Richard Hammond opens car restoration and repair business in Hereford for new show – Gloucestershire Live

Veteran Tv currenter and basic motor professional Richard Hammond has opened up his personal automotive restoration and restore enterprise Inside the neighbouring county of Herefordshire.

Hereford Metropolis Council has reported thOn The earlier Prime Gear currenter has advertopted Inside the footsteps of biggest frifinish Jeremy Clarkson by opening up a enterprise for The purpose of good television.

The star lives in Weston-beneath-Penyard shut to Ross-on-Wye however has been Engaged on “Richard Hammond’s Workshop”, A mannequin new current for Discovery+ UK the place he’ll open his personal automotive restoration and restore enterprise in Hereford.

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Hammond presently currents The Grand Tour on Amazon Prime, with fellow ex-Prime Gear hosts Clarkson and James Might.

Chimp Productions said: “The enterprise will Think about unusual and collectible bikes and automotives, from basic basics to trfinishy hyper-automotives. Throughout the collection Richard Shall be entrance and centre. He’ll be drumming up tradverte from his in depth motoring connections, currentcasing his group’s work at automotive reveals and rolling up his sleeves To Assist on the sharp finish.”

The 51-yr-previous was Inside the Rotherwas neighbourhood Inside The city as Tv crews filmed him opening The mannequin new enterprise, referred to as The Smallest Cog, with native mechanics.

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When discussing The rationale behind him starting his new enterprise, Hammond tprevious DriveTribe: “It’s in my bones. My grandfather was a coachbuilder; he labored at Mulliners in Birmingham and thereafter at Jensen in West Bromwich.

“It’s advertditionally A few ardour of mine to protect crafts – my grandfather might work with wooden, metallic and Utterly somefactor. I needed to do one factor exact Inside the automotive enterprise pretty Than merely being a commentator on The floor of it. This enterprise is The proper alternative for me To Do this.”

Mightor of Hereford Paul Stevens, who opened the enterprise, said: “It was An exact pleasure to be invited to this thrilling opening. Hereford has An extfinished historic previous in engineering, and it’s important thOn The expertise and information On this space are protectd and inspired.

“That is notably related with the opening of NMITE, the New Model Institute for Know-how and Engineering in Hereford. As a resident of the County, it’s unbelievable to see Richard Hammond investing in our nativeity, and We will’t wait to see the enterprise flourish.”

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