The Bristol Owners Heritage Trust collection of paperwork, brochures, pamphlets and other ephemera is now available for all to view in person in the City of Bristol Archives, at B Bond Warehouse, Smeaton Rd, Bristol BS1 6XN free and under secure conditions. The searchroom is open on Tuesdays to Fridays, 9.30am – 4.30pm and the first two Saturdays… Continue reading BOHT Archives
The Brabazon Hangar, at the edge of the Brabazon runway in Filton, was the biggest building in the world when it was built - containing 1,000,000 m³. Each of its front doors is 100 yards long. We've been fortunate to store our 7(and a quarter!) bucks in there since we bought them at the Windlesham… Continue reading 603 Buck en route from Brabazon hangar to display at new Science Museum at Wroughton
Quirky Snippet of Tony Crook entertaining at home in Little Hollow. Tony's lifelong PA, Anne-Marie Cadars can be heard in the background. The champus flows and Tony is on best form!
Here is a short video showing some of the car bucks acquired by BOHT from the former Bristol Cars at their premises in Windlesham.The video was taken and commented by Stefan Cembrowiecz https://videopress.com/v/2APX489l?preloadContent=metadata “The views, information, and opinions expressed during these recordings are those of the individuals involved”.
Bristol Owners Heritage Trust are delighted to say that, with the help of some generous backers, we have managed to salvage a major amount of core items of heritage interest which were auctioned this week by the liquidators, Wyles Hardy.
The Heritage Trust Is well supported by a large number of generous backers (thank you to one and all!) and is determined to salvage all the Heritage archives, drawings and plans, and the many filing cabinets of factory correspondence from the earliest days onwards. We also intend to purchase, as a very minimum, such lots… Continue reading Update on Bristol Cars auctions
As the sad recent history of Bristol Cars draws to its inevitable, ignominious end in the hands of the liquidators, there has been a reshuffle in the company's funeral arrangements. We understand that the liquidators Wyles Hardy are now also able to sell the intellectual property of the brand time, trademarks and logos. These are… Continue reading The Bristol Saga – the story continues
There is further announcement from Wyles Hardy acting as agents for the liquidators of Bristol Cars and Bristol Cars Services Ltd. This relates to the withdrawal of the private treaty lots and online ephemera auction following agreement that the rights to the brands, logos and intellectual property related to Bristol Cars and Bristol Cars Services are… Continue reading Update on the Sale of the Assets of Bristol Cars
Dear Fellow Bristoleers, A group of us from the Bristol Owners Heritage Trust went to Bristol Cars at Windlesham on Thursday for a socially distanced viewing of the sad remains of Bristol Cars Ltd and Bristol Cars Services Ltd., now both in liquidation.Our brief as a registered charity is to conserve and make available for education and research heritage… Continue reading An urgent notice from the Bristol Owners Heritage Trust