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50000th Reliant Regal

Tom Scott, the Managing Director of Reliant is seen here at a presentation to mark the 50000th Reliant Regal. The Reliant Motor Company was formed in 1935 when Mr T.L. Williams decided to build his ...

A factory tour at Reliant

Charlie Courier, the factory manager, can be seen on the left giving a tour of the factory. A production line of Reliant Regals can be seen behind them. The Reliant Motor Company was formed in 1935 ...

A.J. Fryer, Uttoxeter Carnival

A.J. Fryer (Arthur), owner of Fryer's garage on Derby Road, at the 1936 Uttoxeter Carnival. The car he is driving is a half size scale model with round plates advertising 'FRYERS FOR VAUXHALLS'. The ...

Bond Bug advertisement

Reliant purchased the Bond company. Reliant wanted to produce a sports car, but were unsure of how successful it would be and so decided to produce their sports car, the Bug, under the Bond name. The ...

Computer Operator, Reliant Works, Tamworth

The Reliant Motor Company were early adopters of technology and were using computers as early as 1972. The Reliant Motor Company was formed in 1935 when Mr T.L. Williams decided to build his own ...

Donald Gray visiting the Reliant factory

Donald Gray, the actor, is seen here visiting the Reliant factory. The Reliant Motor Company was formed in 1935 when Mr T.L. Williams decided to build his own three wheeled vehicle in his back garden ...

Donald Gray visiting the Reliant Works, Tamworth

In 1962 actor Donald Gray visited Reliant. He is seen here with "Tommo" Thompson (left), Ray Wiggin (second left) and Tom Williams (far right). At the time Donald Gray was best known for playing one-armed ...

Fire damage at the Reliant factory

This photograph shows the damage that a fire in the fibre glass shop caused at the factory in Two Gates. After this the fibre glass shop was moved to a site in Kettlebrook. The Reliant Motor Company ...

Fire Damage at the Reliant Works, Tamworth

In 1966 a fire tore through the fibreglass shop at Reliant's factory at Two Gates, Tamworth. The damaged buildings can be seen in the background. The Reliant Motor Company was formed in 1935 when ...

H.W. Furbank, Garage, Market Street, Uttoxeter

Furbank's garage on the corner of Market Street and Spiceal Street.

Michelin Man, Wardle Street, Tamworth

Pictured is a promotion on Michelin tyres at the Wardle Street Garage. The garage was built by James Smith Junior and was known as the Red Rose in 2004. James' brother Charlie Smith also had a garage ...

Princess Anne visiting the Reliant Works, Tamworth

Princess Anne was and still is a great admirer of Reliant vehicles having owned Scimitars, Robins and Kittens. She is seen here on 15th July 1975 with Managing Director, Ray Wiggin touring the Reliant ...

Reliant Ant

Visitors to the Reliant Factory are seen here on a tour, inspecting a Reliant Ant. Tom Scott, the Managing Director of the firm, can be seen on the far right. The Reliant Motor Company was formed ...

Reliant assembly line, Two Gates, Tamworth

Reliant's new assembly line for the Robin range.

Reliant Brochure

The cover of a 1936 Reliant brochure for the 7cwt and 10cwt vans powered by J.A.P. engines. To date only one copy of this brochure is known to survive. The Reliant Motor Company was formed in 1935 ...

Reliant Cricket match, Drayton Manor, Fazeley

A cricket match by the company Reliant, on the grounds of Drayton Manor sports and social club, which was founded by Sir Robert Peel. These grounds later became a Speedway.

Reliant Drawing Office

Designers seen hard at work at the drawing office of Reliant. The Reliant Motor Company was formed in 1935 when Mr T.L. Williams decided to build his own three wheeled vehicle in his back garden at ...

Reliant Motor Vehicles

The Reliant Motor Company in Tamworth didn't just build 3-wheelers. This shot from the 1960s shows the vehicles Reliant was manufacturing at that time. It includes the Regal three wheeler, the small ...