Standard Triumph Review 1959. AS part of their expansion programme, Messrs. Munn & Underwood Ltd., Standard Triumph Distributors of Portsmouth and Southsea, recently acquired King’s Garage, Exmouth Road, Southsea, which they have modernised and adapted […]
From 1961, our car was regularly serviced at Totland Service Station. The garage was a few hundred yards from Sungarth on Colwell Road. The company was incorporated 21 Mar 1947, with ‘The Broadway’ (seen here) being […]
During a recent trip to the Isle of Wight we were able to visit the site of the Ryde Garage, Downing and Donovan and take a trip to the Records Office at Newport. We found new […]
A former Harpenden school caretaker has revealed a link with one of the town’s famous sons, national treasure Eric Morecambe, who brought him sunshine in the form of a powder blue Triumph Herald convertible.
Q. What could be better than a trip to school in a 1960 Triumph Herald convertible? A. Well a few degrees warmer would be a start! Monday morning, 8°c but the sun was shining. Lots of […]
A new/old photo of Totland Service Station – This was the local garage and was used each year by Mr Stimson from 1961. Probably filled up with fuel here too!
The only other details we have for this photo is the name of Judith Chapman, Queensland, Australia. “1960 Triumph Herald Convertible owned by Judith since new” If you know any more about this car please get […]
This period advert came to light over the Christmas holidays. Sorting through my old TSSC Courier magazines and the classified sections. All the adverts are text only, with very few offering a numberplate – this […]
Munn and Underwood Ltd were Standard Triumph Distributors and were located in both Portsmouth and Southampton. In Portsmouth they were located at Standard House, 89 Palmerston Road, Southsea. In Southampton, Standard House, 111 Commercial Road. Munn and […]
Here we are going to look at period photos of Fishbourne and Portsmouth. The scene changed very little prior to 1961-62.