Monthly Archives: July 2015

Rootes site in Port Melbourne

It appears that the former Rootes factory in Port Melbourne is to be redeveloped.

 

Janet Bolitho of the Port Melbourne Historical Society writes:

The Rootes factory in Port Melbourne is soon to be redeveloped. We know so little about the factory.
It would be great if you could post this brief piece and ask people if they had anything to correct or to add.
We’d love to learn more detail about the cars manufactured there and the people who made them.
The article is at http://www.pmhps.org.au/2015/07/rootes-in-salmon-st/
So hope to hear from you.
Janet

If anyone can help Janet let us know and it will be passed on.

Thanks to Darryl Jenetsky for this second shot of the factory, taken a few years earlier.