Title: Southdown in Austerity
Author: Colin Druce
Publisher: Capital Transport
Specification: 280mm x 215mm, 232pp, hardback
The third of Colin Druce’s histories of Southdown Motor Services from Capital Transport takes its title from the sacrifices Britain made in the immediate postwar period, when living standards were curbed by rationing, materials shortages and the need to rebuild damaged and worn-out infrastructure.