Milestones

Tata has been operating in Europe for over 100 years, connecting with the community in many different ways

1907
Tata Limited established
1912
  London School of Economics' Sir Ratan Tata Department established
1920
Sir Dorabji Tata funds the construction of a new site for the Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge
1932
The Lady Tata Memorial Trust established
1975
TCS starts UK operations
1982
Taj Hotels acquires St.James Court Hotel
1999
St. James Court Hotel renamed Crowne Plaza London-St. James Hotel
 
     
2000
Acquisition of Tetley Tea by Tata Global Beverages (through Tata Tea)
2001
51 Buckingham Gate opens as a 5 star Townhouse hotel
2004
VSNL (now Tata Communications) enters UK
2005
Acquisition of INCAT Plc (now Tata Technologies) by Tata Technologies
Tata Motors European Technical Centre established
TCS establishes Diligenta, a UK FSA regulated subsidiary
2006
Acquisition of Brunner Mond Group by Tata Chemicals
2007
Acquisition of Corus by Tata Steel; later rebranded as Tata Steel Europe
TCS launches Innovation Lab
2008:
Tata launches International Social Entrepreneurship Scheme in partnership with the University of Cambridge
Acquisition of Jaguar Land Rover by Tata Motors
The inaugural Tata Crucible Campus Quiz
2010
TRF acquires Hewitt Robins International
Tata Tea assumes a new, central identity embracing all its associate beverage companies across the world
Corus starts transition to Tata Steel name
Tata Global Beverages and PepsiCo sign joint venture agreement for healthy beverages
Tata Chemicals acquires British Salt
2012
Tata Communications announces global technology association with Formula 1™
2013
Jaguar Land Rover celebrates 60 years of automotive innovation at the Coronation Festival
Jaguar Land Rover celebrates 1,000,000 vehicles built at Halewood operations
2014
Taj Group rebrands London hotels St. James' Court, A Taj Hotel and Taj 51 Buckingham Gate Suites and Residences
Land Rover debuts invisible car technology
Jaguar Land Rover develops the self-learning intelligent car of the future
First Land Rover Discovery Sport rolls off the production line securing £3.5 billion in UK supplier contracts
2015
Tata Steel adds 100th product to its portfolio