Dover Kent UK

History of Dover Garages

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Road Garage Name Earliest found (so far)
Barwick Road Kenex 1959
Barwick Road Fiat 1967?
Beaconsfield Road 22 Reliance 1933 
Beaconsfield Road 22 Ely Charles H 1947
Beaconsfield Road 22 Parker, R 1956
Beaconsfield Road Harbour Motors 1960's
Beaconsfield Road Dover Toyota 1982
Bench Street Dovorian Coaching Co 1924
Biggin st 70 Norris Bros Caoch Builder 1887
Blenheim Square Pier Motor Garage 1927
Bridge Street Castle F T 1927
Bridge Street Tapley's Motors 1942
Buckland Ave 94 Reynolds, Dave 1953
Cambridge Road Monument Garage 1910
Cambridge Road East Kent Road Car Co 1922
Cambridge Road Central Garage 1924
Cambridge Road Tapley's Motors 1932
Cannon Street see New St Dover Motor Co, Metropole Garage 1915
Castle Street Austin House County motors showroom 1959
Castle Street Austin House Henlys showroom 1959
Castle Street 54 & 56 Hills Coach builder 1840
Castle Street 54 & 56 Dover Motor Company 1913
Castle Street 54 & 56 Dover Autocar 1923
Castle Street 54 & 56 Frentax 1946
Castle Street 54 & 56 Sawyer HJ 1948
Castle Street 54 & 56 Folkestone Motor Company 1951
Castle Street 54 & 56 Kenex 1953
Castle Street 54 & 56 Henlys (Dover) Ltd 1960c
Castle Street 54 & 56 Martin Walter 1991c
Castle Street 63-69 Continental Garage 1936
Castle Street 63-69 Naval Requisition?  
Castle Street 63-69 Tapley's Motors 1945
Castle Street 63-69 Martin Walters 1946
Castle Street 66 Dover Motor Co - Antwerp garage 1913
Castle Street 66 Dover Autocar - Antwerp Garage 1923
Castle Street 66 Frech's Hire Service - Antwerp Garage 1942
Castle Street 66 Gibbs, H.C. - Antwerp Garage 1948
Chapel Lane Dover Cycle & Motor manufacturing 1911
Chapel Lane Pine, G. motor engineer 1913
Chapel Lane 6 Rowland, G. R 1930
Charlton Green Horton, Maison Dieu Garage 1925
Cherry Tree Avenue 5 Connaught coach works & Palmers Ltd 1914
Cherry Tree Avenue 5 Palmers (Dover) Ltd 1928
Cherry Tree Avenue 5 Lewis Bros (Dover) Ltd 1937
Cherry Tree Avenue 5 Thompsons 1988c
Cherry Tree Avenue 15-19 Lewis Bros (Dover) Ltd 1919
Cherry Tree Avenue 15-19 Tuthill, Durrand, Game. Cherry Tree Garage 1968
Cherry Tree Avenue 21 Coppin & Holland 1961
Cherry Tree Avenue 21 Fore Garage 1965
Cherry Tree Avenue 21 Forge Garage 1970
Cherry Tree Avenue (london rd corner) Anglo-American Oil Co 1925 
Cherry Tree Avenue (london rd corner) Ayers luxury coaches 1950c
Cherry Tree Avenue (london rd corner) Watling Tyres to do
Cherry Tree Avenue Sneller's Garage (BT 1969 Dover 398) 1947
Cherry Tree Avenue Kent Auto Panel 1981
Cherry Tree Avenue Kwick-Fit 1992
Crabble Hill 1 Hollis Motors 1964
Crabble Hill Peacocks 1959
Crabble Hill Crabble Hill Service Station 1962
Crabble Hill Toyota 1978
Crabble Hill TH Motors 2014
Crabble Hill 73-75 Spot Garage 1924
Crabble Hill 73-75 MAS Garage 2002
Crabble Hill Buckland Mill Service Station 1960c
Clarence Place Gibbs, H.C. Harbour Garage. 1938
Clarence Place Antwerp Garage 1965
Clarence Place Harbour Garage 1967
Clarence Street 32 Burlington Garage 1905
Clarence Street 32 Reliance Motor Co 1916
Clarence Street 32 Townwall Motor Co 1920
Clarence Street 32 Goldsack, B. Townwall Motor garage 1925
Clarendon Place 177 Clark Autos 2016
Coombe Valley ?? Jenkins & Pain 1976 circa
Coombe Valley ?? F Mays & Son 1982 ?
Coombe Valley Road ?? Trevor Bone (may be 144 coombe valley) 1970's circa
Coombe Valley Road 144 Coombe Valley garage 1979
Coombe Valley Road 206-208 Coombe Valley MotorCycles 1979
Coombe Valley Road, Unit 1 Primrose industrial estate A T Garage Service 2016
Dodd's Lane Wratoy 1948
Dodd's Lane Greaves, R. P 1970 to do
Dodd's Lane Osborne, J. L. 1970 to do
East Cliff 61 Slater, L T 1948
East Street 1 & 5 Pursey, J. Tower Hamlets Motor Cycles. 1960 to do
Eastern Docks Petrol Station  
Effingham Crescent Arter 1909
Effingham Crescent Dover Motor Co 1913
Effingham Crescent Winn 1922
Effingham Crescent Hollis W 1927
Effingham Crescent Dover Autocar Co 1929
Effingham Crescent Handford, H.A. 1935
Effingham Crescent Pursey, J 1967
Effingham Crescent Watling Tyres 1970's?
Effingham Crescent College Car Sales 1987
Elms Vale Road 7-13 Taylors Garage 1937
Elms Vale Road 7-13 Fox, P. 1953
Eric Road Toyota Dover, TH Motors 1988
Eric Road Andy's 2000
Esplanade 14 Grand Garage (C. V. Buchan) & Co Ltd 1948
Ethelbert Rd AC Autos 1999
Ethelbert Rd 2-3 Dover Cambelt Centre 2016
Fectors Pl,   - See St James Street   
Folkestone Road 1 Bishop 1907
Folkestone Road 1 Lewis Bros (Dover) Ltd 1919
Folkestone Road 1 Wilson, Tony 1969
Folkestone Road 6-12 Handford 1956
Folkestone Road 6-12 Dover & Continental 1962
Folkestone Road 6-12 Caffyn's Ltd 1965
Folkestone Road 6-12 Priory Service Station  
Folkestone Road 353 355 the garage that never happened? 1938
Folkestone Road 375 Diamond Brewery Stores 1924
Folkestone Road 367-371 Maxton Filling Station 1956
Folkestone Road 367-371 Maxton Service Station 1972
Folkestone Road 367-375 Dover Daihatsu to do
Folkestone Road 367-375 Dover Kia to do
Folkestone Road 367-375 Dover Toyota to do
Folkestone Road 367-375 TH Motors to do
High Street 9 Martin Walter (temporary premises) 1919
High Street 59 Wright 1931
High Street 63 & 83-85 Sawyers, Maroon Garage 1927
High Street 63 & 83-85 Sawyer HJ 1929
High Street 63 Files, F. W. 1939
High Street 63 & 83-85 Thompson's & Sawyers Taxis 1959
Hollow Wood Road Poulton Service & Exhaust Centre 2016
Honeywood parkway All share same postcode, but I have marked the actual sites as a, b, c, this does not form part of the actual address.  
Honeywood Parkway - site a Gooch and Jones 1993
Honeywood Parkway - site a Perrys of Dover 2000
Honeywood Parkway - site b Jenkins & Pain 2000
Honeywood Parkway - site c Plough Garage 2001
Honeywood Rd, 17-18 Honeywood House Empire Motors 1994
Holmstone Rd, unit 11 C&F 2016
Holmstone Rd, unit 11 Cowens Motors 2016
King Street 13 Martin Walter 1921
King Street 13 Rowland Rouse 1922
King Street 15 Hollis W 1924
King Street 15 Hollis, Orange Garage 1927
Limekiln Street Dover South  
Limekiln Street Cambrian Coach Company 1927
Limekiln Street Car Ferry Garage, Dover Autocar 1935
Limekiln Street Jenkins & Pain 1936
Limekiln Street Woodsons trailers 1949
Limekiln Street Peacocks 1959
London Road 2-3 Winn & Son 1919
London Road 62 Chapman H 1927
London Road 75 Dover Tyre Co 1939
London Road 75 Motor Mart J. Canini & W. R. Shepherd 1953
London Road 75 Dover Cycle Mart 1956
London Road 75 Dover Motor Cycles 1959
London Road 138-142 Davis and Watt 1923
London Road 138-142 Grain and Maxwell 1924c
London Road 138-142 Seymour and Co 1924
London Road 138-142 The Buckland garage 1928
London Road 138-142 Holt, E.C. Buckland Garage 1930
London Road 138 Goody, L. J. 1931
London Road 143 Freeman, S. W 1931
London Road 138-142 Burstow, C. W. Buckland Garage 1935
London Road 138-142 Sawyer H. J. 1946
London Road 138-142 Forster, NG & GG Buckland garage 1965
London Road 138-142 Auto Spray Ltd. rear Buckland Garage 1969
London Road 138-142 Brazil, DJ. Rear Buckland Garage 1972
London Road 147 Terry, Richard Carrier 1887
London Road 147 Frost, W. Wheelwright 1907
London Road 147 Frost, W. Coachbuilder 1914
London Road 147 Link, J (blacksmith) 1962
London Road 147 Ashford Bros 1965
London Road 147 F May & Son 1975
London Road 147 Auto Body Repair Services 1976
London Road 228 Palmer, George Sacre 1899
London Road 228 Connaught Coach Works & Palmers Ltd 1920c
London Road 228 Palmers Ltd 1928
London Road 228 Freeman, S (is also at this site) 1930
London Road 228 Jenkins & Pain 1938
London Rd 273 Hambleys London Oil 1939 to do
London Rd River 118-120 & The Avenue Mann, H, Lieut. Kearsney Garage 1916
London Rd River 118-120 & The Avenue Crush, Kearsney Motor Garage 1923
London Rd River 118-120 & The Avenue Gardiner, Kearsney Motor garage 1927
London Rd River 118-120 & The Avenue Craig's 1959
London Rd River 118-120 & The Avenue Duncan, L. Kearsney Garage 1965
London Rd River 118-120 & The Avenue Thompsons of Dover 1969
London Rd River 118-120 & The Avenue DP Lead 1972
MacDonald Road 9 FJ Courtauld & co 2003
Maison Dieu Road Southern Autos 1936
Maison Dieu Road George Hammond (Motors) Ltd 1974
Maison Dieu Road Ferry Approach Service Station (1972 - tel Dover 2201) ??
Maison Dieu Road 61 Porter's Auto Electrical Services 1948 to do
Maison Dieu Road 61 Charlton Motors 1970's
Maison Dieu Road 61 Couzens? 1980's
Market Square 22 East Kent Road Car Co, enquiry office 1927
Market Square Dovorian Coaching Co 1920
Market Street 7 Rich K, motor engineer 1959
Military Road REME Workshops 1941c
Military Road Military Hill Garage 1959
Military Road BMS 1996c
Mill Lane Farley, Woodhams 1926
Mill Lane FJS Motors 1962c
Mill Lane Ray Parfitt 1964
New Street Metropole Garage 1915
New Street Rowland Rouse Ltd, Metropole Garage 1923
New Street Co-operative Transport Co 1927
New Street Castle, W ??
North Road Geoff's Welding Services, Geoff's Place 2003
Northampton Street unknown garage 1910
Northampton Street Tapley's Motors 1920
Northampton Street Continental Garage 1927
Northampton Street Dovorian Coaching Co 1939
Park Place 8 Niblett PJH & Son 1919
Park Place 8 Niblett PJH & Son, Castle FT Prop 1946
Park Place 8 Thompsons 1965
Park Place 8 White Cliffs Autos 1999
Peter Street 54a Wright CTE - not garage 1936
Poluton Close BMW 1972
Poluton Close, 1 Dover MOT Centre 2016
Poulton Close, Unit 2 J F Motors 2016
Primrose Road Walls, Thomas to do
Primrose Road Thompsons to do
Primrose Road Dover Auto Service 2016
Princes Street Walker & Stanley, Princess Street garage 1927
Priory Gate Road Norris Coachbuilder 1906
Priory Gate Road Channel Fuel Co 1926
Priory Gate Road Central Garage 1927 
Priory Gate Road Tapley 1933
Priory Gate Road 13 Priory Motors 1967
Priory Gate Road 13 Mercer, E. A. 1972
Priory Place 3 Brisley, G. Priory Cycle Works 1913
Priory Place 3 Pearson, H. J. Priory Cycle Works 1921
Priory Place 3 Niblett, P. J. H. & Sons 1922
Priory Street 2 Shilling, H. A.  Priory Taxi Garage 1920
Priory Street 2 Whelan, E. K. Priory Garage 1921
Priory Street 2 Tedhams, E. F. Priory Taxi Garage 1927
Priory Street 2 Dean, R. J. Taxis 1956
Priory St (RHS from Biggin st) Norris Carriage works 1887
Priory St (LHS from Biggin st) Pine, G.  Motors & Garage 1905 to do
Queen Street  Files & Co 1935
Queen Street  Files, Knott & Co 1935
Queen Street  Mercers, J.A 1938
Queen Street BMW 1973
River Street Couchman, A.L.  River Garage 1938
River Street Guppy, Victor 1950
River Street Thomas, J. P. 1956
River Street Mercer, F 1972
River Street George Hammond 1974c
Russell Street - was St James Street & Fectors Place East Kent Road Car Company 1924
Sandwich Road, Whitfield Hilltop Garage 1931
Sandwich Road, Whitfield Hurst, John Lionel 1936
Sandwich Road, Whitfield Husk, William 1945
Sandwich Road, Whitfield Handfords 1970c
Sandwich Road, Whitfield George Hammond (Motors) 1974
Snargate Street 91 Lord Warden Hotel, motor garage 1914
Snargate Street 91 Bowhill Garage, Grand Shaft garage 1921
Snargate Street 91 Bowhill & Co, Grand Shaft Garage 1923
Snargate Street 102 Channel Garage 1928
Snargate Street 102 Taylor Bros, Channel Garage 1938
Snargate Street 102 Greesty, E. 1959
Snargate Street 102 TH Motors 1972
Snargate Street around 114 Kearsney Motors Petrol Station 1967
Snargate Street around 114 Western Docks Service Station! 1968
Snargate Street around 114 Kearsney Motors Petrol Station 1969
Snargate Street around 114 Dover Tyre Service, also listed here in 1969 1969
Snargate Street 117-118 Neptune Garage, C E Street 1938
Snargate Street 117-118 Saunders, G. H. 1959
Snargate Street 119-120 Marlen 1959
Snargate Street 128-132 Ely's 1958
Snargate Street 192 George, W. G to do
St James Street 21 Sawyers velocipedes to do
Strond Street Tapleys 1938
Strond Street Martin Walter Ltd, Service Garage (Custom House Quay) 1948-9
South Road Potters Garage Dover 1948
South Road Ely's Garage ??
South Road Lickfold, P. M. c2000
Temple Ewell  Rigg Bros, Forge garage 1939
Temple Ewell  Reynolds, D. Forge garage 1945
Temple Ewell  Robinson, Hy. Forge garage 1956
Temple Ewell  Robinson, L. W. J. Forge garage 1959
Temple Ewell  Thomas, J. P. Forge garage 1962
The Drove, Whitfield Amos and Sawyers 1945
The Drove, Whitfield Sawyers 1945
Tower Hamlets Street 1-2 Stanley's Garage 1965
Tower Hamlets Rd 37a Blue Car Service, Tower Garage 1928
Tower Hamlets Rd 37a Tower Garage 1929
Tower Hamlets Rd 49 Benton E 1927
Trevanion Street British Petroleum Co Ltd to do
Townwall Street 04 Pine, G 1899
Townwall Street 13 The Grand Garage (two occupiers Gibb Carter) 1935
Townwall Street 13 Buchan, C.V & Sons AND Carter 1949
Townwall Street 13 Gibb. AND Dover Taxis (ajax cars) 1950
Townwall Street 13 Saunders 1956
Townwall Street 15-16 Ely's Garage 1946
Townwall Street MP to do?
Townwall Street 42 Reliance Motor Co 1917
Townwall Street Service Station to do
Union Road (left from london rd) Freeman 1927
Union Road (left from london rd) Philpott 1948
Union Road 40 Ayers G H, motor coaches 1935
Union Road 40 Husk  
Union Road Anglo-American Oil Co to do
Union Road 66 Holmer's Garage 1931
Westbury Road 43 Tracey & Booth (1972 - Dover 307) 1972
Western heights Fred Beustead & Walter Couzens 1967
Western heights Centre Road Garage 1969
Western heights BCB Enterprises 1972
Winchelsea Rd Winchelsea Garage 1938 to do
Winchelsea Rd Chalk Pit Garage 1980
Winchelsea Rd Stars and Stripes ??
Winchelsea Rd Unit 3, Shaun King 1998c
Woolcomber Street 43 Parade Garage 1911
Woolcomber Street 43 Parade garage, Dover Motor Co 1914
Woolcomber Street 43 Woolcomber Garage. (Gibbs) 1923
Woolcomber Street 43 Marine Garage. (Gibbs) 1923
Woolcomber Street Peacocks 1959
Woolcomber Street Rice, A.J. 1962
Woolcomber Street Folkestone Motor Factors 1962
Woolcomber Street T & B Motors 1966
Woolcomber Street Thompsons 1967
Woolcomber Street corner County Motors, Gateway Garage 1959
Woolcomber Street corner Henlys (County Motors) 1960
Woolcomber Street corner Folkestone Motor Co Ltd 1961
Woolcomber Street corner Henlys (Dover) Ltd 1962