Dennis Specialist Vehicles is a major British manufacturer of specialised commercial vehicles and is based in Guildford, England. Dennis is however most famous for its fire engines, although its other major product lines are buses and trucks.
Dennis was founded as Dennis Brothers in 1895 and has a in recent years had several other owners. At this moment the original Dennis is split up in Dennis Bus and Dennis Fire (as of 2001 jointly called Alexander Dennis) and Dennis-Eagle. For the Dennis buses, see our bus and coach site, link at bottom of this page.
Dennis is a well known and popular manufacturer and has a large fan-base in the UK, hence the many hundreds of photos on the Fire Engine Photos site of 'the Dennis', old and new....
Ex London Breakdown lorry
314 FLM breakdown lorry seen in the yard at Paddington Fire Station, 28 September 2010. Thanks to th...
This is FHL650 a Dennis fire engine Ex Wakefield City seen at Lincoln Steam 2010