Park Ward: The Innovative Coachbuilder. Dalton Watson Fine Books is pleased to
announce a major two volume work on the
history and cars of the great British
coachbuilder, Park Ward.
The company was the most prolific
coachbuilder on Rolls-Royce and Bentley chassis,
completing over four thousand three hundred
cars. They also produced bodies for
other renowned manufacturers such as Alvis,
and ‘one-off’ designs for chassis as
diverse as the magnificent Bugatti La
Royale and the diminutive but speedy MG TA.
The first volume will cover the period from
the company’s incorporation in 1919 until
their formal merger with H. J. Mulliner
in 1961. The second book will cover the years from the formation of Mulliner Park
Ward until the purchase of Bentley
Motors in 1998, by Volkswagen AG, and the
cessation of the use of the name Park
Author Malcolm Tucker is a past-Chairman of
the Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts’ Club, and
is an established Rolls-Royce and Bentley
historian, writer and ‘after dinner’ speaker.
This will be his fourth
book for Dalton Watson Fine Books.
Malcolm has owned thirty-five Rolls-Royce
or Bentley cars, including, for forty-six
years, a 1928 20hp faux cabriolet by Park
The two volume work is due to be published