Making History – Jeff Coope Interview (part one)

Driven to Write speaks to the man helping to future-proof the British Motor Museum for future generations – Director of Operations, Jeff Coope.

British Motor Museum Collections Centre. Image: BMIHT
British Motor Museum Collections Centre. Image: BMIHT

Ensuring the past continues to address the future is a challenge all museums face – to remain relevant they must evolve, or die. Jeff Coope is the man at the sharp end. Having overseen the transformation of what was known as the ‘Heritage Motor Centre’ into today’s British Motor Museum, his ambitions for the facility go much further.

The current purpose built facility at Gaydon was formally opened in 1993, but despite being supported by industry donations and from the British Motor Industry Heritage Trust, it struggled to Continue reading “Making History – Jeff Coope Interview (part one)”