Leyland Motors

British vehicle manufacturing company

Leyland Motors Limited (later known as the Leyland Motor Corporation) started in the town of Leyland, Lancashire, England. It started as a bus manufacturing company but soon started to make trucks too. The factory locations included Spurrier Works in Leyland. A new factory was opened in Workington where the Leyland National Bus was produced from 1972 to 1985.

Leyland Motors
Founded1896; 128 years ago (1896) (as Lancashire Steam Motor Company)
Defunct1968 (1968)
FateMerged with British Motor Holdings
SuccessorBritish Leyland Motor Corporation

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  • Jack, Doug (1984). The Leyland Bus Mk2, UK: Transport Publishing Company. ISBN 0-903839-67-9

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