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Darlington, Grange Road, Duplex Motors

This site is on the west side of Grange Road, midway between the Comet building and the Imperial Hotel corner. Duplex Motors, owned by Tommy Alton, was the centre for motor cycles and bicycles in the early days of their popularity.

1901 - 1925
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