Design and the Bristol Car contains a description of the evolution of draughting and, in particular, lines drawing techniques from shipbuilding days, through aviation design and car design into the Computer Aided Design era, interspersed with the life story of Dudley Hobbs, chief designer at Bristol Cars from 1946 to 1976. The second part of… Continue reading Design & the Bristol Car by John Hobbs
Donors may ask - What have you done with our money? The Display car: We have prepared and restored a barn find Type 403 for display in Aerospace Bristol , just across the Brabazon runway from its original birthplace. This is said to be one of the most photographed items in the new Museum. The… Continue reading What we have done with your money
The Bristol Scroll… (off a Bristol bus!) We were sent a query - what is the origin of the Bristol "Scroll" that emblazons our beloved cars (and local buses too)?This wasn’t easy to track down, but we consulted our President…. Here is Sir George's advice: What your correspondent needs is a copy of Martin S.… Continue reading What is the Origin of the Bristol “Scroll”?
We are delighted to say that the Bristol Owners’ Heritage Trust's little effort was chosen as the Historic Motoring Award Publication of the Year at a charming little event at the Rosewood Hotel in High Holborn recently. To quote the blurb: " For this award, the judges are looking for a truly outstanding book, published… Continue reading Historic Motoring Publication of the Year Award 2019