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 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!
Here we are going to look at period photos of Fishbourne and Portsmouth. The scene changed very little prior to 1961-62.
It seemed our car VDL634 would have travelled a fair distance to the initial dealer. Leaving Canley in August for Munns and Underwood in Southsea/Portsmouth. Catching the Portsmouth to Fishguard (car) ferry then, we assume, […]
Isle of Wight County Press. Friday, February 4, 2011 TWO Ryde-born sisters — daughters of well-known former High Street grocers — died within days of each other. Parkinson’s disease sufferer Leonora Josephine Tweedale died at The […]
This remarkable photograph may feature our car. It was taken by Garry Stretch’s father in Ryde between September and October 1960. The original post was on Facebook so here are some of the 101 comments […]
We have added new cars to the VDL series of Isle of Wight numberplates – the full listing can be found here: http://www.triumphheraldconvertible.co.uk/wordpress/dl-isle-of-wig…berplates-page/
Freshwater, Isle of Wight c1970’sThe local group for Freshwater and Totland on Facebook featured the photograph of VDL634 on the Military Road, Freshwater, Isle of Wight taken some time in the seventies. The stylish lady […]