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Gilford Motor Co

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August 1928.

The Gilford Motor Co of High Wycombe produced commercial vehicles from 1926


1926 The Gilford Motor Co of High Wycombe started life as E. B. Horne and Co of Holloway Road, London N7, when it was converting Garford war surplus vehicles.

1927 The company moved to larger premises at Bellfields, High Wycombe

Produced a range of buses and coaches

1937 The company ceased trading when it was taken over by Sentinel. Only one vehicle is known to have been preserved.


See Gilford: Buses


See Gilford: Lorries

See Also


Sources of Information

  • British Lorries 1900-1992 by S. W. Stevens-Stratten. Pub. Ian Allen Publishing
  • Ian Allan - British Buses Since 1900 - Aldridge and Morris