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The business is born
Ken & Vera Welham get the business started using Vera’s £8 WRAF gratuity to buy some tools.
The business has grown steadily to a total workforce of 6. Now specialising in auto engineering.
Welham Motor Co
The registration of Welham Motor as a limited company.
Welham Diesel Injection
The formation of Welham Diesel Injection in March 1964, specialising in fuel injection equipment to complement the work of the Motor Company.
Three Directors appointed
Ken Welham’s health began to fail, so three external directors were appointed: Ian Miller (Motor), Stewart Davis (Diesel) and Vic Chawner (Sales).
A new generation
After a long struggle with MS Ken passed away, tragically followed by Vera shortly afterwards. Their son Robert and daughter Valerie inherited the two companies and aided by the three directors they continued what had been started almost 40 years previously.
The retirement of Ian Miller (replaced by Doug Barratt) and also Stewart Davis (replaced by Mick Lattimore).
65th Anniversary for Motor Co
The Motor Company celebrates 65 years in business.
50th Anniversary for Diesel Co
The 50th anniversary of the Diesel Company and also the sad death of Mick Lattimore after 48 years of service.
Chris Harris was appointed as Managing Director of Welham Diesel and in April 2015 David Cram was appointed as Finance Director for both companies.
Brant Diesel buy out
Welham Diesel bought out Brant Diesel Injection and started to move more towards the agricultural and vintage tractor sector.
Chris Harris appointed MD
The retirement of Doug Barratt sees Chris Harris take over as Managing Director of the Welham Motor Co.
75 years in business
Welham Motor reaches the milestone of 75 years in business, and in March 2024 Welham Diesel will celebrate its own half century.
Want to find out more?
Please get in touch by phone or email to find out how we can help you. Whether it’s engine reconditioning or diesel pumps/injectors, Welhams are the go-to company you need to contact.
Our central location here in Leicester gives us easy access to all major routes and for the more far flung customers we have a reliable courier service, in most cases offering next day delivery.