SK9771 : Castle Hill, Lincoln - Vehicle

near to Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Castle Hill, Lincoln - Vehicle
Castle Hill, Lincoln - Vehicle
Austin-Healey Sprite Mark 1, built between 1958 and 1960. Fondly known as a frog-eyed sprite. Body panels for these vehicles were pressed here - LinkExternal link
The site is now used by Swindon Pressings Ltd., which is owned by BMW. They make body parts for the Mini, which are then sent to the plant in Oxford for assembly. Swindon is unusual in that it has two major car manufacturers, BMW and Honda.
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2008
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Sunday, 8 June, 2008   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 29 June, 2008
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Classic cars   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 97576 71826 [1m precision]
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 97578 71822
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