Bristol Commercial Vehicles Enthusiasts

Caravans and Mobile Homes

Last Updated : May 16th 2017 (under construction)

In addition to the caravan conversions listed here, Top Deck Travel effected many such conversions over a long period and their operations are listed here. Individual vehicles owned by Top Deck Travel are not listed again on this page.

Chassis

Registration

Original Owner

Owner(s)

Date In

Date Sold Comments
LD5G 104112 SAH234 Eastern Counties LKD 234 Unknown owner in Redditch (7/1973). Unknown owner in Radford Semele (by 4/1979) 7/1973 Not known (SCRAPPED) Believed to have been used on a World tour
LD6G 108025 LDL733 Southern Vectis 534 Peter Dawes, Guildford (10/1991). Paltridge, Belcher & Jacobsen (by 12/1991)
10/1991 by 12/1994 (SCRAPPED) Used on an overland tour to Kathmandu, but turned back before reaching Nepal
LD6B 108233
OWX175
West Yorkshire DX31
Richmond, Crymych
Not known
by 1/1994 (SCRAPPED)

LD6B 116036 XFM245 Crosville DLB833 Unknown owner in Newhaven (10/1976). Unknown owner in Glamorgan (10/1977) 10/1976 3/1979 (SCRAPPED)  
LD6B 120096 820HNO Eastern National 1504 Unknown owner in Walsall by 10/1974 Not known (SCRAPPED)  
LD6G 120113 845AFM Crosville DLG888 Unknown owner in the U.K. 10/1976 2/1978 (SCRAPPED)  
LD6G 130080 JSD925 Western S.M.T. 1289 Russell-Smith, Himbleton, Droitwich 11/1975 9/1978 (Exported)  
LD6B 134038 YHT929 Bristol Omnibus LC8436 Unknown owner in Enfield Not known by 3/1998 (Preserved)  
LD6B 134152
TWY604
West Yorkshire DX62
Smith, London
8/1974
Not known (SCRAPPED)

LD6B 134154 YHT932 Bristol Omnibus LC8439 Carslake-Fell, ?, Somerset 2/1993 ?/1996 (Exported)  
LD6G 138283 855CHU Bristol Omnibus L8495 G Doherty, London W12 3/1977 ?/1977 (Top Deck of Horsell Common)  
LD6B 150232 985EHW Bristol Omnibus LC8530 Unknown students in York 1/1976 by 7/1979 (Preserved)  
LD6G 154037 431FHW Bristol Omnibus L8541 The World Bus, London (?/1987). Rabbit, Woodbridge (c?/2000). Mark Baker, Colchester (12/2010). Unknown owner in Hereford (5/2012). Gavin Wilkinson, Plymouth (5/2014)
?/1987 Current (3/2015)  
FS6B 155087SPM21Brighton, Hove & District 21Londag, Zurich, Switzerland4/1991Current (4/2014)
FS6B 155090SPM22Brighton, Hove & District 22Hasler, Wadenswil, Switzerland8/19914/2014 (Preserved)
FSF6G 167031 720JHY Bristol Omnibus 6021 Unknown owner in Caernarfon ?/1982 Not known (SCRAPPED)  
FLF6B 181064 816MHW Bristol Omnibus 7021 Tuer, Morland by 8/1990 Current (4/2008)  
FLF6B 181117 183XNO Eastern National 2736 Unknown owner in the U.K. 10/1980 ?/1987 (Exported)  
FL6G 198006 4384LJ Hants & Dorset 1209 Unknown owner in the U.K. by 2/1982 by 1/1994 (Exported) Noted in Amsterdam, 2/1982
FLF6G 199194
537OHU
Cheltenham District 7074
Dekka Charters, Banbury
?/1980
8/1985 (SCRAPPED)

FS5G 205064 54CPW Eastern Counties LFS54 Unknown owner in Blackpool Not known 3/2004 (Preserved)  
FS6G 214187 BXA463B Fife Scottish FRD198 Unknown owner on the Isle of Arran Not known 6/2008 (SCRAPPED)  
FLF6G 217075 BHW38A (ex-816SHW, BHT693A, 473FAE) Bristol Omnibus 7123 Evans, Chew Stoke (Not known). Gabriel, Bristol (by 4/1992). Hummerstone, Torrington (by 7/1992) Not known ?/1994 (SCRAPPED)  
FS6G 223057 BEL680B Eastern National 1507 Lofting, Kenilworth Not known Not known (SCRAPPED)  
FLF6G 224052 AAE264B Bristol Omnibus 7159 Handley, Doncaster Not known ?/1992 (SCRAPPED)  
FLF6G 224119 BHU402C Bristol Omnibus 7173 Bowden, Bristol 9/1980 ?/1984 (SCRAPPED)  
FS5G 228050 FVF423C Eastern Counties LFS123 Ken Larking, Leigh-on-Sea ?/1992 Current (4/2009)  
FLF6G 229150 FJB738C Thames Valley 654 Upstairs Downstairs, Oxford Not known 12/1986 (Stagecoach of Perth) Survivor 
FLF6G 229172 EHT108C Bristol Omnibus C7219 Unknown owner near Fishguard Not known 2/2003 (Preserved)  
FLF6G 229191 EHT113C Bristol Omnibus 7224 Unknown owner in the U.K. by 10/1992 by 3/1998 (Preserved)  
FLF6G 229213 EHT854C Bristol Omnibus 7232 Dekka Charters, Banbury (1/1985). Jane Newton, ? (by 12/1989). Unknown owner in the U.K. (by 12/1993). Steve Durrant, Motcombe (by 12/1995) 1/1985 Current (3/2017)  
FS6B 230037 MWW114D West Yorkshire YDX233 Unknown owner in the U.K. ?/1991 6/2003 (Preserved)  
FLF6B 231071 FHW160D Bristol Omnibus C7255 Unknown owner on the Wirral (Not known). Knowles, Coombe Down (7/1992) Not known ?/1997 (Exported)  
FLF6B 231151 RHK346D Eastern National 2861 McGurk, Worthing (?/1989). Unknown owner in Plymouth (10/1993). Unknown owner in Wiltshire (?/2009)
?/1989 Current (6/2015)  
FLF6G 231167 HAE276D Bristol Omnibus 7267 Dekka Charters, Banbury Not known 3/1992 (Exported)  
FLF6G 231168 HAE277D Bristol Omnibus G7268 Dekka Charters, Banbury 10/1986 by 6/1991 (Exported)  
FLF6G 231187 JPW455D Eastern Counties FLF455 Unknown owner in Kings Lynn 2/1984 by 12/1995 (SCRAPPED)  
FLF6B 236017 JHY389E Bristol Omnibus C7303 Unknown owner in the U.K. by 7/1992 Current (2/2016) Not south of Bristol, 2/2016
LH/253
UTD283H
Lancashire United 320
Unknown owner in Hyde (9/1989). Unknown owner in Mid Wales (6/1996)
9/1989
Current (4/2016)
LH/300 REL743H Hants & Dorset 3026 Holiday Bus, ? ?/1991 ?/1996 (SCRAPPED)  
LH/447 PDL491H Southern Vectis 829 Norman Lovatt, Stoke-on-Trent (6/1983). Mike Nash, Cobham (12/2008). Gordon Murray, Blackpool (3/2015)
6/1983 Current (4/2015)
 
LH/545
WMS922J
Alexander Midland MLH22
Unknown owner in Birkenhead
3/1983
Not known (SCRAPPED)
Noted in Oldham, 10/1984
LH/602
DNG531K
Eastern Counties LH531
Owen, Heysham
9/1984
5/1987 (SCRAPPED)

LH/618
EBU877K
Ivory of Tetbury
Unknown owner in Hednesford (Not known). Unknown owner in Low Marnham (by 8/1991)
Not known
Current (2/2009)

LH/658 GDE374L Silcox of Pembroke Dock Knights, St Austell by 2/2001 Current (1/2013)  
LH/948
ORU535M
Hants & Dorset 3535
Unknown owner in the U.K.
by 3/1991
by 1/1994 (SCRAPPED)

LH/983 GLJ481N Hants & Dorset 3549 Unknown owner in the U.K. by 7/1991 Current (12/2012) Noted in Porthmadog, 7/1991. Moved to Portugal, by 12/2000
LH/1054
HWU82N
Wallace Arnold of Leeds
Burrows, Ogmore Vale
3/1997
No subsequent reports

LH/1074
HTT376N
Western National 1621
West, Roche
4/1986
Current (11/1988)
Marked as exported on the DVLA database, 11/1988
LH/1117
JFJ505N
Greenslades 325
Palm 2 Soul, Weymouth
by 8/2007
Current (11/2015)

LH/1139
KTT42P
Devon General 112
Unknown owner in Devon
by 1/2016
Current (6/2016)

LH/1161 MGR659P United Auto 1659 Robert Gailor, Addlestone 10/2004 Current (5/2010)  
LH/1198 JOU163P Bristol Omnibus 384 Unknown theatre group in the U.K. Not known Current (12/1996)  
LH/1302
OJD60R
London Transport BL60
Terry Platt, Bletchingley
by 12/2005
Current (10/2016)

LH/1444 WEX925S Eastern Counties LH925 Anna ?, Teams, Durham ?/2001 ?/2004 (SCRAPPED)  
LH/1531
AFJ721T
Western National 3301
Gavin Wilkinson, Plymouth
9/2008
Current (3/2015)

LH/1594 AFB586V Bristol Omnibus 455 Cher Ricard, South Brent, Devon (by 11/2004). J Marshall, Bedford (?/2009) by 11/2004 5/2012 (Non-PCV)  
LHL/110
WLT580G
Grey Green of N16
Unknown owner in the U.K.
Not known
Not known (SCRAPPED)

LHL/127
EUP385G
Scarlet Band of West Cornforth
Unknown owner in Ollerton
Not known
?/1993 (SCRAPPED)

LHL/133
XYD332H
Higson of Frome
Unknown owner in the U.K.
Not known
2/1988 (SCRAPPED)

LHL/200
GRH321L
Halcyon of Kingston-upon-Hull
Gypsy Moth Jazz Band, ?
by 3/1991
by 1/2006 (SCRAPPED)

LHL/211 EAW752L (ex-XTF468L, 4731PJ) Robinson of Great Harwood Robbie Pict, Dunvegan, Isle of Skye by 7/2004 Current (3/2015)  
LHL/253
TDU539R
DeLuxe of Mancetter
Unknown owner in the U.K.
by 10/2001
Current (6/2002)

LHL/257 AEF785A (ex-DCA767S, FXU355, FSF236S) Lofty's of Mickle Trafford Francis Ottley, Dover Not known Current (2/2005) Used to tour Spain, ?/2003
LHS/113 JVL928H Lincolnshire 1809 Unknown owner in the U.K. 5/1986 6/2001 (Preserved)  
LHS/134 RPH101L London Country BN1 Jason Lamb, Forest of Dean 9/2010 Current (2/2014)  
LHS/144 MIL4686 (ex-RPH111L) London Country BN11 John Hendriks, Falmouth 1/2000 Current (1/2013)  
LHS/167 GPD302N London Country BN34 Unknown owner in Scotland 11/1998 12/2011 (SCRAPPED) Noted in Berwick, 3/2011, then in Somerset, 4/2011 and again near Sheffield, 10/2011. Scrapped in France, 12/2011
LHS/178
OIB1084 (ex-GHH256N, FTG873, FTG567, JOK234N) Yeowart of Whitehaven
Unknown owner in Yorkshire
by 4/2003
Current (12/2003)

LHS/183GPD316NLondon Country BN48Unknown owner in Darlington (by 9/1997). Wilkson, Stockport (by 8/2008)by 9/1997Current (4/2014)
LHS/198 HTH518N Thomas of Llangadog Lucy Branch, Meldon, nr Okehampton by 5/2005 Current (9/2013)  
LHS/240 MUA43P West Yorkshire P.T.E. 43 Unknown owner in the U.K. by 8/2002 Current (8/2010) Noted in Bristol, 8/2002. Noted at Glastonbury, 8/2010
LHS/303 PCV178R Harvey of Mousehole Unknown owner in Devon 10/2002 Current (5/2014) Noted in Plymouth, 7/2008 and again in Cornwall, 5/2014
LHS/319
ASU510S
Southern of Barrhead
Unknown owner in Metheringham
by 3/2013
Current (4/2015)

LHS/335
EUS267T
Park of Hamilton
Unknown owner in Sidcup (by 3/1998). Moved to Portugal (by 2/2000)
by 3/1998
Current (2/2000)

LHS/347 KBD21V Northampton 21 Unknown owner in the U.K. c10/1999 Current (11/2007) Noted on Orkney, 10/2007
LHS/351 FDV788V Western National 1558 Hewitt, Meopham (?/2000). Avery Howell, West Beeding (?/2004) ?/2000 Current (6/2011) Kept at Upper Beeding, Sussex
LHS/371
RLN231W
British Airways CC304
Gary Rawlinson, Shanklin, Isle of Wight
6/2006
Current (11/2015)

LHS/373 KDL204W Southern Vectis 204 Unknown owner in the U.K. by 1/2008 Current (9/2014) Noted in Shaftesbury, c1/2008. Noted at Oakford Fitzpane, 1/2013
LHS/375
NVU816W
Cooper of Audenshaw
Unknown owner in Appleby, Cumbria
by 12/2005
Current (5/2007)

RELL3/334 NHU191F Bristol Omnibus 1057 Thurrock Borough Council ?/1988 ?/1989 (SCRAPPED)  
RELL3/521 NLJ825G Hants & Dorset 836 Lake, Ashington ?/1983 9/1995 (Preserved)  
RELL3/775 UHU221H Bristol Omnibus C1119 Lee Jones, Oxford ?/2007 Current (7/2014)  
RELL3/919 FWC439H Eastern National 1516 Motor Coach Holiday Project, Margate (Not known). Taylor, Walton (by 3/1992) Not known 5/1996 (Preserved)  
RELL3/967 RLJ347H Hants & Dorset 3022 Sydney Twigg, Brighton (by 11/1986). Michael Twigg, Sproston (by 6/1990) by 11/1986 ?/1992 (SCRAPPED)  
RELL3/1485
NNU449J
Midland General 150
Unknown owner in Worthing
3/2016
Current (3/2016)

RELL3/1487JWU336JWest Yorkshire 1345Unknown owner in GlossopNot knownCurrent (4/2007)
RELL3/1920 YFM283L Crosville ERG283 Iain Rogerson, Great Missenden. Philip Rae-Scott, Sidmouth (12/2011) 8/2007 Current (10/2014)  
RELL3/2748 BXI2591 Citybus 2591 Lak Mitchell, ? by 6/2013 Current (6/2016)  
RELH4/106
OAX4F
Red & White RC468
Unknown owner in Cheltenham
9/1983
Not known (SCRAPPED)

RELH4/271 GVW982H Eastern National 420 Unknown owner in Darlington by 9/1983 10/1987 (SCRAPPED) Written off in an accident on the M6, 10/1987
RELH4/283
RDV428H
Western National 1477
Lewis, Cardigan
by 1/1983
Current (3/2009)
Parked between Fishguard and Cardigan
RELH4/357
EHW314K
Bristol Omnibus 2162
Unknown owner in Borden
Not known
8/1991 (SCRAPPED)
Destroyed by fire, 8/1991
RELH4/414
LWC982J
Eastern Counties 432
Cushing, Great Yarmouth
by 9/1987
5/1991 (SCRAPPED)

RELH4/448
LNN94K
East Midlands 94
Marek, Llanelly
by 4/1995
?/1995 (SCRAPPED)
Burnt out near Swansea, by 12/1995
RELH4/520 PCH269L Trent 269 Unknown owner in Colne by 6/1994 Current (1/2010)  
REMH7/121 NAG124G Western SMT T2218 Unknown owner in Weston-super-Mare (by 9/1992). Unknown owner in Coventry (by 4/2011) by 9/1992 Current (4/2011)  
REMH7/149
SFS373H
Eastern Scottish XA362
Unknown owner at Mull of Kintyre
by 11/2000
Current (11/2000)

RESL8/218 GHN444J United Auto 2844 Unknown owner in the U.K. by 3/1999 Current (1/2012) Noted in France, 1/2012
RESL8/338 JEH193K Potteries 193 Unknown owner in the U.K. ?/1986 Not known Noted in Portugal in the early 1990s
VRT/SL2/173 SDL636J Southern Vectis 626 Zoe Wilson, Grateley c1991 Current (3/2016)  
VRT/SL2/303
XDL379L
Southern Vectis 632
Philip Dalston, Brighton
5/1994
Current (8/2014)
Moved to Portugal, by 10/2002
VRT/SL2/605
NCD551M
Southdown 551
Unknown owner in Penrhyncoch
?/1999
Current (1/2001)
Noted at Shobdon, 1/2001
VRT/SL2/1158
JOV718P
West Midlands P.T.E. 4718
Unknown owner in the U.K.
by 1/2016
Current (1/2016)

VRT/SL3/397 SUP684R United Auto 684 The Family Show Troupe, ?, Scotland (?/1994). Unknown owner in Biggin Hill (by 3/2009) ?/1994 ?/2013 (SCRAPPED)  
VRT/SL3/512
NHU670R
Cheltenham District 5087
John Bowden & Marleen Schelvis, Shirehampton
3/2001
Current (5/2015)

VRT/SL3/748
ODL662R
Southern Vectis 662
Unknown owner in Devon
?/2016
Current (8/2016)
Noted at Churston, 8/2016
VRT/SL3/924
VRP60S
Northampton 60
Unknown owner in Croydon
8/2004
Current (11/2006)
Noted at Bletchley, 11/2006 and later at Glastonbury
VRT/SL3/1060
VDV117S
Western National 1117
Andy O'Sullivan, Nuneaton 11/2014
Current (1/2017)

VRT/SL3/1203 FFL463V (ex-HAH238V, YUM516S) West Riding 860 Wilson, Halifax ?/2011 Current (9/2014) Noted at Scarborough, 5/2012
VRT/SL3/1294
UDL668S
Southern Vectis 668
Unknown owner in the U.K.
?/2016
Current (5/2017)

VRT/SL3/1533 CBD904T United Counties 904 Unknown owner in Southern England by 6/2002 Current (3/2011) Noted at Hampstead, 7/2007
VRT/SL3/2032 KTL28V Lincolnshire 1945 Unknown owner in Bristol (1/2000). Moved to Exeter (by 8/2006) 1/2000 8/2009 (SCRAPPED) Broken up on site, 8/2009
VRT/SL3/2347 AHW198V Bristol Omnibus 5147 Lawson Cooper, Sutton Coldfield 11/2005  2/2012 (Dealer)
VRT/SL3/2366
FDV832V
Western National 1188
Unknown owner in the Forest of Dean (?/2005). The Red Bus, Pope's Hill (by 8/2016)
?/2005
Current (8/2016)

VRT/SL3/2452 XJJ667V East Kent 7667 Unknown owner in Brighton ?/2005 Current (4/2012)  
VRT/SL3/2453
XJJ668V
East Kent 7668 Steven Blackmoor, Weymouth
12/2007
11/2008 (Exported)
Used on an overland tour to Ethiopia
VRT/SL3/2537
HUD501W
City of Oxford 501
The Plantation, Par (8/2005). Unknown owner in Cornwall (by 7/2016)
8/2005
Current (7/2016)
Immobile
VRT/SL3/2585
JWV255W
Southdown 255 Unknown owner in Devizes
?/2000
5/2004 (SCRAPPED)

VRT/SL3/2587 JWV257W Southdown 257 Unknown owner in Staverton, South Devon ?/2003 Current (9/2012)  
VRT/SL3/2847
SVL177W
Lincolnshire 1967
William Bazeley, Colchester
10/2013
Current (10/2015)

VRT/SL3/2866 RUA456W West Riding 906 Brian Hansford, Poole 5/2005 Current (4/2012)  
VRT/SL3/2931 EWS742W Bristol Omnibus 5534 Daniel Spokes & Matt Lumber, Oldbury-on-Severn (7/2002). Solana, Forest of Dean (c6/2009). Jon Bishop, Great Warley (by 2/2012). Unknown owner in Brentwood (12/2013)
7/2002 ?/2014 (Non-PCV)
 

Photo Archive

GLJ481N

Photo : Traveller Dave

KBD21V

Photo : Chris Platt

UHU221H

Photo : Lee Jones

GVW982H

Photo : Mark Harrington

JEH193K

Photos : Traveller Dave

FJB738C

Photo : Cliff Essex

SDL636J

Photo : Zoe Wilson

JHY389E

Photo : Traveller Dave

EWS742W

Photo : Allan Macfarlane

NHU191F

Photo : Rob Sly

PCV178R

Photo : Brian George

FDV788V

Photo : Dave Beardmore

GPD302N

Photo : Dr Mike Walker

AFB586V

Photo : eBay

FVF423C

Photo : Carl Lemon

BXA463B

Photo : eBay

RLJ347H

Photos : Traveller Dave

YFM283L

Photo : Paul Green

BHW38A (ex-816SHW, BHT693A, 473FAE)

Photo : Traveller Dave

REL743H

Photo : Jim Long

 

 

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