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Armstrong Cycles

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1906. Armstrong Road Path Racing Cycle. Exhibit at the Scottish Cycle Museum.
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of Warstone Lane Works, Birmingham.

of Sherborne Street, Birmingham (1935).

of Sampson Rd North, Birmingham (after 1935)

1920 Became private company.

1936 The "Armstrong Moth" and "Armstrong Peerless". The Fold-up Sidecar.

1956 The British Cycle Corporation was formed, as a subsidiary, to take over and control Tube Investments bicycle-making subsidiaries in the Birmingham area, namely Armstrong Cycles, Brampton Fittings, Hercules Cycle and Motor Co, Phillips Cycles, and Walton and Brown[1]; the activities would be concentrated in a large factory at Handsworth; large redundancies followed; Norman was also in the TI group but does not seem to have been included in the new Corporation.

1961 Manufacturers of "Armstrong" and "Alpha" cycles. [2]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Times, 21 August 1956
  2. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE