About Us

Retro Engineering Ltd is a family run business based in the West Midlands.

We have over forty years of experience within the motorsport industry. Specialising in Historic Touring car preparation and development – from the late 50s to the early 80s.

We cover all aspects of Race saloon car preparation and build; from bodyshell fabrication through to on event support. We design and manufacture our own range of parts and components that we test and develop on our race cars.

Retro Engineering Ltd was founded in 2012 and based in Redditch, after outgrowing the premises in October 2019 we moved to a brand new building based just outside Evesham.

The Team

Nigel BridgerNigel Bridger started his career in the 70s and served his apprenticeship with a British Leyland dealer, specialising in Jaguar and Triumph. He then went on to work with various motorsport companies including Bill Blydenstein, Jock Robertson Racing and a few others working as a sub contract engine builder. Nigel also raced in the 70s and 80s with some success, but favoured the car preparation to the driving.

Tom BridgerTom Bridger studied electrical engineering at Aberdeen College and has worked alongside Nigel from an early age. He heads the car assembly side of the business, bringing modern electrics into the historic cars.

Alison BridgerAlison Bridger manages the office and day to day running of the business as well as hospitality on events.

Zack RobbinsZack Robbins started with Retro Engineering as an apprentice in 2017 and is now a fully qualified and valued member of the team, specialising in the transmission side of the business. He has made the Getrag and the classic Mini boxes that we cover, his specialist subject.

John PowellJohn Powell joined us more recently; he has many years of experience in machining and fabrication and is taking our in house fabrication department to a new level.

Josh PhilpottOur youngest team member is Josh Philpott who joined as an apprentice at the beginning of 2020.