|Hattons (St Helens) Ltd|
The Hattons business was established in Southport. Hattons (St Helens) Ltd were incorporated as a company 1 July 1953 and traded from Prescot Road, Tollbar. The business was dissolved 10 November 1992. It has since been reinstated but is dormant and not trading.
Hattons (Southport) LtdAn old advert said to date from sometime between 1928 to 1935 according to njam52 from whose collection it appeared on the Southport.GB.com forum.
They did have the garage at the corner of Hartwood Road and, Roe Lane. I understand they ran the first licensed taxi's in Southport, "White Tops" They were allowed eight licenses. Pre-war The cars were Morris Eights. Black bodies with cream tops.
They bought Whitesides Garages Ltd and used their 6-16 Roe Lane premises.
|Hattons on the corner of Leicester Street and Lord Street|
Seeds trade directoryIn Seeds
1924-25: Hatton Bros, motor car agents of Imperial Garage, Leyland Road also 1 York Road.
In 1924-25 and 1927 the proprietor is listed as Mr Harold Hatton living at 101 Windsor Road
1927-28: Hatton Bros Ltd automobile agents and engineers 665-7 Lord Street.
1933-34: Hatton Bros Ltd, motor agents & engineers, 4 Hulme Street tel 4437,64a west street and 665-7 Lord Street.
1955: Hattons (Southport) Limited, 93-95 and 655 Lord Street motor showrooms, Hartwood Road and 6-16 Roe Lane service, 30 Gordon Street car park.
Associated businessIn the Hattons (Southport) Limited company accounts for year to 30 September 1975 there are listed 6 subsidiary companies: Hattons (St Helens) Limited, Hattons (Burnley) Limited, Hattons (Wigan) Limited, Dentons Green Garage Limited, H H Timberlake Limited, Whitesides (Southport) Limited.
In the Hattons (Southport) Limited company accounts for year to 31 December 1986 there are listed 3 subsidiary companies: Hattons (St Helens) Limited, Suttons of St Helens (Autoparts 1982) Limited, Whitesides (Southport) Limited.
Triumph car dealers in St HelensTo follow.
Plea for more informationIf you have any more information or recollections about Hattons (St Helens) Limited please get in touch. I would like to see any photos you may have. 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 Triumph Car Dealers Flickr gallery of images I have found on Flickr.
I have a collection of Standard Triumph car dealer directories: http://vitessesteve.blogspot.co.uk/2016/03/triumph-car-dealer-directories.html
Picture credits: Hattons on the corner of Leicester Street and Lord Street appeared in The Southport Vistor; An old advert said to date from sometime between 1928 to 1935 from the collection of njam52;