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Baylis Group warranty administrator, Bryan Webb, is celebrating his well-earned retirement after a Vauxhall career spanning more than 75 years.

Bryan began working for Vauxhall in 1946, after walking into his local garage, Hough & Whitmore in Gloucester, and asking if they had any jobs. Four years later he completed his mechanical apprenticeship and, by the age of 26, he was workshop foreman.

For the last 34 years, Bryan has worked as a warranty administrator at Baylis Gloucester and his career has seen him own a succession of Vauxhall models stretching across seven decades, beginning with a Vauxhall Velox in 1956.

While 90-year-old Bryan’s 75-year association with Vauxhall has come to an end, he still wears the watch that was handed to him in 1970 in recognition of 25 years service. Little did he know at the time, but he was only one-third of his way to retirement back then.

Bryan celebrated his retirement with colleagues at Cole Avenue in October, and became something of a celebrity in the process, with appearances on TV and interviews on BBC local radio.

Author: Mike Weaver