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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.
The end of Transit van production at the Ford factory in Swaythling, Southampton ends the car company's 60-year association with the city.
Ford parts have been manufactured at the plant since 1953, while the first Transits were made there soon after the model's introduction in 1965.
Southampton's Ford factory has closed for good today today.
Staff at the Ford Transit plant have worked their last shift
More than 500 staff at the factory were told they were losing their jobs last October.
The plant has made more than two millions Transits, which were introduced by Ford in 1965