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Norris Brothers Ltd, consulting engineers, of Burgess Hill
1955 The Norris Brothers designed a Bluebird hydroplane boat which was driven by Donald Campbell, setting a water speed record on Coniston Water, and on 6 occasions thereafter
1958 Designing the Bluebird car for Donald Campbell to attempt the land speed record
1958 of Burgess Hill; patent on apparatus for manoeuvering flexible pipes (with Lewis Hunt Norris)
1960 Completed the Bluebird car.
1963 Patented with BP a method of making potable water from sea water
Donald Campbell worked closely with Kenneth Norris on the design of the Bluebird hydroplane in which he met his death in 1967
1967 The next project was to have been a rocket-powered supersonic car