Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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Ward La France

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  • Ward La France built a small amount of truck chassis, using purchased parts.
  • They offered pneumatic tyres.


  • E. E. Snow owned the company and designed a fleet of luxury charabancs after World War One.
  • It featured a ten note organ that woke up the sleeping residents when it returned from being out on excursions.

Sources of Information

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