About Us

Heritage to inspire future generations

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Established for the nation in 1983, the Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust is a registered educational charity. Its purpose is to preserve the heritage of Jaguar Cars Limited and its predecessor companies, with the marque names of Swallow, SS, Daimler and Lanchester. The Trust's major objective is to collect and preserve vehicles and artefacts, both past and present, that relate to the history, industrial development and social impact of Jaguar and its associated companies.

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Jaguar Heritage Trust (the operating name of the Jaguar Daimler Heritage Trust) also offers a range of additional services to complement its primary role of maintaining the Vehicle Collection. 

These services include:

Maintaining an extensive Archive of product related, technical and business records relating to Jaguar and its associated marques

Providing Heritage Certificates (for a fee) to the owners of classic Jaguar and Daimler vehicles

Providing Chassis number records to assist with the identification of vehicles exempt from UK vehicle excise duty

Maintaining a large archive of still and moving images which can be made available from our Photo Library for commercial or personal projects

The supply of genuine spare parts for classic Jaguar and Daimler vehicles through the Jaguar Classic Parts website