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....
Hampshire Fire Brigade B Division HQ
Dennis Pumper in the 80'
Cambridgeshire Dennis RS
M847 GEG Dennis RS outside Stanground Fire Station, Peterborough, Cambridheshire Fire and Rescue Ser...
Ex West Sussex Dennis DS151 with Carmichael bodywork, now preserved and being restored.
Dennis RS - E997 VTA
Photoed by myself in 2005 in Shillingstone Dorset my friend bought this appliance from Exeter auctio...