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A Quick Overview of The Wolseley
In 1921, Wolseley Motors Limited commissioned the architect, William Curtis Green, to design a prestigious car showroom in London's West End.
He drew on Venetian and Florentine influences, as well as incorporating the Eastern exotic touches that were in fashion at the time.
- The grand, atmospheric interior with its towering pillars, arches and stairways was testament to the great ambitions of The Wolseley Car Company.
- The cars were displayed on the marble floor and cost between £225 - £1,300.
- Unfortunately, the cars did not sell well enough and by 1926 the Company was bankrupt.