Downing and Donovan – Research

UPDATED.Located on Victoria Street, Ryde on the Isle of Wight Downing and Donovan (Ryde Garage) was the Standard Triumph area dealer on the island. UPDATE.We have looked at the 1939 Census for Downing and Donovan […]


Munn & Underwood Standard Triumph Dealer

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


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 […]