Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 134,691 pages of information and 213,769 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.
of Seagrave Works, Fulham
1902 January. Began business as a motor agent Rolls and Co at Lillie Hall, Fulham, a former ice skating rink
1902 May. Exhibited at the Motor Car Show
1903 Formed by Charles Stewart Rolls. Offices and showrooms opened in Brook Street, Mayfair
1905 Opened premises in Conduit Street; kept the repair shops at Lillie Road, Fulham
1905 July. Announced the 4-cylinder 24/30-hp 'Rolls Bus'.
1905 November: At the 1905 Motor Show (Olympia) they exhibited the New all-British Rolls-Royce Motor Car with a 10-hp 7-seater £1,000 Pullman limousine and a 15-hp 3-cylinder 'Silent Laudaulette'. They also showed cars from Minerva and Orleans.