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

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S.M.T. Sales & Service Co. Ltd. Motor Engineers and Distributors. 39, Fountainbridge, Edinburgh. Telephone: Fountainbridge 2488. Directors: Sir Andrew Murray, O.B.E., LL.D. (Chairman). Clare Cambage (Managing). Sir Hector McNeill, D.L., LL.D., F.E.I.S., J.P. Sir John Ure Primrose, D.L., J.P. Walter Alexander, J.P. William B. Torrance, J.P. B. W. Clark (General Manager).

S. & W. Motors Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. The Austin House, Abington Street, Northampton. Telephone: 3333/4. T1A.: "Repeat," Northampton. Depots : Abington Street (Reception). St. Giles Terrace (Stores and Works). Harlestone Road (Commercial Repair Depot). Directors: H. Shale (Chairman and Joint Managing). Mrs. E. Shale. M. T. Shale (Joint Managing). Miss M. Shale. D. S. Shale (Sales). Assistant Company Secretary: J. T. Houston. Managers: H. Barker (Stores and Costing). J. J. Allen (Senior Repairs, Cars and Light Vehicles). R. C. Robinson (Service). G. W. Clifford (Heavy Repairs). Chief Sales Representative: G. Curtis.

S. U. Carburetter Co. Ltd. Carburetter and Pump Manufacturers. Wood Lane, Erdington, Birmingham, 24. Telephone: Erdington 2150. T1A.:" Carburflex," Birmingham. Directors: See Nuffield Organizatio,n. General Manager: F. Harris. Sales Director: D. Harrison. General Service Manager: F. C. Achurch. Advertising Executive: R. A. Bishop. Secretary and Director: W. Hobbs.

Sadler Bros. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Windsor Road, Penarth, Glam. Telephone: 1214-5. Directors: E. S. Sadler (Governing). C. E. Sadler. C. E. Wilding. J. F. Angove.

St. John's Motor Coy. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 62/4, St. John's Road, Tunbridge Wells. Telephone: 20619. Directors: Thos. Grange (Managing). A. E. Grafton (Works). Mrs. M. E. Fitch.

George Salter & Co. Ltd. Accessory and Component Manufacturers. High Street, West Bromwich, Staffs. Telephone: 1331. TIA.:" Salters," West Bromwich. And at London, Coventry and Manchester. Directors: R. P. S. Bache. R. S. Bache. Sales Managers: G. A. Beard (Springs). J. H. Walter (Weighing Machine and Castings). P. Drabble (Roller Bearings) (Service). Service Managers: J. Bird (Springs). G. E. Masters (Weighing Machines).

Samlesbury Engineering Limited. Coachbuilders and Engineers. Samlesbury, near Blackburn, Lancs. Telephone: 44668. Directors: Eric Rylands (Chairman and Managing). David Gaunt. Joseph Mort Twiss (General Manager). Works Manager: John William Maddocks. Secretary: Edmund Barker. Ralph E. Sanders & Sons Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Walsworth Road, Hitchin, Herts. Telephone: 691. Directors: R. J. Sanders. L. V. E. Sanders. R. B. Sanders.

W. R. Sanders Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Spring Gardens, Buxton. Telephone: 70 & 76. Directors: Sir George Kenning, J.P. (Chairman and Governing). R. E. Sanders (Manager). F. Kenning, M.A., T.D. G. Kenning, Jnr.,D.F.C., M.A. Secretary: Miss L. Wilson. Sanderson & Holmes Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists and Heavy Vehicle Authorised Distributors. London Road, Derby. Telephone: 47475• Directors: H. T. Sanderson (Managing). W. G. Sanderson. E. J. W. Morley. L. B. Sanderson. A. Gee.

Sandon Garage and Works. Car Stockists. Southend Road, Chelmsford. Telephone: Great Baddow 553. Proprietor and Manager: James Barr.

W. J. Sands and Sons Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. High Street, Burnham, Bucks. Telephone: 8415. Directors: W. J. Sands, M.I.M.I. (General Manager). R. J. Sands, M.I.M.I. A. E. Sands. Miss D. M. Sands. 172 A. Sano. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockist. North Road, Middlesbrough, Yorks. Telephone: 2786. Proprietor: Amy Sano. Manager: Derek Needham Wilson.

Carrosserie de Luxe Saoutchik. Coachbuilders and Automobile Importers, etc. 46, Ter Rue Jacques-Dulud, Neuilly-sur-Seine, France. Telephone: Maillot 7208. Directors: Pierre Saoutchik (Governing). J. Saoutchik. Managers: M. Dubois-Prevost. (Sales). M. Crucke (Service).

W. A. Sass Ltd. Car Stockists. Monument Works, Brigg, Lincs. Telephone: 2105. Directors: S. G. Sass (General Manager). Mrs. L.. Sass. Mrs. R. L. Sass. Miss J. Sass. Secretary: G. A. Rands.

H. A. Saunders Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Austin House, 836, High Road, North Finchley, London, N.I2. Telephone: Hillside 0024. Also : 326-33o' Euston Road, London, Telephone: 4511. And 140-144, Golders Green Road, London, N.W.xx. Telephone: Speedwell 0011. Directors: Henry Arthur Waldron Saunders (Chairman and Managing). Gordon Waldron Saunders (Deputy Chairman).

Saunders-Roe (Anglesey) Limited. Public Service Vehicle Body Builders and Marine Engineers. Beaumaris, Anglesey. Telephone: 13o. Director: Geoffrey Verdon-Roe (Managing).

Scammell Lorries Limited. Manufacturers of Heavy Goods Vehicles, etc. Watford, Herts. Telephone: Watford 5231. Directors: E. R. Cartwright, C.B.E., M.I.C.E. (Chairman). W. E. Pearson (Managing). Major G. A. Renwick. F. J. Bayley. H. F. Kirrage. A. I. Belisha. W. A. Hunt, A.C.A. A. W. Lawson, C.B.E. Secretcuy: T. F. R. Astbury, F.C.I.S. Sales Managers: A. Moncrief. W. E. Hall. Service Manager: A. Davis.

Scottish Automobile Co. Ltd., The. Motor Car Distributors. 39, Lothian Road, Edinburgh, 1. Telephone: 24851. Incorporated in ROSSLEIGH LIMITED. 173 Scottish Midland Guarantee Trust Ltd. Industrial Bankers. Head Office : 5, Forres Street, Edinburgh. Telephone: 32583 (5 lines). Managing Director: J. McQueston, O.B.E.

Scunthorpe Motors Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Smith Street, Scunthorpe, Lincs. Telephone: 2987. Directors: B. Clark. D. Clark. Secretary: A. E. Edge. Selborne (Mayfair) Ltd. Automobile Concessionaires and Shippers Telephone: Mayfair 4733• 82, Park Street, London, W.I. Directors: Alan Selborne (Export Division). T/A.: "Alanselver, Audley," London. D. M. Selborne. Lord Rendlesham. General Manager: D. Tennant. Production Executives: E. Houlton (Service). R. Whitcombe. Other Executives: G. Field (Home Sales). D. Shipwright (Advertising). Secretary: E. Ashdown.

Self-Changing Gear Company Limited. Marine Engine Equipment and Unit Component Manufacturers. Telephone: 89081. Directors: Andrew Gordon Wilson (Managing). Lythalls Lane, Coventry. W. G. Wilson. TIA.:" Self Change," Coventry.

Sentinel (Shrewsbury) Limited. Manufacturers of Heavy Road Vehicles, etc. Whitchurch Road, Shrewsbury, Shropshire. Telephone: Shrewsbury 2011. TIA.:" Sentnoll " Shrewsbury. Directors: E. Carnegie (Chairman). J. G. R. Woodvine (Managing). J. S. Hutchison. William Lawrie. R. W. McCrone. John Smith. Secretary: F. T. Hartland, A.C.A. Sales Manager: M. R. Pease. Service Manager: J. L. Owen.

Serck Radiators Limited. Motor Radiator Manufacturers. Warwick Road, Birmingham. Telephone: Victoria 0531. TIA.:" Serckrad " Birmingham. Directors: W. H. Newton, F.C.A. (Chairman). S. N. Purchase (Deputy Chairman). George Shelton (Managing). J. C. Harper. H. E. Upton, O.B.E. S. F. Burman, M.B.E. Secretary: H. Devenport. Sales Manager: W. Rose. Service Manager: R. L. Colley. Service Garage. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Llandudno Road, Rhos-on-Sea, Colwyn Bay. Telephone: 4430. Owner: Neville Bannister. Foreman: R. Cooper. 174 Gordon L. Sewell. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockist. The Wortley Garage, Scunthorpe. Telephone: 2011. Proprietor: Gordon Leslie Sewell.

G. J. Shaffer & Co. Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 120/132, Cricklewood Lane, London, N.W.2. Telephone: Gladstone 3311. Directors: George James Shaffer (Managing). Helen Shaffer. General Manager: C. V. Pickering.

Shardlow (Ambrose) & Co. Limited. Engineers and Drop Stampers. Ealing Works, Washford Road, Attercliffe, Sheffield. Telephone: Rotherham 4891. T/A.: "Ambrosia " Sheffield. Directors: A. T. Shardlow (Chairman and Joint Managing). Ambrose Shardlow (Joint Managing). Sir Alexander Dunbar. T. P. N. Burness. R. H. Unwin. P. G. Walker. Secretary: R. Hills.

A. C. Sharp. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockist. High Street, Westerham, Kent. Telephone: 250/I. Proprietor: A. C. Sharp. Managers: J. E. Cattaway (General). L. Gorick (Sales).

Sharps Commercials Limited. Automobile Manufacturers. Ribbleton Lane, Preston, Lanes. Telephone: 4002. T/A.: "Autosharp," Preston. Directors: C. R. Gray, M.B.E. E. Bradshaw, Jnr. (Advertising Executive). F. F. Austin (Secretary). Managers: R. Atkinson (General). F. Atkinson (Production). V. H. Smith (Sales). C. Hollins (Service).

Shell-Mex & B.P. Ltd. Distributors of petroleum products in the United Kingdom for the Shell and Anglo-Iranian oil groups. Shell-Mex House, Strand, London, W.C.2. Telephone: Temple Bar 1234. T/A.: Shelbeepee, Telex London. Directors: F. J. Stephens. (A Managing Director, Shell and Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Companies). F. G. C. Morris, (A Managing Director, Anglo-Iranian Oil Co., Ltd.). B. R. Jackson, (Deputy Chairman, Anglo-Iranian Oil Co., Ltd.). J. C. Reed, (Managing Director Eagle Oil & Shipping Co., Ltd.). J. W. Platt, (A Managing Director, Shell & Anglo-Saxon Petroleum Companies). H. E. Snow, O.B.E., (A Deputy Director, Anglo-Iranian Oil Co., Ltd.) C. M. Vignoles, O.B.E., (Managing Director). C. T. Brunner, (Director and General Manager). T. A. D. Hewan, (Director and General Manager). Secretary: A. L. Walsh.

Shelvoke & Drewry, Limited. Manufacturers of Motor Vehicles for public health services. Letchworth, Herts. Telephone: 234. T/A.: "Sheldry " Letchworth. Directors: Harry Shelvoke, M.I.Mech.E. (Chairman). R. M. Davenport (Managing). C. R. Fisher. L. M. Gostling, M.M., A.M.I.Mech.E. J. L. Wilkinson. Secretary: F. G. Walker.

Sherwoods Paints Ltd. Manufacturers of all types of Paint, Cellulose, etc. Barking, Essex. Telephone: Rippleway 3001. Directors: Col. J. Dudley Sherwood, O.B.E., T.D., D.L., J.P. (Chairman). D. L. Annand, B.Sc. (Managing). E. R. Tranter. A. W. Kimber, A.M.I.E.E. (Sales). John Adamson, C.A. B. B. Cayley. Advertising Manager: K. J. Barclay. Secretary: K. L. Walmsley, M.B.E., A.C.A.

Shifnal Garage Co. Ltd. Car Stockists. Victoria Road, Shifnal, Salop. Telephone: 27. Directors: A. L. Heywood (General Manager). H. M. Heywood (Secretary)

Shore Garages Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists and Heavy Vehicle Authorised Distributors. Port St. Mary, Isle of Man. Telephone: 3109. Directors: J. R. Allan, A.M.I.Mcch.E. (General Manager). H. Kelly. C. Kniveton. M. R. Liversidgc.

Shuker & Son (Shrewsbury) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Roushill Garage, Shrewsbury. Telephone: 2001. Directors: A. G. B. Owen, O.B.E., J.P. (Chairman). E. W. B. Owen. W. H. Trudgen. Frederick Lowe. Garage Manager: Chas. Edwards. Secretary: F. G. Bell.

Siddall & Hilton Ltd. Seating for all classes of public service passenger vehicles. Tubular seat frames and commode rails. Mearclough Works, Sowerby Bridge, Yorks. Telephone: Halifax 81249. Director: R. Siddall (Managing). Managers: J. A. Briers (General). R. E. Beal (Sales). 176

Siemens Brothers & Co. Limited. Electrical engineers, lamp manufacturers, etc. Main works : Woolwich. London Office : Caxton House, Westminster, S.W.r. Telephone: Whitehall 2461. Directors: Gen. Sir Hubert de la Poer Gough, G.C.B., G.C.M.G., K.C.V.O. (Chairman). Earl of Gowrie, V.C., P.C., G.C.M.G., C.B., D.S.O. (Vice-Chairman). Sir William D. Morgan. Sir Ernest Roney. F. A. Lawson, A.M.I.E.E. (Managing). Maj. Gen. C. W. Fladgate, C.B.E. G. W. Giffin, M.B.E. Lord Killearn, P.C., G.C.M.G., C.B., M.V.O. H. E. Humphries, M.B.E. A. F. Street. Secretary: S. W. Lumb, F.A.C.C.A.

Silent Channel Co. Ltd. Window Channel Manufacturers. Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire. Telephone: 292. Directors: I. A. Robb (Chairman). V. Sheperd l (Joint Managing). K. Beaton f C. E. Kearton. Dr. J. S. Reid (U.S.A.). General Manager: F. W. Hawkins. Executive Officer: A. G. Esling (Rubber Section).

Simmonds Aerocessories Limited. Accessory and Component Manufacturers. Treforest, Glam. Telephone: Taffswell 222 (3 lines). Directors: C. W. Hayward (Chairman and Joint Managing). L. G. Oxford (Joint Managing). D. G. N. Lloyd-Lowles. E. S. Mead (Sales).

Simms Motor Units Ltd. Manufacturers of Automobile, Electrical and Fuel Injection Equipment. Oak Lane, East Finchley, N.2. Telephone: 2262. Directors: T. Thornycroft (Chairman). G. E. Liardet fl (Joint Managing). H. A. Scott G. J. Rackham (Chief Engineer). W. Bryan. R. P. Creagh. Service Manager: H. J. Stoneman.

W. T. Simpson (Bedford Garage) Ltd. Car Stockists. George Street, Bradford. Telephone: 27057. And at Diamond Street, Bradford. Director: Mrs. Kathleen Simpson. General Sales and Service Manager: Edgar Waterhouse. Secretary: Gordon Pollard Warneford, A.S.A.A. Sim's Garage. Car Stockists. Birnam, Dunkcld, Perthshire. Telephone: 223. Partners: Joseph Sim. Hugh Sim. 177

Singer Motors Ltd. Motor Vehicle Manufacturers. Head Office: Coventry Road Works, Small Heath, Birmingham, 10.. Telephone: Victoria 2271. T/A.: Singacars, Birmingham.. Registered Office : Canterbury Street, Coventry. Telephone: 5071. T/A.: Singer, Coventry Directors: A. E. Hunt (Chairman and Managing). L. J. Shorter, M.I.Mech.E., M.S.A.E. (Technical). L. Herbert (Personnel and Secretary). W. Walker, F.A:C.C.A. W. W. S. C. Neville, M.C., B.E.M. H. S. Buswell (Buyer).

Skefko Ball Bearing Company Limited. Ball and roller bearing manufacturers. Skefko Works, Luton.. Telephone: 5700. TIA.:" Skefko " Telex Luton.. Directors: Col. Sir Ralph G. C. Glyn, Bt., M.C., D.L., M.P. (Chairman) Wilhelm Siberg (Managing). G. A. R. Mead (Joint Managing). Sven Frisell. W. L. Wilson. H. Hamberg. H. N. Sporborg, C.M.G. Secretary: J. L. Dickinson, A.C.A.

A. V. Skinner, Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 90, Southgate, Sleaford. Telephone: 88. And at 53, Northgate, Sleaford. Directors: H. V. Skinner, F.I.M.I. (Managing and Generid Manager). Major J. M. Skinner. C. W. Duffin (Secretary). R. D. Dock (Sales Mangaer). R. Pile (Stores Manager).

Skurray's Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 30/32, High Street, Swindon, Wiltshire.. Telephone: 2266/7. Directors: Howard Godfrey (Chairman and Managing). Mrs. N. C. Waldegrave. Mrs. M. A. Gladwin. Mrs. K. M. Godfrey. C. H. How (Deputy Managing). C. J. B. Masters. W. L. Boulton (Parts). R. N. Tayler (Sales). A. C. Jaggers (Secretary). H. M. Godfrey.

Smales Garages. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 21-23, Alphington Street, Exeter.. Telephone: 2878 and 55645. Proprietor: H. Smale, M.I.M.I. Executive Officers: C. G. Smale, S.I.Mech.E. C. R. B. Smale.

Small & Parkes Limited. Makers of transmission beltings, brake and clutch linings, etc. Hendham Vale Works, Manchester, 9. Telephone: Collyhurst 2511. T/A.: "Packless" Manchester Directors: G. W. Parkes (Chairman and Managing). A. H. Parkes (Deputy Chairman and Managing). Geoffrey Parkes, C.M.G., F.T.I., J.P. G. B. Parkes, M.C., B.Com. G. H. F. Parkes. D. W. Douglas, F.I.A.C. (Secretary).

Smallbone (Motor Factors) Limited. Wholesale Motor Factors. 92, Calverley Road, Tunbridge Wells, Kent. Telephone: 2888/9. And Branch at : 86, King Street, Rochester, Kent. Telephone: 3447/8. Directors: A. E. Hunt-Furlonger (Managing). H. G. Jessup. L. Gainsford. E. M. Furlonger. Managers: E. T. Leaning (General). D. G. Brand (Branch—Rochester).

Smallbone Factors (Worthing) Ltd. Motor Factors; Garage Equipment and Tyre Distributors. Telephone: 393o (4 lines). 21-24, Railway Approach, Worthing. Directors: A. Swanwick. B. Swanwick. General Manager: D. A. V. Swanwick. Other Executives: H. Lees (Sales). L. H. Jarvis (Accounts).

A. Smart (Newcastle) Limited. Car Stockists. College Avenue, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Telephone: 23259. Directors: A. Smart. R. M. Smart (General Manager). Dr. G. A. Smart, B.Sc., M.D., M.R.C.P. G. W. Saint.

Smart & Batty Ltd. Car Stockists. Church Lane, Crossgates, Leeds. Telephone: 45151. Directors: R. N. Batty. E. F. Smart. H. G. Batty. Reginald Varley. Manager: A. Axford.

Smith & Blackwell Ltd. Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists., 325, Essex Road, Islington, London, N.t. Telephone: Canonbury 6451:2/3. Directors: Alfred H. Blackwell, F.I.M.I. M. Blackwell. Service Manager: F. T. Webb, M.I.M.I. Secretary: F. L. Maryon.

F. G. Smith (Motors) Ltd. Vehicle Distributors and Motor Engineers. High Road, Goodmayes, Essex. Telephone: Seven Kings 6000. Directors: Sir John James Smith, Kt. (Chairman). F. G. Smith, M.I.Mech. E. (Managing). Major D. J. M. Smith, B.A., D.S.O., T.D. K. H. Smith, M.A., G.I.Mech.E. N. Richardson, A.C.A. (Secretary). N. Moseley, A.M.I.Mech.E. (General Service). Managers: Lt. Cdr. J. A. Hope, F.I.M.I., A.M.I.B.E. (General Sales). C. Holmes (Wholesale).

George M. Smith. General Motor Factor. 102, Bothwell Street, Glasgow, C.2. Telephone: Central 5372. T A.: " Smith " Glasgow. Proprietor: George M. Smith.

Lauri Smith's Motors. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockist. 442, Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield. Telephone: 2574. Sole Proprietor: Lasirence Smith, F.I.M.I.

S. Smith and Sons (England) Limited. Motor Accessory Manufacturers. Cricklewood Works, Edgware Road, London, N.W.m. Telephone: Gladstone 3333. T/A.: " Speedofac " Telex, London. Directors: R. Gordon-Smith (Chairman and Managing). C. P. Norman. C. W. Nichols. Major C. M. Carington, M.C. J. Reid Young, C.A., F.C.I.S. Secretary: G. S. Sturrock, M.A., F.C.I.P.A.

S. Smith & Sons (Radiomobile) Limited. 179/185, Great Portland Street, London, W.x. Telephone: Langham 5271. Directors: R. Gordon-Smith (Smith & Sons (England) Limited). Sir Ernest Fisk (E.M.I. Limited). C. W. Nichols (Smiths Motor Accessories Ltd.). E. J. Emery (E.M.I. Sales and Service Ltd.). F. J. Hum (Smiths Motor Accessories Ltd.). C. S. Agate (E.M.I. Engineering & Development Ltd.). H. W. Bowen (E.M.I. Factories Ltd.). Managers: P. Blair (General). J. T. G. Milne (General Sales). J. W. S. Younger (Supply). H. M. Percy (Dealers' Sales). W. Crossland (Service).

Smith's Electric Vehicles Limited. Battery Electric Road Vehicle Manufacturers. Princesway, Team Valley, Gateshead-on-Tyne. Telephone: Low Fell 75484/5. Sevac ", Gateshead. Directors: D. Smith. H. W. Heyman (Managing). D. Smith, Jnr. (Secretary). Sales Manager: E. Heyman. 18o

Smith of Stockport Limited. Aircraft and Auto Engineers. 205/7, Wellington Road South, Stockport. Telephone: 464214. Directors: A. Norman Brown (Managing). Alex B. Fitton. Hy. Smith. Managers: H. S. Wheeldon (General). A. G. Bowers (Works).

Snoxalls Garage, Ltd. Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. London Road, Hemel Hempstead, Herts. Telephone: Boxmoor 153/4. Car Stockists : Chesham Road, Berkhamsted, Herts. Telephone: Berkhamsted 1266. Directors: F. D. Snoxall, F.I.M.I. (General Manager). F. R. Snoxall (Secretary). S. J. Snoxall. C. G. Snoxall.

Solihull Motor Co. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. High Street, Solihull. 'Telphone: 0118. Partners: J. W. Kinchin (General Manager). L. Kinchin

Solway Factoring Co. Motor, Cycle and Electrical Factors. 128-132, Queensberry Street, Dumfries. Telephone: 903/4 Directors: Alex Penman A. M. Wilson J. C. Hope W. R. Thomson (General Manager)

South Bucks Garages Ltd. Car, and Light Commercial Vehicle Stock'sts. 204/6, High Street, Slough, Bucks. Telephone: 22930. And at 134, Bath Road, Salt Hill, Slough, Buzks. Telephone: 21003. Directors: Vernon Edward Davis (Managing). Philip John Hunt, A.C.A. Elizabeth Barry. Managers : John Edward Love (Sales). E. B. Lovell (Works). J. Hayes (Stores).

South Devon Garages Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Market Street, Torquay, Devon. Telephone: 2223. Director: William E. Jeffery (Managing).

Southern Engineering Garage. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. High Street, Newhaven. Telephone: 70. Partners: H. T. Amy. Philip John Amy, M.I.M.I. 181

Southern Motor & Utility Finance Corporation Limited. Motor and Machinery Hire Purchase Company. 9, Wellington Square, Hastings, Sussex. Telephone: 1484 and 1880. Directors: A. E. Cornwell (Managing). C. A. Fogden. L. H. Francis. B. E. Cornwell. M. Fogden. General Manager: J. Stidwill. Assistant Secretary: A. E. Fuller.

Spare Parts Ltd. Wholesale Distributors of Motor Spares, Accessories, Tools and Garage Equipment. St. Peter Street, Blackburn, Lancs. Telephone: 7741/2. Also: Alice Street, Morecambe. Telephone: 2854. Directors: W. Earnshaw. H. Lonsdale. Managers: C. Howson (Stores). N. Clegg (Office). N. H. Brown (General).

Spares (Peterborough) Ltd. Motor Factors. r65, Cromwell Road, Peterborough. Telephone: 4064/5. Also at : 17, North Bar, Banbury, Oxon. Telephone: 2451. I ra, Abington Square, Northampton. Telephone: 5239. Directors: G. H. P. Howorth. W. A. Howorth. Managers: C. S. Higgs (General). F. Robinson (Sales).

Spark & Co. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Raleigh Chambers, Station Road East, Oxted. Telephone: 623. Also at Godstone and Hurst Green. Directors: Frank Lindner Wiginton (Managing). C. Challen. Speakman's Garage. Car Stockists. 16a, Hill Street, Southport. Telephone: 2771. Also at Anchor Street, Southport. Proprietor: S. G. Speakman.

Specialloid Limited. Piston and Component Manufacturers. . Black Bull Street, Leeds, xo. Telephone: 31471. TIA.:" Specialoid," Leeds. Chairman: Harry Noel Bates. Directors: William Philip Stuart Hastings 1 (Joint General Managers). Richard Herbert Hainsworth Managers: A. D. Hewitt (Sales). G. Fleming (Service).

Speedwell Factoring Co. (Speedwell Mfg. Co. Ltd.: Proprietors). Automobile and Cycle Factors. 18, King Street, Luton. Telephone: 3821. Leagrave Road, Luton. Also at 41, King Street, Luton. Directors: E. A. Burgess (Managing). L. R. Lewis. General Manager: F. Ivory. 5/32

Spenborough Engineering Co. Ltd. Tipping Gear Manufacturers and Body Builders. Union Road, Heckmondwike, Yorks. Telephone: 924 and 925. Directors: A. M. Jackson. E. B. M. Jackson. General Manager: H. Smith.

H. Spence and Co. Coach Builders. Brookvale Street, Belfast. Telephone: 43287. And at Orient Gardens, Belfast. Proprietor: Herbert Spence.

George Spencer, Moulton & Co. Ltd. Specialists in the design and manufacture of mechanical rubber applications. 53/54, Ashley Place, Westminster, London Telephone: Victoria 5864/7. TIA.:" George Spencer, Sowest," London. Also at Kingston Mill, Bradford-on-Avon, Wilts. Telephone: 2216. TIA.: " Moulton, Trowbridge," Bradford-on-Avon. Directors: J. C. Spencer, A.I.Loco.E. G. E. M. Godfrey, M.B.E., A.M.I.Mech.E., A.I.R.I. (Advertising Executive). F. Evelyn Jones. H. P. Lambert, F.W.C.A. (Secretary).. Managers: J. M. Chrystal, M.C., M.I.Mech.E. (Works). R. K. Glascodine, D.S.O., M.C., M.I.Mech.E., A.I.Loco.E., A.I.R.I. (Technical W. F. Wells (Production). Department). Chief Chemist: L. G. Shelton, B.Sc. Sales Executive: W. W. Weston.

Spiral Tube & Components Co. Ltd. Heat Transmission Engineers. Stanmore, Middlesex. Telephone: .Edgware 4658/9. .• Also at, Osmaston Park Road, Derby. Telephone: 48761/2/3. Directors: J. A. Dover (Chairman). A. Wilkinson, A.I.Mech.E. (Managing). K. J. Wilkinson, M.I.W.M., A.M.I.A.A. ( Derby). E. C. Cotterill (London). D. M. Bennett. B. J. Bennett. Secretary: G. A. Wilkinson, F.C.I.S., A.C.W.A.

Splintex Safety Glass Ltd. Splinterproof Glass Manufacturers. Splintex-Newtex Works, Nightingale Road, Harwell, W.7. Telephone: Ealing 6711. TIA.:" Splintex, Ealux," London. Directors: Capt. H. S. Harrison-Wallace, D.S.O., R.N. (Rtd.), (Chairman). R. F. White (Managing).

Spurling Motor Bodies Limited. Car and Light Vehicle Stockists, Body Builders, Etc. Edgware Road, The Hyde, Hendon, N.W.9. Telephone: Colindale 7171. Directors: W. F. Spurling (Managing). C. J. Calderwood (Production). H. H. Higginson (Sales). C. L. Tomkins (Service). E. H. Clifton (Motor Accessories). Secretary: B. Paxton, F.I.A.C.

Staddons Garages (1937) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Bampton Street, Minehead. Telephone: io6112. Directors: W. D. Collins (Joint Managing). A. C. Collins E. J. Staddon ( eneral Service Manager). C. D. Collins.

Stag Garage Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Lorne Street, Lochgilphead. Telephone: 218. Directors: I. K. Fleming (General Manager). J. Brodie (Stores Manager). M. Andrews (Workshop Foreman). J. Adam.

Stakesby Garage Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Castle Park, Whitby. Telephone: 251. Directors: Arthur Walker (General Manager). Allen Walker.

Standard & Triumph Sales, Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Standard House, 37, Davies Street, Grosvenor Square, London, W.r. Telephone: Mayfair 5011. Directors: Col. R. E. Maude, O.B.E., T.D. (Managing). A. J. Rayment. E. H. Grindley. W. B. Bradley. A. C. Sivyer. Col. V. J. Roy-Applin, T.D., D.L. D. R. Maude (Administrative). Secretary: V. R. Hicks, F.C.I.S.

Standard Motor Company Limited. Automobile Manufacturers. Canley Works, Coventry Telephone: Coventry 3185. TIA.:" Flywheel " Coventry. Directors: C. J. Band (Chairman). Sir John Black (Deputy Chairman and Managing). A. S. Dick (Deputy Managing). E. G. Grinham, M.I.Mech.E. (Technical). L. A. Woodhall (Supplies). H. S. Weale (Production). Michael Whitfield (Assistant Managing Director). Secretary: Kenneth Aspland, A.C.A. General Sales Manager: W. J. R. Warren. Sales Manager: B. Turnbull.

Stanton (A. J.) and Company Ltd. Controlled by North Central Wagon Co. Ltd. 21, New Dover Road, Canterbury, Kent. Star Bodies (BTC) Ltd. Commercial Motor Body Builders. Star Works, 115, 116, Water Street, Manchester, 3. Telephone: Blackfriars 3121 and 0708. Directors: W. L. Morgan, M.I.Mech.E., M.S.A.E. P. F. Jones. G. A. Culverwell. A. Whitfield,' O.B.E. General Manager: Robert Blackshaw, I.B.C.A.M. 184 Station Garage. Car and.Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Topsham, Nr. Exeter, S. Devon. Telephone: 3129. Proprietor: H. P. Commin.

Station Garages. Car Stockists. 28/9, Railway Terrace, Derby. Telephone: 2510. Sole Proprietor: Horace Grocock.

Steel Parts Ltd. Manufacturers of Steel Bolts and Nuts, and " Sparts " High Tensile Bolts. Spartan Works, West Bromwich. Telephone: Tipton 2191. Directors: Alan Shirlaw (Chairman and Managing). G. H. Haggett (General Manager). W. H. B. Hatton. D. W. Shirlaw. Secretary: Ralph Biddulph, B.Com.

Steele Griffiths & Co. Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists, and Concessionaires. 295 & 320, Camberwell New Road, London, Telephone: Rodney 2201-6. Directors: F. Griffiths Woollard, J.P., B.Sc., M.I.Mech.E., A.M.I.C.E. (Chairman and Brian B. Woollard, LL.B. (Deputy Managing and Sales). Managing). R. P. Woollard, D.I.C., A.R.C.Sc., F.R.I.C. F. J. Daley (Staff). D. G. Humphreys, B.A. T. W. Kelly, F.C.I.S., F.A.C.C.A. J. L. Wood. Managers: H. J. Skillen (Works). F. Leslie Wells (Engineering Department). W. Stafford Coombe (Stores and Insurance Repair). Chief Accountant: L. J. Crittle.

H. D. Steele & Son Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 18/19, Railway Approach, Worthing. Telephone: 2527. Directors: H. D. Steele (General Manager). I. K. Steele.

Steelself Ltd. Car Stockists. Queen's Garage, Promenade, Cheltenham, Glos. Telephone: 2023. Directors: L. H. Steel. W. B. Cripps.

D. L. Steiner. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Dovedale Road, Mossley Hill, Liverpool, i8. Telephone: Sefton Park 4000. Also Windsor Street, Liverpool, 8. Telephone: Royal 6460. Speke Airport, Liverpool, 19. Telephone: Garston 1897. Directors: D. L. Steiner, M.I.M.I. Mary Steiner. General Manager: T. Barker.

Stemco Limited. Petrol Pumps and Oil Equipment Distributors. Telephone: Gulliver 5474. 128/132, Albert Street, Camden Town, N.W.t. Directors: B. T. W. Burgess (Chairman). S. Collier (Managing). A. R. Y. Speller (Sales). E. S. Stock (Secretary).

Eddie Stephens Motors. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 21/23, Water Street, Carmarthen. Telephone: 233. Proprietor: E. T. M. Stephens, A.M.Inst.B.E.

Sternol Limited. Motor Lubricating Oils and Greases. Royal London House, Finsbury Square, London, E.C.2. Telephone: Monarch 3871/5. TIA.:" Sternoline, Phone " London. Also Branches at :— YORKSHIRE : Trafalgar Street, Bradford. Telephone: 28664. NOTTINGHAMSHIRE : Chilwell, Near Beeston. Telephone: Beeston 55412. GLASGOW : 19, Waterloo Street. Telephone: Central 5598. MANCHESTER : to, Marsden Street. Telephone: Blackfriars 3668. WALSALL : 50, Bradford Street. Telephone: 5766. Directors: The Right Hon. The Earl of Verulam. F. Stacey Hooker. E. W. Argent. J. D. Bruce. W. A. Dercksen. R. A. Dowsett. C. H. Hudson. Executives: A. L. Read, B.Sc.,F.R.I.C., C.I.E.E., F.I.P. (Production) G. M. Shurety (Sales). P. George (Service). Advertising Agents: Erwoods Ltd., Piccadilly, London, W.I. Secretary: F. W. Goodall.

Stevco Ltd. Motor Tyre Factors and Distributors of Transport Service Equipment. Telephone: 3188. 8/9, Rewley Road, Oxford. Directors: Norman Edward Dallas Stevens (Managing). George Ian Graham Stevens. Betty `Leila Mary Stevens. George J. Rout. Humphrey L. Warren. Buyer: N. A. Crowe. Secretary: S. G. Smith.

Stevenage Motor Company Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Morris House, Stevenage, Herts. Telephone: 253. Directors: Francis G. Clarkson (Managing). F. C. L. Broadribb (Secretary).

Stewart & Ardern Limited. Morris car and Morris commercial vehicle distributors in and around London. Morris House, The Vale, Acton, W.3. Telephone: Shepherd's Bush 3130. TIA.:"Esanaserve" Ealux, London. Directors: G. H. Upjohn (Chairman). George F. Baker 1 George A. Royston (Managing Directors). Paul C. P. Stanley

Stocks (1920) Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Wide Bargate, Boston, Lincs. Telephone: 2428. Directors: John D. Newbold (Chairman). John C. Coney (Managing). Walter Jeffery (Service Manager). Alex. MacDonald (Secretary).

Stockwood Motors Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Rockingham Road, Corby, Northants. Telephone: 3243. Directors: James Macklin, A.M.I.M.I. (Managing and General Manager). Mary Reid Macklin. Managers: Owen Felce (Service). Irving Holmes (Office).

Arthur Stratford. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Telephone: 3155. 31, Hockliffe Street, Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire. Proprietor: A. Stratford.

Stream-Line Filters, Ltd. Petrol Filter and other Accessory and Component Manufacturers. Also Transport Service Equipment Manufacturers. Ingate Place, Queenstown Road, London, S.W.B. Telephone: Macaulay tom TIA.:"Edgefilt" Claproad, London. Director: C. S. Garland (Chairman and Managing). General Manager: A. Beale.

The Studebaker Corporation, Export Division. Automobile Manufacturer. 635, S. Main Street, South Bend, 27, Indiana. Telephone: 6-7111. General Manager: R. A. Hutchinson.

Studebaker Distributors Ltd. Concessionnaires. Henly House, 385/7, Euston Road, N.W.r. Telephone: Euston 4444. Also at:— Hawley Crescent, Camden Town, N.W.t. Telephone: Gulliver 4141. and I/5, Peter Street, Manchester. Telephone: Blackfriars 7843. Directors: H. G. Henly. R. G. Chandler. J. A. Joyce. A. G. White. Col. E. H. Kenny. Secretary: T. Plant.

Studley Garage & Engineering Works Ltd. Car Stockists. Priory Square, Studley. Telephone: 9. Directors: Graham Compton Hill, M.I.M.I. (General Manager). Edna Mary Hill, S.R.N. Secretary: K. A. Farr.

Walter E. Sturgess & Sons Limited. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. Braunstone Gate, Leicester. Telephone: 22047. Director: F. G. Sturgess.

F. M. Summerfield Ltd. Automobile Concessionnaires. 138, Lower Baggot Street, Dublin. Telephone: 62788/9 and 62879. Factory Telephone: 73473. Director: Senator Frederick Maurice Summerfield, P.C. (Owner-Manager). General Manager: Francis F. Tierney, P.C. Sales Executive: M. T. O'Keeffe.

Sunbeam-Talbot Ltd. Car Manufacturing Division, Rootes Group. Ryton-on-Dunsmore, Nr. Coventry. Telephone: 62031. T/A.: Sunbeam, Coventry. Directors: Sir William Rootes, K.B.E. (Chairman). Sir Reginald Rootes (Deputy Chairman). W. G. Rootes (Managing). Capt. J. Brittain-Jones, C.B.E. (Supply). R. W. Hammond, C.B.E. E. W. Hancock, M.B.E. (General Manager—Works). G. Lloyd Dixon (Sales, Service and Parts). B. G. Rootes. T. D. Rootes. B. B. Winter (Engineering). Secretary: R. G. Leaf. Managers: S. F. Bampfylde (Personnel). G. Bate (Service). H. D. S. Burgess (Planning). T. C. F. Gardner (Purchase and Supply). N. Garrad (Sales). K. G. Huband (Parts). T. H. Oakley (Advertising). H. Pryor (Works). A. G. Booth (Chief Technical Engineer). Dr. H. E. Merritt (Chief Administrative Engineer). A. K. Meggitt (Chief Accountant). Dr. R. G. Samuel (Medical Officer).

Surrey Service Delivery Company, The Car Delivery Agents. Fleece Road, Ditton Hill, Surbiton. Telephone: Emberbrook 5745. Proprietor: A. T. Angier.

Sutherland Motors Ltd. Car and Light Commercial Vehicle Stockists. 122, English Street, Dumfries. Telephone: 1632. Directors: John Stuart Sutherland. Ian Gray Macknight. General Manager: John Erskine Stirling.

Swan, Tennent and McMeekin. Motor Accessories Factors. Distributors of Garage Equipment. 8, Dixon Street, Glasgow, C.'. Telephone: Central soox. Partners: Robert Swan. Robert T. McMeekin.

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