End of an era for Ford in Hants

The last Ford Transit van came off of the production line at the company's Southampton plant, which closes for good on Friday.

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Pictures: Ford factory closure

Staff at the Ford factory has signed inside a van on the factory's last day Credit: ITV Meridian

Southampton's Ford factory has finally closed its doors this morning after the production of more than two million transit vans.

Staff worked their last shift and commemorated the closure with markings to a transit van.

Sign depicting last van to be made at factory this morning Credit: ITV Meridian
Ford van with staff markings Credit: ITV Meridian

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