Subject: Business and Industry

Gallery: Up to 1970

Catalogue ref: pa1215

The CAV engineering company arrived in Sudbury in 1944, taking out a lease on New Hall, the former Victorian silk factory In New Street. It subsequently moved its operation to what is now Lucas Drive on the Cornard Road and finally to this vast factory in Alexandra Road. This image shows the factory in1971 after its first expansion: it closed in July 2020. In the process the company changed its name to Lucas CAV and finally Delphi. You can find other images by using the search engine and entering CAV.