A unique feature on the early Triumph Heralds was an additional parcel tray which was located underneath the dashboard passenger side cubby box. This grey plastic-coated wire element has been nicknamed the ‘chip basket.’
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!