Jan
12

Munn & Underwood Standard Triumph Dealer

Munn and Underwood Ltd were Standard Triumph Distributors and were located in Portsmouth and Southampton. In Portsmouth they were located at Standard House, 89 Palmerstone Road, Southsea. In Southampton, Standard House, 111 Commercial Road. Munn and Underwood […]

Dec
18

Downing and Donovan today

The actual road – Victoria Street, in Ryde has changed very little since the 60’s as we can see in modern and period photos. The garage and showrooms for Downing and Donovan – Ryde Garage […]

Feb
9

Downing Donovan – more…

This great photo has emerged with a couple of names too. Garage owner Ralph Shotter is here on the left, shaking the hand of a customer? In the background is Brian Shotter with the glasses […]

Dec
28

What can be seen?

A fantastic ‘new’ photo has emerged on the Isle of Wight heritage page on Facebook taken c1960 outside the Ryde Garage – Downing and Donovan. It is a great photo in its own right because […]