BMC and British Leyland had a bewildering array of factories dotted around the UK when the empire was at its peak.
Using this interactive map as created by Jonathan Barber, you can now navigate around them and see for yourself as to what was built where. It’s still a work in progress, and we’re going to expand to international operations in time – please post any errors or omissions in the Comments section.
The BMC/BL Empire
View British Leyland Factories in a larger map
Please note to help with this, please state the factory name, details and post code, in your entries below. That way we can add them a lot more quickly and accurately. Thank you.
There is also a Facebook thread for edits, additions and rectifications.
Is the Editor of the Parkers website and price guide, formerly editor of Classic Car Weekly, and launch editor/creator of Modern Classics magazine. Has contributed to various motoring titles including Octane, Practical Classics, Evo, Honest John, CAR magazine, Autocar, Pistonheads, Diesel Car, Practical Performance Car, Performance French Car, Car Mechanics, Jaguar World Monthly, MG Enthusiast, Modern MINI, Practical Classics, Fifth Gear Website, Radio 4, and the the Motoring Independent...
Likes 'conditionally challenged' motors and taking them on unfeasible adventures all across Europe.
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