Dover Kent UK

History of Dover Garages

353-355 Folkestone Road

 The Tramshed was nearly a Garage for Handford.

  • 1927 Pikes - Corporation Tram Shed

  • 1935-6 Pikes - Corporation Tram Shed, Hose Reel and Ambulance Station.

  • 23 September 1938 - (DE) - Maxton Tramshed Rented.  The Town Clerk reported that an offer had been received from Mr H Handford of Effingham Crescent, to rent the Maxton Tramshed for use as a garage business for a period of three years, with an option to renew the lease for 7, 14, or 21 years.

It was agreed, after discussion, which the press were asked not to report, to accept the offer, the rent to be £65, plus rates, for the first three years.