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AVRO A V Roe (Avro) Aviation/Military

Plane manufacturer Avro were founded in Manchester in 1910. During the second world war they established a large "shadow factory" next to Yeadon Aerodrome (now Leeds Bradford Airport). 
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Glov Glover's Motors Road

Glover's Motors, of Woodhouse Lane, Leeds Sold an "American car" designed and assembled in the UK in 1920's. Few were sold 
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TVR Taff Vale, West Yard Cardiff Rail

Built a few locos to Kitson design for own use 
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VF Vulcan Foundary (Newton le Willows) Rail

Built some Austerity 0-6-0ST's 
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Vic Vickers Aviation/Military

During 1986 Barnbow RoF was privatised and bought by Vickers Defence Systems. Vickers constructed a specially-designed new factory at Cross Gates for production of Challenger Tanks 
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