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Thrupp & Maberly Limited

More than half a century before Stephenson's Rocket made its successful trial trip in 1829, the house of Thrupp, coach and carriage builders, was established in London. It quickly made a name for craftsmanship in an age when handbuilr chaises, landaus, phaetons, gigs and coaches were things of beauty and grace.

That reputation still remains with the modern firm of Thrupp & Maberly Ltd., the oldest concern in the Rootes Group. Craftsmanship is still the keynote of every activity in the Thrupp factory, now mainly engaged in applying the distinctive trim and finish to the Group's convertibles and luxury saloons.

Rob Allan 2016-01-03