Station Road, Oundle. Telephone: 3542-2262. Directors: T. F. Salsbury, F.I.M.I. (General Manager). F. W. Ashby, F.I.M.I. Secretary: W. Taylor (Peterborough).
Overseas Cars Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 227, Brompton Road, London, S.W.3. Telephone: Kensington 7475. Directors: Lt.-Col. R. H. N. Baxter, O.B.E. Lt.-Col. E. T. T. Todd (General Manager). Major S. McD. Watson. B. H. Gladstone.
R. T. Owen. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. New Garage, Holland Arms, Anglesey. Telephone: Gaerwen 4o. Sole Proprietor: R. T. Owen.
Oxshott Garages Ltd. Car Stockists. High Street, Oxshott, Surrey. Telephone: 45. Directors: A. R. Arslett. R. Hulse, A.M.Inst.B.E.