Monday, July 25, 2016

Newton Baker Ltd of Leicester - Triumph Car Dealers 17a

This is short article about Newton Baker Ltd of Leicester is number 17a in my series of articles about Triumph car dealers.


 Newton Baker Ltd rear window sticker from a August 1967 Triumph 1300.

Newton Baker Ltd rear window sticker

Newton Baker Ltd rear window sticker from a August 1982 Triumph Acclaim.

Newton Baker Ltd advert
Newton Baker Ltd advert

Dealers address info

In 1955 there were 7 other dealers in the city including:
Newton, Baker Ltd., 36 Western Road.

In 1968 there were 6 other dealers in the city including :
Newton, Baker Ltd, 36 Western Road.

In 1974 there were 2 other dealers in the city including :
Walter E Sturgess & Sons Ltd, Walnut Street, LE2 7GS who had taken over Newton Baker in 1971.

For more info about Triumph dealers in Leicester see my post about H A Browett & Co Ltd were listed as the distributor for the area.

For more info about Walter E Sturgess & Sons Ltd see post17b.

Further information and sources

Link to the other articles in this series.

Link to my Triumph Car Dealers Flickr gallery of images I have found on Flickr.

If you have any more information or recollections about this garage, photos of window stickers, dealer badges or sill plates etc please let me know.

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.

Galileo on the Triumph Dolomite forum has very kindly scanned and made available a 1974'ish copy of the Triumph Sales And Service directory.   You can get a copy here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=0B6QR7c9loufLQXJsTkJWUTEtelk

I have a collection of Standard Triumph car dealer directories: http://vitessesteve.blogspot.co.uk/2016/03/triumph-car-dealer-directories.html

Picture credits: 1967 window sticker John on Flickr; 1982 window sticker SpottedLaurel on Flickr
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