Contrary to rumour (er, spreading like wildfire around the trade!) the Triumph Road factory of liquidated Sturmey Archer has not been razed to the ground

Sturmey factory still standing

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There was a small fire at the factory some weeks ago, but nothing life-threatening and little damage was caused.

If the place was up in flames, I wouldnt be talking to you now, would I?, quipped a Sturmey spokesperson yesterday afternoon.

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