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November 1926.
October 1936.
October 1937.
October 1938. Rolls-Royce Sedanca.
Dec 1939.
December 1939.
Sept 1940.
April 1943.
August 1944.
Jan 1945.

Windovers of The Hyde, Hendon, London, NW9.

Originally Saddlers and Harness Makers in Ottery St Mary.

During the industrial revolution they moved to Grantham and then to Huntingdon to make carriages and coaches - see Charles S. Windover and Co

They later would build bodies for Rolls Royce and Bentley.

1924 They moved their factory to Hendon to be closer to their showrooms.

After the Second World War, Windovers successfully switched to making coaches, fire engines and taxis

1956 The business closed.[1][2]

Agents for Rolls-Royce: Cars

See Also


Sources of Information

  2. The History of Windovers by Jane Windover