Aug
8

Allen Webb Engineering

Back on the mainland in 1984, VDL634 was sold by Allen Webb Engineering. Located at 130 Sturry Road, Canterbury Kent. The photo shows the dealer sticker still in the rear window. Allen Webb Engineering So […]

May
5

Ryde 1960

A fabulous photo from 1960 showing clearly how near to the sea Ryde Garage on Victoria Street was. This elevated shot doesn’t necessarily show the hill towards the sea but Ryde Pier can clearly be […]

Apr
25

Munn & Underwood – Exmouth Road, Southsea

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 […]

Apr
24

Totland Service Station Pt 2

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 incorporatedĀ 21 Mar 1947, with ‘The Broadway’ (seen here) being […]