Jan
4

Ferry good! Pt1

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, […]

Oct
25

Downing and Donovan Names Pt2

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 […]

Oct
25

Updated VDL numberplates

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/

Jul
27

Ryde Carnival c1960

Two fantastic period photos have been found showing the annual Ryde carnival. The carnival took place around the exact time Rosie was first shown in the Downing and Donovan showroom on Victoria Street in Ryde. […]

May
23

South England Meet 2001

SEM – Leatherhead 2001. Despite having all the magazines since 2001 – only during a sort out did this little gem appear. A photo did appear which was taken at this event in May 2001 […]