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About the Riley Archives
It is the intention of this group that a specific location will be identified to house securely all contributed historical records,information and artifacts relating to the Riley car and to those associated personalities that make up the Riley story. This is now happening with the initial lease on 8 Canal Basin in Coventry with a projected Autumn 2019 opening.
The Riley family established a motoring 'marque' that proudly carried the name for 70 years, and to the present day cars carrying the blue diamond to continue to give great pleasure to their enthusiast owners. One of our founders is Victor Riley the son of one of the original designers who helps immeasurably.
The establishment and
development of this archive will create a focal point for
research and education relevant to the British Motor
Industry past, and present, allowing community and
This is a project to collect
and make accesible the data and archives of all things Riley
Motor Car to enable the survival of historic cars from
Coventry & Abingdon. The historic data and online site
is now at http://www.rileymotors.co.uk
as this site by its definition and remit will never be tidy,
finished or complete as more data emerges
This is a growing project to download the pdf information sheet as one of four sections to be kinder to some formats click here:- cover ; text1; text 2; text 3; . To support or offer items either in electronic or physical format please contact via the clubs or directly
Should you support the objectives of the Riley Archive Project at this initial stage, the project group would like to hear from you.
Adrian Smith (Chairman for Archives)
Oakdene,152 Colleys lane, Willaston, Nantwich, Cheshire. CW5 6NU email click here
Chair . . . . . Adrian Smith
Publicity & Communications. . . . . Martin Collinson
Finance Control. . . . . Sarah Riley
Events & Outreach. . . . . Andrew Brain
Website & Riley Motors ( History, data etc) Website. . . . . Ros King
Infrastructure, City of Culture 2021 Initiatives. . . . . Ian Standing
Correspondent for AIM. . . . . Victor Riley (no internet)
Archive Centre Administrator. . . . . Rachel Fellows
Secretarial & Minutes. . .
. . vacancy
both pics from Coventry Telegraph Archives who sell copies of these and many more