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British Motor Heritage Limited (BMH) is a British company specialising in the manufacture of bodies and body parts for historic and classic British cars, and based in Witney, Oxfordshire.


BMH was established in 1975, as a subsidiary of British Leyland, to supply genuine components for classic British cars, using original tools wherever possible.[1]

BMH started using legacy jigs and tools to produce complete bodyshells for historic models in 1988, with its MG MGB replacement body, the car had been out of production for 8 years. In 1991 it restarted production of MG Midget bodies.[2]

BMW obtained BMH when it acquired the Rover Group in 1994[3]

In 2001 BMW sold BMH back into private ownership, by which time it was also producing Triumph TR6 bodies.[4] Later they added various Mini marques to their range, including the Clubman in 2004.[3]


  1. "A Unique Business". British Motor Heritage Limited.
  2. "Sports cars are given the body treatment", The Sunday Times (1991-05-12). 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Dron, Tony (2004-07-03). "Heritage is exactly what it used to be", The Daily Telegraph. Retrieved on 2010-04-27. 
  4. "BMW returns some of Britain's heritage", The Financial Times (2001-12-07). 

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