A history of Lamb's LtdEstablished in 1906 Lamb's Ltd have a long history of selling and servicing motor cars.
|Lamb's Ltd advert 1924|
|Lambs Ltd advert in the Motor magazine dated 25 September 1946|
|Lambs Ltd advert in the Motor magazine dated 5 May 1948|
|Lamb's Ltd advert 1951|
|Lambs HQ building 08-1964|
|Lambs showroom and petrol station High Road Ilford|
|Stanpart window display at Lambs from STR03-1966|
1968 letterhead from an invoice for a Triumph 2000 saloon supplied to its first owner on 1st June 1968.
|Standard Vanguard in Lambs Ltd workshop image 1|
|Standard Vanguard in Lambs Ltd workshop image 2|
|Standard Vanguard in Lambs Ltd workshop image 3|
Lambs (Coachbuilders) LtdThe only thing I know about this company is this advert.
|Lambs (Coachbuilders) Ltd 1963 advert|
Lambs Ltd windscreen sticker
Dealer locationsLambs have over the years operated from many different locations.
1924 they were selling Standard and Triumph cars from at least three locations:
50 High Street, Wood Green, London N22
Opposite Hoe Street Station, Walthamstow, E17
Opposite Great Portland Station, Euston Road, London, NW1
1951 at least four locations:
Standard House, Southern Road, Woodford Essex
Slough House. 16 Berkeley Street, London W1
194/6 High Road, Ilford
Also at Chingford.
1955, 58, 65, 68 and 74 they were a distributor selling Standard Triumph from Standard House, Southend Road, Woodford Green, IG8 8HG.
Lambs Limited, Avenue Garage, Southend Arterial Road, Hornchurch, RM11 3UH.
Lambs (Loughton) Ltd 161 High Road, Loughton from premises which had previously been operated by another Triumph dealer Patmore Bros Limited.
Plea for informationIf you have any more information or recollections about these garages, photos of window stickers, dealer badges or sill plates etc please let me know. I can be contacted via the comments to this post or on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/stephen.weblin
Further information and sourcesLink to the other articles in this series.
Link to my article about Patmore Bros Limited
Link to my Triumph Car Dealers Flickr group .
You can download a copy of the Triumph Sales and Service Directory 1968-69 which started me off on the search for info about Triumph car dealers.
I have a collection of Standard Triumph car dealer directories: http://vitessesteve.blogspot.co.uk/2016/03/triumph-car-dealer-directories.html
Picture credits: Lamb's Ltd advert 1924 from gracesguide: https://www.gracesguide.co.uk/Lambs who have a good collection of early adverts: Stanpart window display at Lambs from Standard Triumph Review March 1966; Standard Vanguard in Lambs Ltd workshop images Ian Randell; Lambs (Coachbuilders) Ltd 1963 advert from Maurice on flickr; Lambs showroom and petrol station High Road Ilford image was posted to facebook by Ed Coldrick.