Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Clyde Aero Engine Co

From Graces Guide

of Shell-Mex House, Victoria Embankment, London, WC2

  • Manufacturers and suppliers in Great Britain.

1937 Aero engine manufacturers.

1937 The Scottish Aircraft and Engineering Co., agreed with Lord Nuffield that they would purchase his aero engine business, including the whole of the plant and machinery of Wolseley Aero Engines at Birmingham. Included in the arrangement is an understanding that the whole of the business — including the plant and machinery — would be transferred to a distressed area so they have decided to build a modern works on the Clyde, where skilled labour requirements can be satisfied. A new company, the Clyde Aero Engine Co., Ltd., has been formed to build the Wolseley range of 250-500 h.p. engines in a new factorv. These engines will in future be known as Clyde aero engines.[1]



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Sources of Information

  1. Flight 28 Jan 1937