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Builder Products Notes
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Elect Electromobile (Leeds) Rail
Road

Made 'electric vehicles, trucks and locomotives' at their Prospect Works in Otley between 1914 and 1933 
Works History

GBAT Greenwood and Batley Rail
Road
Aviation/Military
Machine Tools

Often known as GREENBAT this company made all manner of machinery including a number of battery locomotives in their Albion Works in Armley 
Works History

KTH Kitson Thompson Hewitson Rail
Road

This was the name under which the Airedale Foundry opperated for around 20 years before the name Kitson & Co was addopted. The two oldest working steam locomotives in the world, India's Express and Fairy Queen were produced in this period 
Works History

LCT Leeds City Transport Road

Trams were built at Kirkstall Road works 
Works History

LTC Leeds Tramway Co Road

Produced 5 horse trams 
Works History

Opt Switch mobility Road

Optare made buses in the former Cross Gates works of Charles Roe, taken over by employees and managers of that firm on its closure in the 1980s. The company has since moved to Sherburn in Elmet. In 2020 has changed name with the emphasis on electric vehicles and currently owned by the Indian company Ashok Leyland. 
Works History

Opt Optare Road

Optare made buses in the former Cross Gates works of Charles Roe, taken over by employees and managers of that firm on its closure in the 1980s. The company has since moved to Sherburn in Elmet. In 2020 has changed name with the emphasis on electric vehicles and currently owned by the Indian company Ashok Leyland. 
Works History

RET Railless Electric Traction Company Road

This company carried out pioneering work into Railless trams, or trollybuses as they became better known, from a small works and office on Balm Road. 
Works History

Ster Sterling Engineering Road

Sterling Engineering produced a few cycle-cars powered by a JAP V2 8hp engine 
Works History

TG Thomas Green Rail
Road
Crane
Other Items

Thomas Green began as a big manufacturer of lawnmowers, they diversified somewhat in to producing steam rollers, tram engines and locomotives in their Smithfield Works on North Street 
Works History

West West Leeds Motor Co Road

Produced Dennell motorcycles from 1906 to 1908 
Works History

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