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Blakes Motors

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of Salford, Manchester

1914 Company founded.

1930 Became private company.

Main dealer for North Manchester and Salford for Vauxhall cars

1961 Together with a subsidiary are engaged as dealers in new and second-hand motors and vehicles and motor repairers. 250 employees.[1]

Acquired by Dutton-Forshaw Group[2]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1961 Dun and Bradstreet KBE
  2. The Times, Dec 09, 1968