Bannerbrook Park is located on the old Massey Ferguson site on Banner Lane, Tile Hill. It is made up of approximately 1000 homes and local amenities including a park splitting the development in half. The shopping amenities include:

Brief History


  • The Bannerbrook Park site was once home to a large factory built to rearm the RAF in the run up to World War II.
  • The Bristol Hercules aero engine was built for the Wellington Bomber.
  • TE20 was known as “The Little Grey Tractor” and was the first one built at Banner Lane.
  • 3,307,996 tractors were built at Banner Lane
  • Streets on Bannerbrook Park are named after Massey Ferguson combine harvestors, eg. Centora Walk and Delta Close.
  • A permanent memorial to Massey Ferguson was unveiled on 6th July 2014.

Brief Timeline

  • Sept 1945 – Standard Motor Company agree to build first tractor at their factory for Harry Ferguson.
  • 1953 – Massey Harris took on lease for Banner Lane site after merging with Harry Ferguson and became known as Massey Harris Ferguson.
  • 1958 – Name shortened to become Massey Ferguson.
  • 1959 – Standard Motor Company ceased all connections with Massey Ferguson.
  • Sept 1966 – The AGCO tower was officially opened and became the headquarters of AGCO’s European, Middle and Far East operations.
  • 1995 – Massey Ferguson taken over by AGCO Corporation.
  • Dec 24th 2002 – Last Massey Ferguson tractor produced at Banner Lane.
  • July 2003 – Ceased production at The Massey Ferguson factory.
  • July 8th 2012 – AGCO Tower is officially demolished.