Barnstaple garage celebrates golden anniversary

TAW Garages experienced a golden moment in its history when it clocked up 50 years of trading as the main Ford dealer in Barnstaple. Fifty years ago on its original site on Taw Vale, Eamonn Andrews, then the star of the This is Your Life TV programme, o

TAW Garages experienced a golden moment in its history when it clocked up 50 years of trading as the main Ford dealer in Barnstaple.Fifty years ago on its original site on Taw Vale, Eamonn Andrews, then the star of the This is Your Life TV programme, officially opened the garage. Now, 50 years on at the new site and premises in Victoria Road, Nigel Sharp, the managing director of Ford of Britain travelled from Essex to Barnstaple to present the managing director of Taw Garages Limited, Richard Brend, with a plaque to mark the occasion.Mr Sharp was accompanied by Steve Clary, the Western Region District manager from Bristol, and John Wellsman the director of sales from Ford of Britain.Taw Garages Limited is part of the Brend Group of companies.


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