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Alford and Alder

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February 1905. Chambers Two-cylinder car.
November 1907. Body on a Porthos chassis.
November 1922.
August 1933.
October 1951.
November 1968. Pow-A-Rak. Adwest Engineering in conjunction with Alford and Alder.

of Hemel Hempstead

1905 Selling Chambers small car

1919-26 Coachbuilders

c.1930 Became Alfrod and Alder (Engineering) Ltd

WWII Manufactured parts for the De Havilland Mosquito

1963 Motor Show exhibitor. Front suspension assemblies etc.[1]

1963 Manufactured power steering for Jaguar with Adwest Engineering (see advert)

By 1968 was part of Leyland Motors

See Also


Sources of Information

  • Mosquito by C. Martin Sharp and Michael j. F. Bowyer. Published by Crecy Books in 1995. ISBN 0-947554-41-6