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1953 Who's Who in the Motor Industry: Companies R

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Note: This is a sub-section of 1953 Who's Who in the Motor Industry

H. Radcliffe (Garages) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 16, St: George's Street, Bolton. Telephone: 4445. Directors: Herbert Lewis Isherwood (Managing). Mrs. H. E. Isherwood. Mr. T. Crowther.

Harold Radford & Co. Ltd. Car Stockists and Distributors. Melton Court, South Kensington, London, S.W.7. Telephone: Kensington 6642. Directors: Harold Radford (Chairman and Managing). Nigel Sharpe. Brian Finnigan, A.C.A. Managers: R. D. Evans (General). D. L. Gould (Sales). R. Welford (Works).

Harold Radford (Coachbuilders) Ltd. Coachbuilders. 174, Brent Crescent, North Circular Road, London, N.W.io. Telephone: Elgar 5027. Directors: Harold Radford (Chairman and Managing). Nigel Sharpe. Brian Finnigan, A.C.A. Works Manager: C. J. Moring.

Ralph & Company. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 22, Conduit Place, Spring Street, Paddington, London, W.2. Telephone: Paddington 8636. Directors: T. F. Ralph. R. T. Ralph (General Manager).

J. S. Ramsbottom (Kirkham) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Highgate Garage, Newton, Kirkham, Lancs. Telephone: 3277 and 2235. Branch at Oxicy Mill, Brook Street, Preston. Telephone: 84225. Directors: J. S. Ramsbottom (Managing). H. T. Hodgson. K. Ramsbottom (Secretary).

B. S. Ranford Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Barnard Green, Malvern, Worcs. Telephone: 324. Directors: B. S. Ranford, F.I.M.I. J. A. J. Caves.

Rapid Motor Services (Rapid Services (London) Ltd. Car and Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 260, Grays Inn Road, London, Telephone: Terminus 4124,5. Director: J. W. Reynolds (General Manager).

Cyril S. Ratcliffe (Colchester) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Ipswich Road, Colchester, Essex. Telephone: 2484. Directors: G. S. Ratcliffe, M.I.M.I. (Managing). G. I. Ratcliffe. Managers: J. Ratcliffe (Sales). H. Burley (Service). D. Calver (Commercial). Receptionist: P. Morton. Secretary: W. C. Minks.

Ravenscroft Service Station. Car and Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 481/483, Great West Road, Hounslow. Telephone: 2156. Proprietor: F. A. Reynolds.

Raybestos—Belaco Ltd. Manufacturers of Accessories and Components. Telephone: Waterloo 7031. Everite Street, Southwark Street, London, S.E. 1. Director: J. A. Smith. Sumner Simpson (U.S.A.). H. Keasley. G. B. Dickinson. L. A. Potter (Chairman). Managers: W. Lowe (Home Sales). J. W. Candelin (Export Sales).

Rayleigh Garage Ltd., The. Car Stockists. High Road, Rayleigh, Essex. Telephone: 270. Directors: John James Gething Clayton (Managing). Alfred Arthur Sayers, M.I.M.I.

Phil Read Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Borough Garage, Torquay. Telephone: 88221. Directors: Philip Thomas Read, M.B.E., M.M., F.I.M.I. (General Manager). Gladys Mary Read. Sales and Service: Philip H. Read.

Reading Automobiles (Weybridge) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 13/15, Caversham Road, Reading, Berks. Telephone: 3021. Directors: G. James Allday, M.B.E., M.R.I., F.I.I.A., F.I.M.I. (Chairman and Managing) G. R. S. Easey, M.I.M.I. (Assistant Managing).

Red Garages (North Wales) Ltd. Car and Light Vehicle Stockists. Red Garage, Llandudno. And Branches at Caernarvon and Denbigh. Telephone: 7461/4. Directors: F. A. Wilkes G. A. F. Wilkes f (Joint Managing). Mrs. D. J. Wilkes.

Jas. E. Reed & Sons (Shiremoor) Ltd. Automobile and Agricultural Engineers. Hill Top, New York, Shiremoor, Northumberland. Telephone: 306 and North Shields 1911. Directors: Jas. E. Reed, M.I.M.I. (General Manager). Jas. Fenwick Reed. Mrs. M. E. Reed. W. D. Reed. Secretary: J. W. Tessimond.

Reed-Knowles. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Vigers Garage, 1/2, Exeter Road, Crediton, Devon. Telephone: 38. Partners: C. H. Reed. W. H. Knowles.

B. T. Rees. Car Stockists. 53a and 54, Oxford Street, Swansea, Glamorgan. Telephone: 55084. Proprietors: Mrs. B. T. Rees. Miss C. L. Rees. Mrs. G. M. Murford.

George Rees & Sons, Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. The Garage, Cross Hands, Llanelly. Telephone: Cross Hands to. Directors: George Rees. Clifford Rees. W. Harold Rees (General Manager). Mrs. M. Williams.

Reeve and Kenning Limited. Motor Body Builders. Pilsley, Derbyshire. Telephone: Tibshelf 292. Directors: Sir George Kenning, J.P. (Chairman). J. M. Reeve (Managing). G. Reeve. G. Kenning, Jnr., D.F.C., M.A.

Reeve and Stedeford Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 53/4, Broad Street, Birmingham, 1. Telephone: Midland 0842. Also II The Parade, Sutton Coldfield. Telephone: Sutton 1646. Repair Works and Commercial Vehicle Department: 1o/16 and 22/32, Berkeley Street, off Broad Street, Birmingham 1. Directors: Harold A. Smith, F.I.M.I. (Governing). F. S. T. Carter. A. T. Ledbrook, M.I.M.I. Accountant: Norman Taylor.

Regent Autocar Co. Ltd., The. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Leicester Road, Market Harborough. Telephone: 2248/9. Directors: Charles Augustus Cokayne Vecqueray, M.B.E., A.M.I.M.E. (Chairman and Managing). Hilda Elizabeth Vecqucray. H. Claude Palmer, F.C.A. John William Lakin, M.I.M.I. (General Manager). G. Eric Reeves (Works Manager).

Regent Garage. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. The Parade, Leamington Spa. Telephone: 406. Proprietor Firm: Regent Properties (Leamington) Ltd. Directors: F. J. Cridlan. A. G. Cridlan. Stanley Wood (General Manager).

Regent Motors (G. Readings) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Regent Street, Cheltenham, Glos. Telephone: 2041. Directors: G. Readings (Managing). D. Readings (Secretary). J. M. Readings. J. Readings. E. Putnam.

Regent Oil Company Limited. Distributors of Petroleum Products. 117, Park Street, Oxford Street, London, W.I. Telephone: Mayfair 8474. T/A.: "Biregent, Audley," London. Directors: S. J. Vos (Chairman). R. W. Ball (Managing). G. E. G. Hopc-Johnstone (Sales). H. D. Acres. A. J. Ruthven-Murray. W. A. Pinchard. A. J. Singleton. F. Von Schilling, Junr. . (U.S.A.). W. F. Bramstedt. M. MacIver. Managers: J. Becke (Business). J. A. J. Nicholas (General Sales).

Regent Tyre and Rubber Company Ltd. Motor Tyre Factors. 207/213, Oxford. Street, London, W.i Telephone: Tottenham 5422. And Newcroft Works, Commercial Road, Edmonton, N.18. Directors: H. E. Pope (Managing). A. W. Leakey. W. J. Courtney. A. J. Willis. W. R. Hammond. Secretary: J. C. Woo!icon. Sales Manager: C. D. Anthony. Managers: F. T. Harris (Manchester). A. C. Ricketts (Edmonton).

Regents Park Garage Co. Car Stockists. 61, Regents Park Road, London, N.W.I. Telephone: Primrose 3305/6. Directors: R. B. Bucknell. A. T. Bucknell. G. Moon. General Manager: C. Burgess.

Remax Ltd. Accessory, Component and Transport Service Equipment Manufacturers. Remax House, Alfred Place, London, W.C.I. Telephone: Museum 6512. "Remaxity," Wescent, London. Directors: Albert Sidney Gregg (Chairman, Founder and Joint Managing). M. A. Hassid, LL.B. (Joint Managing). C. J. Candish. J. R. C. du Mont.

Renold and Coventry Chain Company Limited, The Precision Chain Engineers. Renold Works, Didsbury, Manchester 20. Telephone: Heaton Moor 2231. T/A.: "Driving, Telex," Manchester. Directors: Sir Charles Renold, J.P. (Chairman). R. 0. Herford, O.B.E. (Managing). 0. Bertoya (General Sales). W. S. C. T. Tully, C.B.E. (Secretary). Managers: L. A. Williams (Home Sales). A. L. Mayor (Export Sales). C. Turtle (Sales Intelligence and Promotion). O. Burawoy (Technical Sales).

Reo Motors Limited. Light Commercial Vehicle Manufacturers. 97, High Street, Staines, Middlesex. Telephone: 2388. Directors: Joseph Edward King, M.I.M.I. (Managing). Joseph S. Sherer, Junr. (U.S.A.). Henry E. Hund (U.S.A.). R. J. Telford (Canadian). H. A. Laycock. Executive Officer: J. F. Roller.

Resolution Automobile Service Station. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Upgang Lane, West Cliff, Whitby. Telephone: 364. Proprietor: John William Jackson, M.I.M.I.

George L. Reynard. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Long Street, Easingwold, Yorks. Telephone: 249• Proprietor: G. L. Reynard.

C. H. Reynolds (The Garden Showroom) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 263/273, Oxford Road, Manchester r3. Telephone: Ardwick x5o5. P.B.E. Directors: Charles Henry Reynolds (Managing). W. F. Reynolds. .General Manager: Eric Geddes.

Reys Motors Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 73, 75, Albany Street, N.W.r. Telephone: Euston 6994. Director: S. B. Green (Managing).

Rhos County Garage. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Rhos-on-Sea, N. Wales. Telephone: Colwyn Bay 4146. Proprietor: W. Wooller. Manager: R. Wooller.

Ribblesdale Motors Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Telephone: 3232. King's Mill Lane, Settle, Yorks. Also, Imperial Garage, Ingleton. Telephone: 225. Directors: James Ward. W. Phillips Birch.

Rice Brothers (Horsham) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Telephone: 5o0. Directors: J. S. Callow l (Joint Managing). 6, Springfield Road, Horsham, Sussex. L. W. Mace J-P. J. Freeman. W. S. Gamblen. F. Kempshall. R. Grinsted. W. H. Peay. Managers: R. W. V. Charman (Agricultural Sales). G. B. Hemsley (Billingshurst Branch). Secretary: R. D. Saxton.

Gilbert Rice, Rice Brothers (Horsham) Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 2-14, Worthing Road, Horsham, Sussex. Telephone: 1277 (4 lines). Directors: J. S. Callow 1 (Joint Managing). L. W. Mace f P. J. Freeman. W. S. Gamblen. R. Grinsted. F. Kempshall. W. H. Peay. Head Salesman: R. W. V. Charman. Secretary: R. D. Saxton.

Rice Caravans Limited. Trailers, Commercial, Horsebox and Agricultural Bodybuilders. Cosby, Leicester. Telephone: Narborough 2277. Director: John Cecil Rice, A.R.Ae.S. (Principal). General Manager: Ernest Taylor. Other Executive Officers: —. Artist (Buyer). A. Isaac (Progress and Production). F 162

G. T. Riches & Company Limited. Manufacturers, Factors and Shippers of Accessories, Tools and Equipment. 19/21, Store Street, London, W.C.r. Telephone: Museum 0434. Directors: G. McGregor Craig (Chairman and joint Managing). F. Mitchell (Joint Managing). D. Marples (Sales). J. M. Kay (General Manager).

Riley Motors Ltd. Car Manufacturers. Abingdon, Berks. Telephone: Abingdon 255. T/A.: "Riley," Abingdon. Directors: See Nuffield Organisation. General Manager: J. Tallow. Assistant General Manager: J. W. Thornley. Production Executive: R. W. Maynard. Sales Director: D. Harrison. General Sales Manager: A. F. Organ. Sales Manager: T. A. Sangster. General Service Manager: F. C. Achurch. Service Manager: A. Farrar. Advertising Executive: R. A. Bishop. Secretary and Director: W. Hobbs.

Ringwood Engineering Co. Ltd. Car and Agricultural Repairs. Lathon, Lancs. Telephone: Burscough 3135. Proprietor: Leonard Kennedy.

Ripaults Limited. Electric Cable Manufacturers. Southbury Road, Enfield, Middlesex. Telephone: Howard 1811. Directors: George Alfred Roberts (Managing). S. E. Trotter. J. R. Turnbull, M.C., C.A. Sales Manager: F. R. Madell.

Rippon Bros. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists and Body Builders, etc. Viaduct Street, Huddersfield, Yorks. Telephone: 3311. Directors: Col. Reginald Rippon, T.D., J.P. (Chairman and Managing). Wilfred Thompson (Secretary). Joseph Henry Grimes. Alex Rippon.

Ritz Motors Ltd. Car and Electric Vehicle Distributors. 55, Old Durham Road, Gateshead. Telephone: 75365. Directors: S. Smith (Secretary). A. Pearson (General Manager).

Road Transport and General Insurance Company Limited. Fire, Motor and General Insurance. Grosvenor Buildings, Hyde Park Corner, London, S.W.i. Telephone: Sloane 0011. Directors: Sir Stanley Norie-Miller, Bt., M.C., J.P. (Chairman). Rt. Hon. Lord Annaly, M.C. Col. Sir Arthur E. Erskine, G.C.V.O., D.S.O. W. W. Hicks Beach, M.P. Rt. Hon. The Earl of Iddesleigh. Alfred H. Pearson. Frederick Richardson. Managers: Charles W. Smith (General). John Birnie (Deputy General). Secretary: W. G. Orriss.

Robbs Garages. Car Stockists. Claremount Road, Wallasey, Cheshire. Telephone: 1384. Partners: J. Robb (Works and General Supervision). E. M. Robb. F. S. Dawson. Sales Manager: W. J. McAllister.

Roberts Garages. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Bagillt Street, Holywell. Telephone: 29 and 252. Also, Lloc, Holywell. Directors: E. H. Roberts (Managing). W. Roberts.

C. E. Roberts. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Boston Road, Spilsby, Lincs. Telephone: 2160. Proprietor: C. E. Roberts.

Ivor L. Roberts & Son Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Alexandra Garage, II, De-la-Beche Street, Swansea. Telephone: 4393. Directors: Ivor Llewelyn Roberts (Managing and General Manager). William Arthur Owen (Service Manager).

James Robertson (Factors) Ltd. Wholesalers: General Motor Factors, Motor Tyre Factors and Distributors of Transport Service Equipment. 95, West Nile Street, Glasgow, C.!. Telephone: Douglas 6611. Director: James Robertson.

Robertson & Porter Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. The County Garage, Dingwall. Telephone: 2202/3. Directors: J. MacKay. E. MacKay. H. K. Robertson. J. Holmes. J. M. MacKay. W. Coghill. Secretary: C. G. Thorp. 164

David Robinson Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Austin House, 42, St. Peter's Street, Bedford Telephone: 45711213. Director: David Robinson (Managing). General Manager: R. A. Edmonds, A.M.Inst.B.E., M.I.M.I.

Wm. & Thos. Robson, Ltd. Commercial Motor Body Builders and Repairers. 6o, Farringdon Road, London, E.C.I. Telephone: Clerkenwell 6373. Directors: Alfred John Robson (Managing). E. Green. G. E. Packham (Secretary). M. H. Leighton. T. H. Spear.

R. H. Rodway. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Battery Electric Vehicle Dealer. Rodway's Garage, Leigh Road, Wimborne, Dorset. Telephone: 535. Proprietor: Reginald Henry Rodway.

B. A. Rolfe & Sons Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Mile Hill, Romsey, Hants. Telephone: 3185/6/7. Directors: D. Rolfe (Managing). A. Rolfe. B. A. Rolfe.

James B. Rolinson Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 4001420, Gallowgatc, Glasgow S.E. Telephone: Bridgeton 3868/9. Directors: George Herbert Rolinson. Edward C. Rolinson, A.M.I.M.I. General Manager: James B. Rolinson. Secretary: J. Clifford Rolinson.

Rolls-Royce Ltd. Automobile and Aero Engine Manufacturers. Nightingale Road, Derby. Telephone: 2424. T1A.:"Roycar" Derby. Directors: The Rt. Hon. Lord Hives, C.H., M.B.E., D.Sc. (Joint Managing). A. G. Elliott, C.B.E., M.I.Mech.E. (Joint Managing). Harald Peake. W. T. Gill, C.A. The Hon. M. F. P. Lubbock. Dr. F. Llewellyn Smith, M.Sc., D.Phil., M.I.Mech.E. (General Manager). Hon. Hugh Kindersley, C.B.E., M.C. W. A. Robotham, M.I.Mech.E. J. D. Pearson. General Manager: R. N. Dorey (Car Division). Chief Development Engineer: S. H. Grylls. Chief Designer: W. G. Hardy. Managers: F. Stafford (Works). J. E. Scott (Sales). R. F. Messervy (Service). Advertising Executive: R. M. Stratford. Secretary: G. D. L. Carnegie. 165

Romac Industries Limited. Accessory and Component Manufacturers:, Transport Service Equipment Manufacturers. The Hyde, Hendon, London, N.W.9. Telephone: Colindale 6o55. TIA.:" Strength " Hyde. Also Engineering Division at Burnt Oak Broadway, Edgware, Middlesex. Telephone: Colindale 7396. TIA.:" Strength." Director: V. M. Boyce.

ROOTES MOTORS LIMITED (Controlling Company Rootes Group.) Directors: Sir William Rootes, K.B.E. (Chairman). Sir Reginald Rootes (Deputy Chairman). Lt. Col. J. A. Cole, O.B.E. R. W. Hammond, C.B.E. (Finance). A. F. Murray, A.C.A. B. G. Rootes. T. D. Rootes. W. G. Rootes. B. B. Winter, Engineering. Secretary: A. L. Goate, A.C.A. (Group Financial Comptroller). Group Executives: Capt. J. Brittain-Jones, C.B.E., (Supply). R. W. Bromley (Parts Manager). W. E. Elsey (Advertising Manager). 0. D. Horton (Service Manager). G. Lloyd Dixon (General Sales Manager—Mfg. Division). E. D. O'Brien (Public Relations Counsel—Advisory)). W. Martin (Public Relations Officer). For details of individual Companies see also under:— British Light Steel Pressings Ltd. Commer Cars Ltd. Tom Garner Ltd. George Heath Ltd. Hillman Motor Car Co. Ltd. Humber Ltd. Rootes Acceptances Ltd. Rootes Ltd. Sunbeam-Talbot Ltd. Thrupp & Maberly Ltd. Tilling-Stevens Ltd. Warwick Wright Ltd.

Rootes Acceptances Ltd. Distributing Division, Rootes Group. Ladbroke Hall, Barlby Road, N. Kensington. Telephone: Ladbroke 3232. Directors: Sir William Rootes, K.B.E. (Chairman). Sir Reginald Rootes (Deputy Chairman). R. W. Hammond, C.B.E. H. A. Holmes. A. F. Murray. Secretary: E. J. Routly. Manager: J. Paterson.

Rootes Ltd. Distributing Division, Rootes Group. Reg. Office: Len Engineering Works, Maidstone, Kent. Telephone: 3333. Head Office : Devonshire House, Piccadilly, London, W.r. Telephone: Grosvenor 34or. 166 Rootes Ltd. (Continued). Directors: Sir William Rootes, K.B.E. (Chairman). Sir Reginald Rootes (Deputy Chairman). J. G. Chaldecott (Joint Managing—Export Division). R. W. Hammond, C.B.E. G. F. Heath. S. J. Hine (Joint Managing—Home Division). G. A. W. Laird (Australia). W. G. Rootes. B. G. Rootes (Western Hemisphere). Sir Leslie Williams (Export). Secretary: E. J. Routly. Managers: T. S. Brooks (General Service—Home Division). W. E. Elsey (Advertising). R. S. Pilch (Sales—Export Division). L. L. Roberts (Overseas Companies Division). F. E. Salter (Service and Parts—Export Division). Rootes Ltd. Distributing Division, Rootes Group. 90/94, Charlotte Street, Birmingham, 3. Telephone: Central 7482. Also, Lower Temple Street, Birmingham, 2; and 8, Great Hampton Street, Birmingham, 18. Managers: A. Binns (Retail Sales—Trucks). W. P. Bush (Retail Sales—Cars). E. G. Lefrere (General). J. K. Norton (Service). Rootes Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Distributing Division, Rootes Group. The Pavilion, Canterbury, Kent. Telephone: 3232. Also 86/92, Tontine Street, Folkestone, and 121, Sandgate Road, Folkestone. Managers: G. A. Knight (General). E. C. Sayers (Service). W. G. Wood (Sales). Rootes Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Distributing Division. Len Engineering Works, Maidstone, Kent. Telephone: 3333• Managers: G. D. Ashby (Retail Sales—Cars). F. C. Aulagnier (General). K. S. Bradshaw (Service). F. G. Randall (Production).

Rootes Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Distributing Divisions, Rootes Group. Olympia Garage, Chester Road, Manchester, 15. Telephone: Blackfriars 6677. Also, 529, Deansgate, Manchester, 2. Managers: H. H. Birrell (Car Sales). J. T. B. B. Campbell (General). H. Gunther (Truck Sales). G. Pither (Wholesale Sales). J. C. C. Anderton (Works).

Rootes Ltd. Distributing Division, Rootes Group. Ladbroke Hall, Barlby Road, North Kensington. Telephone: Ladbroke 3232. Managers: E. L. Lingard (Wholesale Sales). W. J. Lester (Service). G. W. H. Rossiter (General). 167 Rootes Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Distributing Division, Rootes Group. The Motor House, Rochester, Kent. Telephone: Chatham 2231. Depot Manager: L. W. Rootes.

Rootes Ltd. Distributing Division, Rootes Group. Lords Court, St. John's Wood, London, N.W.B. Managers: A. J. Lyons (Depot). F. E. Williams (Retail Sales—Trucks).

Rootes Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Distributing Division, Rootes Group. Royal Oak Motor Garage, Wrotham Heath :Kent. Telephone: Boro' Green 4. Depot Manager: J. A. Lyons.

Frank B. Roper Ltd. Car Stockist. 154/168, London Road, Sheffield. Directors: F. B. Roper (Governing). Frank J. Hall (Manager).

T. S. Rose and Sons. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 43, New Windsor Street, Uxbridge. Telephone: 139. Partners: T. E. Rose. E. 0. Rose. G. J. Rose. M. E. Rose.

David Rosenfield Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester. Telephone: Blackfriars 2302. Directors: D. Rosenfield. H. G. Henly. Col. E. H. Kenny. A. G. White. R. G. Chandler. J. F. Slaughter. Secretary: A. H. Hulme.

Ross, Courtney & Co. Ltd. Repetition Turned and Pressed Parts and Motor Accessory Manufacturers. 25, Ashbrook Road, Upper Holloway, London, N.19. Telephone: Archway 1166. Directors: Sir Arnold B. Gridley, K.B.E., M.I.E.E., M.P. Col. C. Hardie, D.S.O. L. F. Brookman. Managers: H. C. Elsden. A. S. Robertson (Sales). Works Superintendent: E. C. Cart.

Reg. Rossiter. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. South End Garage, Crook, Co. Durham. Telephone: 132. Partners: R. E. Rossiter, F.I.M.I. R. A. Rossiter (Son).

Rossleigh Limited. Automobile Engineers and Distributors. 32, Shandwick Place, Edinburgh, 2. Telephone: 24043. and branches at: ABERDEEN : 383, Union Street. Telephone: 26285. GLASGOW : 147, Bothwell Street. Telephone: Central 1797-8. DUNDEE : 78, Nethergate. Telephone: 2064. INVERNESS : 8, Tomnahurich Street. Telephone: 47. STIRLING : Allan Park. Telephone: 16x6-8. KIRKCALDY : Park Place. Telephone: 3703-4. HAWICK : Croft Road. Telephone: 2135. NEWCASTLE-ON-TYNE : Northumberland Road. Telephone: 26211. Directors: William Lowrie Sleigh, B.Com., J.P. l (Joint Managing). Charles Edward W. Sleigh. G. I. Stewart, M.C., C.A. William C. White, F.R.I.C.S. Inspector of Branches: A. Neilson. Chief Cashier: J. F. Foot, C.A. Branch Managers: L. Jackson, M.I.M.I. (Aberdeen). H. T. Greatbatch (Stirling). C. P. Barton (Newcastle-on-Tyne). D. H. Hunter (Inverness). W. F. McLay (Kirkcaldy). J. Sturrock (Glasgow). W. Newbigging (Hawick). G. F. Hepburn (Scottish Automobile Co. Ltd., Stirling).

Rothwell and Milbourne. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Central Garage, Worcester Road, Malvern, Worcs. Telephone: 300/ I. Also at St. James Garage, W. Malvern; and Cowleigh Garage, Cowleigh Road, N. Malvern. Proprietor: A. L. MacVitie.

Rover Company Limited, The. Automobile and Commercial Vehicle Manufacturers. Head Office : Meteor Works, Lode Lane, Solihull, Birmingham. Telephone: Shelton 2461. T/A.: "Rover," Solihull and " Rovrepair," Solihull. Tyseley Works : Hay Hall Road, Tyseley, Birmingham, 11. Telephone: Acocks Green 2251. London Service Depot : Seagrave Road, Fulham, London, S.W.6. Telephone: Fulham 1221. TIA.:"Rovrepair," Wesphone, London. London Show Rooms : Devonshire House, Piccadilly, London, W.r. Telephone: Grosvenor 3252/3. Directors: E. Ransom Harrison, F.S.A.A. (Chairman). Spencer B. Wilks (Managing Director). H. Howe Graham, F.C.A: Frank Ward, F.C.I.S. Geoffrey H. Savage (Works). Maurice F. C. Wilks. Assistant Chief Engineer: Geoffrey Herbert Limbrey. Secretary and Chief Accountant: L. G. T. Farmer, A.C.A.

D. H. Rowlands. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Red Shell Garage, Amlwch., Anglesey. Telephone: 254. Proprietor: David Henry Rowlands. General Manager: H. Smith.

Royal Automobile Club. Motoring Organization. 83, Pall Mall, London, S.W.I. Telephone: Whitehall 4343. TIA.:" Raclubian, Auto," London. And County Offices and Port Offices all over the country. Chairman: Wilfred Andrews. General Manager: Capt. A. W. Phillips, M.C. Departmental Managers: R. Alexander (Membership). A. J. A. Hanhart (Legal). Maurice Hudlass (Engineering). John Upton (Public Relations). G. F. Turberville (Touring). P. Whetstone (Road Patrols). Secretary: G. L. Samuelson.

Roy's Car Depot. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Ramsay Lane, Piershill, Edinburgh. Telephone: 75061. Proprietor: James Roy.

Ruggs Ltd. Cat and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Station Garage, Lewes, Sussex. Telephone: 147. Directors: Cecil J. Rugg, A.M.I.Mech.E., J.P. (Managing). P. S. Muddell. Service Manager: L. R. Keeley.

H. E. Rule & Son Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. North Garage, Retford. Telephone: 238. Directors: H. E. Rule. C. A. Rule (General Manager). E. H. Rule.

Russell's Garage. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Headley Road, Woodley, Nr. Reading. Telephone: Sonning 3507. Proprietor: W. T. Russell, A.M.Inst.B.E., F.I.M.I.

Russell's Garages Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Medway Street, Chatham, Kent. Telephone: 3683. Directors: H. W. G. Russell, M.I.Mech.E., F.I.M.I. (Chairman). J. A. Williams, A.M.I.M.I. (Managing). A. D. Butchart. E. R. Russell. Works Manager: R. A. Warner, M.I.M.I.

J. A. Ryley Ltd. Wholesalers : General Motor Factors. Motor Tyre Factors. Distributors of Transport Service Equipment Group. 7, Cambridge Street, Birmingham. Telephone: Midland por. T/A.: Plugs, Birmingham. Directors: P. H. Ryley (Governing). J. Ryley (Sales Manager). Technical Representative: L. S. Lee, M.I.M.I. Representative: H. B. Woollons, A.M.I.M.I. Service Manager: F. W. Cambridge.

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