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Dawes Cycle Co

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Dawes Cycles of Hall Green Works, Birmingham (1927), of Wharf Street, Tyseley, Birmingham (1931).

1926 Company founded when Ernie Humphries and his partner Fred Dawes decided to split their Humphries and Dawes business - Dawes established a business making pedal cycles whilst Humphries set up a business to make OK-Supreme motorcycles

1927 Stand No.71 at the 1927 Motor Cycle and Cycle Show at Olympia

Made 40,000 bicycles a year at their peak

WWII Supplied bicycles to the British Army

1975 Following a fire the company went into receivership

Acquired by ATAG

1998 Acquired by David Stone

See Also

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Sources of Information

  • Birmingham’s Industrial Heritage by Ray Shill. Published by Sutton Publishing 2002. ISBN 0-7509-2593-0
  • The Times September 10, 2011