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Vulcan Motors Ltd, of Maidstone
1937 J. Brockhouse and Co acquired the entire share capital of Vulcan Motor and Engineering Co of Southport; the purchased would use the Vulcan works for general engineering but would take steps to maintain production of the Vulcan chassis which they did by selling the rights to the motor vehicle side of the business to Tilling-Stevens of Maidstone, Kent. Vulcan Works was renamed Brockhouse Engineering (Southport)
1950 Tilling-Stevens was taken over by the Rootes Group and a new 7 tonner appeared at that year's Commercial Motor Show in London.
1953 Controlled by Tilling-Stevens Sales Manager: F. M. S. Best. Service Manager: F. J. Hughes.