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 162,879 pages of information and 245,382 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.

Gilfords (HSG)

From Graces Guide

1936 HSG accquired the Park Royal premises of the Gilford Motor Co which was in receivership and created a subsidiary being Gilford-HSG.

They built one chassis based on a 1935 Gilford that was left in the Park Royal unsold. It was fitted with a modified AEC engine and an HSG gas producer.

Highland Transport bought the bus and it subsequently covered 20,000 miles in 9 months, averaging a fuel consumption of 2lb (0.907kg) a mile.


See Also

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Sources of Information

  • Ian Allan - British Buses Since 1900 - Aldridge and Morris