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Vans Collection (#5)

Background imageVans Collection: NFS mobile kitchen in use, WW2

NFS mobile kitchen in use, WW2
These mobile kitchens, presented to the NFS (London Region No 5), were donated by the Canadian Red Cross

Background imageVans Collection: Blitz in London -- damaged LFB vehicle, Shoreditch, WW2

Blitz in London -- damaged LFB vehicle, Shoreditch, WW2
Blitz in London -- a London fire brigade general purpose vehicle, from sub-fire station 37X, at 16-18 Paul Street, Shoreditch, with damaged bodywork and engine after being struck by debris

Background imageVans Collection: London Region (LFB) mobile canteen van

London Region (LFB) mobile canteen van
Home Office supplied mobile canteen van typical of those used throughout the London Region to provide tea and refreshments to firefighters at large incidents

Background imageVans Collection: London Fire Brigade canteen van used as publicity vehicle

London Fire Brigade canteen van used as publicity vehicle
Seen here at Brigade headquarters, Lambeth, the canteen van has been converted into a publicity vehicle during a recruitment drive for much needed auxiliary firefighters

Background imageVans Collection: Striking dockers attacking transport, London

Striking dockers attacking transport, London
Striking dockers attacking transport during the London Dock Strike. All vans loaded with goods were attacked and prevented from passing in any direction. 1911

Background imageVans Collection: Striking dockers attacking horse-drawn van, London

Striking dockers attacking horse-drawn van, London
Striking dockers attacking a horse-drawn van during the London Dock Strike. All vans loaded with goods were attacked and prevented from passing in any direction. 1911

Background imageVans Collection: Student demonstration, County Hall, Central London

Student demonstration, County Hall, Central London
Street scene during a student demonstration outside County Hall, Central London. A group of students sit on a raised plinth, while Metropolitan Police officers and photographers stand around

Background imageVans Collection: Commer Van 1914

Commer Van 1914
Commer Braintree chassis for a 2-ton load. Date: 1914

Background imageVans Collection: Commer Laundfry Van

Commer Laundfry Van
The Van illustrated here ran 66, 570 miles up to June 1st 1914 and is as good as when first delivered... Date: 1914

Background imageVans Collection: COMMER VAN 1914 - 2

COMMER VAN 1914 - 2
Commer Leeds chassis for a 4 1/2-ton load. Date: 1914

Background imageVans Collection: Commer 6-Ton Truck

Commer 6-Ton Truck
Commer Manchester chassis for a 6-ton load. Date: 1914

Background imageVans Collection: 1921 Pierce Arrow van

1921 Pierce Arrow van
Automobile. A circa 1921 Pierce Arrow moving van parked on the street, buildings visible behind; broadside reads New York Haulage Co. Inc./Daily Service/1780-82 Broadway, N.Y.C./New York

Background imageVans Collection: Policewoman on traffic duty

Policewoman on traffic duty
A policewoman on traffic duty on a busy day in London

Background imageVans Collection: Metropolitan Police investigation equipment

Metropolitan Police investigation equipment, set out on the ground at the back of a green van

Background imageVans Collection: Swansea Goods Yard, Glamorgan, South Wales

Swansea Goods Yard, Glamorgan, South Wales
View of the railway tracks at the Swansea Goods Yard, not far from the Docks, on the Great Western Railway in Glamorgan, South Wales

Background imageVans Collection: S Teerwood. Bakers delivery van

S Teerwood. Bakers delivery van
A bakers van stops at a quaint looking village with the mornings delivery of fresh bread

Background imageVans Collection: Anon. Ever so Fast! 1920

Anon. Ever so Fast! 1920
Book cover showing a variety of vehicles zooming along a road, including an open top car, a bus, a removal van, a motorcycle and a motorcyle with a sidecar

Background imageVans Collection: The Postal Team at a regional depot

The Postal Team at a regional depot
Royal Mail employees, from the directors to postmen, pose for a group photograph at a regional post depot, alongside a post box and a fleet of postal vans. Photograph by Heinz Zinram

Background imageVans Collection: Regent Street in 1907

Regent Street in 1907
Only one motor-car to be seen among the cabs, carriages, horse-vans and wagons plying up and down Regent Street

Background imageVans Collection: Police Vehicles of 1991

Police Vehicles of 1991
A selection of metropolitan police vehicles including cars, vans and motorcycles, in front of Wellington Arch, London

Background imageVans Collection: Meat vans leaving the docks during strike

Meat vans leaving the docks during strike
Laden meat vans, under police escort, leaving the Royal Albert Dock for Smithfield during the London Dock Strike of 1912

Background imageVans Collection: British Mail Van

British Mail Van
A van of the Royal Mail, delivering to a rural area

Background imageVans Collection: Covent Garden 1930S

Covent Garden 1930S
Busy scene in central London, looking towards Covent Garden, showing parked cars and vans unloading for the market and well-dressed people in hats milling about

Background imageVans Collection: Steam Wagon on the Farm

Steam Wagon on the Farm
Mechanical haulage in the cornfields - a steam wagon helps bring in the harvest



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