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Rolls-Royce History

About the group This is Hulme Park, Manchester, taken from the north end of Dearden Street. It is the site of the very first Rolls-Royce factory.

Created 5 August 2013

The postcode of the site is M15 5LZ and the Grid Ref is 83301 96819 (53:47N 2:25W)

Monday 5th of August 2013 01:02:10 PM
Dearden Street almost coincides with what used to be Cooke Street - the address of the first R-R factory. My research has enabled me to superimpose an old photo of the factory onto this modern photo to show the exact location of the factory. That is my Morris Minor in both photos!

Monday 5th of August 2013 11:36:23 AM