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....
Steyning Dennis DS
A shot that shows the compact nature of a Dennis DS - in this case Dennis DS/151/Carmichael - D555 D...
Dennis Rapier Rescue Pump
Dennis Rapier Rescue Pump J765 KNL with Carmichael body new to Durham County F&RS (now Durham & Darl...
London Rescue Dennis
London Fire Brigade
Rescue Tender - Dennis
Pictured in 1983 Paddington FS
If my memory is right t...
Brighton FS Dennis
Brighton Fire Brigade
Picture taken in 1983