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Morris Radiators

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of Oxford.

Formerly the Osberton Radiator Co

1923 Morris took control of Osberton Radiator Co which had been supplying radiators for the cars

1925 Morris moved the company from Osberton Road to a near-by site on the western side of Woodstock Road

WWII Manufactured parts for the De Havilland Mosquito [1]

1943 Morris Radiators opened a manufacturing facility in Llanelli to produce the revolutionary gill tube radiator for the Spitfire aeroplane.

1960 Acquired by the British Motor Corporation, but known locally as "Morris Motors"

1977 Formation of SU-Butec which includes Llanelli Radiators

1987 A management buyout of the Llanelli site.

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Sources of Information

  1. Mosquito by C. Martin Sharp and Michael J. F. Bowyer. Published by Crecy Books in 1995. ISBN 0-947554-41-6