Saturday, July 07, 2018

Robert Robinon of Hartlepool Triumph car dealer 67

Robert Robinon were a Standard Triumph car dealer based in Hartlepool and are the feature business in this post.
Starting out as a bicycle and motor cycle dealer Robert Robinson (West Hartlepool) Ltd of  Grand Garage, Avenue Road, West Hartlepool  were an area dealer for Standard Triumph cars.  They held the franchise from at least 1955 to sometime after September 1968 but before March 1970.  Their bike shop opened in the 1930's.

The showroom on the right was added in 1960. Note the Triumph motor car with the reg no EF 4 parked there.  Sid Robinson also owned EF2 which was the original number plate of his father's De Dion.
Car and caravan outside Robert Robinson

South Road

Then and now


Here is photo to show the view of South Road then and now.

Plea for information

If you have any more information or recollections about Robert Robinson Ltd of Hartlepool, photos of window stickers, dealer badges or sill plates etc please let me know. I can be contacted via the comments to this post or on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/stephen.weblin

Further information and sources

Link to the other articles in this series.

Link to face book page: Triumph Car Dealers.

Link to my Triumph Car Dealers Flickr group .

I have a collection of Standard Triumph car dealer directories: http://vitessesteve.blogspot.co.uk/2016/03/triumph-car-dealer-directories.html

Picture credits: All images from Hartlepool History website http://www.hhtandn.org/
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