These pages give some detail of the history of Carlton Cycles and the people associated with the Company.
|Fred Hanstock||Founder and owner of Carlton until 1939. A page of photos of Fred and his family.|
|Dan O’Donovan||Owner of Carlton from 1939 until the Raleigh takeover in 1960.|
|Gerald O’Donovan||Manager of Carlton from the Raleigh takeover until 1973.|
|Carlton factories||Some photos of Carlton factories.|
|The Fire||The Fire at Dock Road in August 1962|
|Inside the Carlton Factory||Some photos taken inside the factory before it closed.|
|Carlton Special Projects||Some of the specials originating from Gerald O’Donovan.|
|Cycle and Motor Cycle Show||1935 Show picture.|
|Reg Harris||Pictures of Reg Harris’ Carlton track bike|
|Motorcycles||Carlton and Hanstock Engineering motorcycles.|
|Closure||Closure of the factory in 1981|
Special thanks are due to:
Frederick R. Whiteley
A descendent of Fred Hanstock, founder of Carlton. Fred Whiteley supplied photos and information on Fred Hanstock and his family.
Descendant of the O’Donovan family, so much a part of Carlton history. Simon has supplied photos and information for the Dan and Gerald O’Donovan pages and more.