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of 18 Holborn Viaduct (1899)
of 48 Holborn Viaduct
of 1 Albany Street, Regents Park, London
By 1898 he was offering accessories under his own name (see adverts)
Agents for Renault
c.1900 Friswell also set up Friswell's Automobile Palace Ltd in Holborn, a five-storey building which could accommodate hundreds of vehicles in garage and showroom space, with repair and paint shops, accessory sales and auction facilities, and other provisions for the convenience of the clientele.
1906 Became sole distributor for Standard cars; Charles Friswell became chairman of the Standard Motor Company
1906 Produced a light car built in France with a De Dion-Bouton single-cylinder engine of 6.5 h.p. 
1911 Standard faced a crisis due to not being able to collect Friswell's account.
1912 Friswell's company dishonoured its bill for goods supplied in January 1912. Standard survived, but went onto short time in mid-1912; Friswell's sole agency agreement was terminated with effect from 30 September.
Charles Friswell's relationship with Standard came to an end when he failed to acquire the holding of the founder of the company.
1912 Friswell (1906) Ltd was voluntarily wound up