Ellis Briggs

Ellis briggs

In business in Shipley, Ellis Briggs has been a supplier
of hand built bicycles continuously since 1936.


Fine handmade bicycle frames were made under the “Ellis-Briggs” name as well as “Favori.”

This illustration is from a 1950's Cycling advert.

1950s Ellis Briggs Superb frame set

Photos courtesy Hilary Stone

1950s posters

Ken Russell in front of shop, 1952

A brochure promoting the shop.

Chuck Kichline's Ellis Briggs bicycle #5074 built in 1974

Ellis Briggs Mass Start 1960 as seen at auction

Derek Davis bike