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Regent Motors

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of Regent Street, Cheltenham

1931 Control purchased by George Readings

1941 Became a dispersal factory for Gloster Aircraft Co; both the prototype E28/39 jet aircraft were moved to Cheltenham for completion before one was moved back to Brockworth for the first trials.

1974 Company voluntarily wound up; James M Readings was chairman[1]


See Also

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Sources of Information

  1. The London Gazette 31 January 1974
  • Gloucestershire Echo 17 May 2018
  • Jet Pioneers, by Tim Kershaw, publ by Sutton (2004)