Bristol Commercial Vehicles Enthusiasts

Illustrated LH Histories For

National Bus Company

Last Amended : 6th December 2017 (brought up-to-date)


Most Recent Photo Original Owner and Fleet Number Registration Number Chassis and Number Body Make and Number Current Owner Date Last Recorded

Notes

Photo : Roger Moore

Bristol 353 DHW293K LH/591 ECW 19634 Dr Mike Walker, Wells (preserved) April 2016

Photo : Mike Nash

Bristol 358 JHW118P LH/1109 ECW Mark Jenkins, Faversham (preserved) October 2014
  Bristol 359 JHW119P LH/1110 ECW Malta Bus Route January 1997  

Photo : Simon Lang

Bristol 368 685DID (ex-KHU318P) LH/1172 ECW Simon Lang, Rathcoole, Republic of Ireland (preserved) January 2017

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Bristol 373 KHU323P LH/1177 ECW Robert Leighfield, Bristol (preserved)
July 2015 Towing wagon

Photo : Rob Sly

Bristol 376 KHU326P LH/1190 ECW 21735 Richard Masterman, Stroud (preserved) June 2011  

Photo : Traveller Dave

Bristol 384 JOU163P LH/1198 ECW Unknown theatre group in the U.K. (mobile home) May 1997  
OFB968R

Photo : Rob Sly

Bristol 395 OFB968R LH/1360 ECW 22335 Nigel Pullen, Stroud
November 2017 Being broken for spares, 11/2017

Photo : Paul Stephens

Bristol 397 OTC605R LH/1389 ECW Castle Cary Community Association (non-PCV) May 2011 Used as a mobile youth "drop in" vehicle

Bristol 401 REU312S LH/1436 ECW Unknown owner in Oman August 1983


Bristol 402 REU313S LH/1437 ECW Unknown owner in Oman August 1983

 

Photo : Richard Field

Bristol 415 REU326S LH/1471 ECW 22857 Gareth Ebbern, Yeovil (preserved)
November 2014

Bristol 422 SWS768S LH/1493 ECW 23483 Unknown owner in Longtown February 2008 Intended for conversion to a caravan but lying derelict and unconverted, 2/2008

Photo : From the Internet

Bristol 423 SWS769S LH/1494 ECW 23484 Duncan Roberts, North Anston August 2010 Used as a storeshed

Bristol 425 SWS771S LH/1496 ECW Unknown owner in Oman December 1994

Bristol 427 SWS773S LH/1498 ECW Unknown owner in Belfast, Northern Ireland (non-PCV)
July 1992 Converted for use as a mobile shop

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Bristol 428 SWS774S LH/1499 ECW Jamieson et al, Donemana, Northern Ireland (preserved) May 2010

Photo : Neil Halliday

Bristol 442 WAE294T LH/1577 ECW 23520  Lee Garrett, Chester-le-Street (preservationists for spares) August 2017 For spares

Photo : eBay

Bristol 448 YAE515V LH/1583 ECW 23526 JMV Training, Gainsborough (driver trainer) February 2012  

Photo : Ken Lansdowne

Bristol 452 YAE519V LH/1587 ECW 23530 Pauline Binks & Shona Bennett, Telford November 2007 Used as a Brownies meeting bus

Photo : eBay

Bristol 454 AFB585V LH/1593 ECW 23536 Garry Cox, Burnley (preserved) August 2007

Photo : Mark Dolan

Bristol 455 AFB586V LH/1594 ECW 23537 Rob Hughes, Shildon (preserved) October 2017

Photo : Tim Moss

Bristol 461 AFB592V LH/1600 ECW 23543 Alan Peters, Bristol & Dr Mike Walker, Wells (preserved) April 2014
AFB597V in 2016

Photo : Ben Bartram

Bristol 466 AFB597V LH/1605 ECW 23548 Morton, Basingstoke (preserved) May 2017

MCA617P in 2016

Photo : via Phil Groocock

Crosville SLL617 MCA617P LH/1130 ECW Napier, West Point Island, Falkland Islands February 2016 Registered F68A locally. Used to transport tourists to a penguin colony. Out of use and derelict, by 12/2007

Photo : Dominic Eaton

Crosville SLL620 MCA620P LH/1133 ECW 21695 620 Group, Hull (preserved) October 2017 Video : YouTube link

Photo : Keith Harwood

Crosville SLL626 OCA626P LH/1209 ECW Heritage Malta February 2015 Registered EBY520 locally
  Crosville SLL635 OCA635P LH/1229 ECW Unknown film company in Malta July 2011 Registered DBY360 locally. For destruction during the filming of the movie "World War Z"
CNG525K in 2014

Photo : M Woolley

Eastern Counties LH525 CNG525K LH/576 ECW Bristol Road Group, Bearstead (preserved) March 2016

Photo : Chris Bowles

Eastern Counties LH537 HAH537L LH/651 ECW 19631 Appleton, Higham Ferrers (preserved) November 2013 Rare Perkins-engined LH

Photo : Simon Meekings

Eastern Counties LH918 TCL138R LH/1379 ECW Unknown owner in Suffolk (non-PCV) March 2012 Kept in a field in as-withdrawn (1983) condition

Photo : Luke Whitehead

Eastern Counties LH921 TCL141R LH/1394 ECW Unknown owner near Barnsley July 2003 Converted for use as a caravan
 

Photo : Fred Lawrance

Eastern National 1103 UVX7S LH/1409 ECW 22362 Sarah Hartwell, Chelmsford (preserved) July 2014

Photo : Rob Sly

Greenslades Tours 321 31918 (ex-JFJ501N, 31919) LH/1069 Plaxton 7510BC011S Unknown owner in Wiltshire (non-PCV)
January 2003 Mobile cafe

Greenslades Tours 322 31919 (ex-JFJ502N, 31907) LH/1114 Plaxton 7510BC012S Ward, Woodside (preserved) September 2009  
 

Photo : Daniel Carter

Greenslades Tours 325 31912 (ex-JFJ505N) LH/1117 Plaxton 7510BC015S Palm 2 Soul, Weymouth (non-PCV) November 2015 Mobile home

Photo : Dave Beardmore 

Greenslades Tours 326 JFJ506N (ex-JFJ506N, 31913) LH/1119 Plaxton 7510BC016S Alistair Gray, Exeter (preserved) April 2017  

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Greenslades Tours 327 JFJ507N (ex-JFJ507N, 12723, 31914) LH/1120 Plaxton 7510BC017S Unknown owner in the U.K. (preserved) September 2004  
 

Photo : James Pratt

Greenslades Tours 328 31915 (ex-JFJ508N) LH/1121 Plaxton 7510BC018S Gray, Andrews & Allen, South Devon (preserved) May 2003  

Photo : Hants & Dorset Wilts & Dorset Heritage

Hants & Dorset 1529 RLJ793H LH/381 ECW Mills & Hursthouse, Christchurch (preserved) February 2017

Hants & Dorset 1540 XEL826K LH/584 ECW Terry Hussey, Basingstoke (preserved) January 2000

Hants & Dorset 1541 XEL827K LH/585 ECW McGonagle, Redchurch, Republic of Ireland May 2004 Derelict, by 3/93. Almost totally hidden, by 5/2004

Photo : David Oborn

Hants & Dorset 3512NEL845MLH/724ECW 20258Mills, Hursthouse & Holtby, Netheravon (preserved)November 2014No restoration yet performed
NLJ516M in 2015

Photo : John Dawkins

Hants & Dorset 3516 TR6147 (ex-NLJ516M) LH/838 ECW English Riviera Sightseeing Tours, Torquay July 2016 Rebuilt as a charabanc

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Hants & Dorset 3523 NLJ523M LH/882 ECW Heritage Malta September 2012 Registered DBY422 locally
ORU532M in 2014

Photo : Peter Cook

Hants & Dorset 3532 ORU532M LH/945 ECW Mills, Hursthouse & Maltby, Christchurch (preserved) November 2014 Converted for use as a tree lopper

Photo : Peter Cook

Hants & Dorset 3537 ORU537M LH/950 ECW Unknown owner in St Johns, Antigua January 2010 Derelict, by 10/2005

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Hants & Dorset 3547 GLJ479N LH/981 ECW Malta Bus Route May 2011 Registered EBY524 locally

Photo : Traveller Dave

Hants & Dorset 3549 GLJ481N LH/983 ECW Unknown owner in Portugal December 2012 Converted for use as a mobile home. Now static in Portugal

Photo : Barrie Gilbert

Hants & Dorset 3550 GLJ482N LH/984 ECW 21342 Peppin Garage, Ghaxaq, Malta October 2014 Registered FBY035 locally. Extensively rebuilt, 4/2005 to c4/2008

Photo : Peter Relf

Hants & Dorset 3553 GLJ485N LH/987 ECW Rob Hughes, Shildon (preserved)
November 2016 Registered FBY714 locally on Malta

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Hants & Dorset 3557 GLJ489N LH/1002 ECW Heritage Malta February 2015 Registered EBY523 locally
SVL830R in 2014

Photo : Neil Markwick

Lincolnshire 1045 SVL830R LH/1342 ECW 22369 M Wilkinson, Lincoln (preserved) November 2017

Photo : Adrian Brown

Lincolnshire 1056 XFW951S LH/1449 ECW Lincolnshire 1056 Group, Waddington (preserved) April 2016

Photo : Russell Kirk

Lincolnshire 1063 YVL837S LH/1487 ECW M Wilkinson, Lincoln (preserved) May 2014
DTL542T in 2015
Photo : Craig Schofield
Lincolnshire 1066 DTL542T
LH/1521
ECW
Unknown owner in Lincoln (preservationist for spares)
June 2015
Very heavily stripped by 6/2015

Photo : Richard Belton

Lincolnshire 1809 JVL928H LHS/113 ECW 17993 Richard Belton, Scunthorpe (preserved) October 2014 Previously converted for use as a caravan. Rare Perkins-engined LHS.

Photo : Ken Jones

London Country BL1 RPH101L LHS/134 ECW 20440 Jason Lamb, Forest of Dean (mobile home) February 2014 Converted for use as a mobile home

Photo : From the Internet

London Country BL11 MIL4686 (ex-RPH111L, YTA236L) LHS/144 ECW John Hendriks, Falmouth (mobile home) January 2013 Converted for use as a mobile home
GPD301N in 2015

Photo : Richard Shannon

London Country BN33 GPD301N LHS/166 ECW Robert Nogues & Alan Crozier, Newtownards, Northern Ireland (preserved) May 2017  

Photo : Rob Capel

London Country BN42 GPD310N LHS/175 ECW 21390 Andy Goddard, West Ewell (preserved) December 2009  

Photo : Trevor Hall

London Country BN45 GPD313N LHS/180 ECW 21393 BN45 Group, Leighton Buzzard (preserved) April 2017
GPD316N in 2014
Photo : Peter Wilkson
London Country BN48GPD316NLHS/183ECW 21396Wilkson, Stockport (non-PCV)April 2014Caravan
GPD318N in 2017

Photo : Shane Ross

London Country BN50 GPD318N LHS/185 ECW 21398 Philip Dale, Sherborne (preserved) July 2017  

Photo : Dave Root Collection

London Country BN61 TPJ61S LHS/271 ECW 22914 London Transport Museum, Acton (preserved) October 2017  

Photo : Warren Woodrow 

National Welsh MD1391 GTX758W (GTX758W, 19660) LHS/377 ECW 24706 Plymouth & District, Plymouth April 2017  

Photo : Andy Powis

National Welsh MD1394 GTX761W LHS/380 ECW 24709 Martin Detheridge (London Bus 4 Hire), Usk (preserved) August 2015  
GTX762W in 2009

Photo : From the Internet

National Welsh MD1395 GTX762W LHS/381 ECW 24710 Ward, Forest of Dean (preserved) January 2014
  Ribble 271 FBV271W LHS/374 ECW T Puttock, Esher (preserved) September 2014  
 

Photo : Terry Hussey

Southern Vectis 833 NDL769G LHS/105 Marshall Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society, Newton Aycliffe (preserved) August 2015  
 

Photo : Paul Budden

Southern Vectis 202 KDL202W LHS/368 ECW 24715 Ben Bartram, Isle of Wight (preserved) May 2016
KDL203W in 2017

Photo : Nigel Harris

Southern Vectis 203 KDL203W LHS/369 ECW Ben Bartram, Nigel Harris & Leo Roberts, Isle of Wight (preserved) September 2017
KDL204W in 2014

Photo : John Hembry

Southern Vectis 204 KDL204W LHS/373 ECW 24717 Unknown owner in the U.K. August 2017 Converted for use as a caravan

Photo : Mike Nash

Southern Vectis 829 PDL491H LH/447 ECW Gordon Murray, Blackpool (preserved) April 2015 Converted for use as a caravan

Thames Valley 211 VMO228H LH/314 ECW  Richard Rampton, Reading (preserved) July 2014

Photo : Mike Penn

Thames Valley 214 VMO234H LH/357 ECW 17935 Jason Rayner, Winchester (preserved) February 2017

Photo : Neil Halliday

United 1611 AHN611M LH/965 ECW Chris Bulmer, Ripon (preserved) December 2015

Photo : Dave Beardmore

United 1623 GUP907N LH/998 ECW 21274 Andrew Dolan, Sunnybrow (preserved) November 2016

Photo : eBay

United 1659 MGR659P LH/1161 ECW 21607 Robert Gailor, Addlestone May 2010 Converted for use as a caravan
NBR665P in 2017
Photo : Lee Garrett
United 1665 NBR665P LH/1168 ECW 21613 Lee Garrett, Chester-le-Street (preserved) February 2017

Photo : Tony Barfield

United 1712 MUP712T LH/1552 ECW Trevor Puttock, Esher (preserved) September 2014

Photo : Dave Beardmore

United 1713 MUP713T LH/1553 ECW 23510 South Lancs Travel, Leigh January 2012 For spares

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Western National 716 MUO328F LH/133 ECW 17395 Cornwall Bus Preservation Group (preserved) October 2014
 

Photo : Terry Bennett

Western National/Devon General 88VOD88KLHS/120Marshall 30851Terry Bennett, Sherborne (preserved)January 2013 

Photo : Gareth Crowther

Western National/Devon General 90VOD90KLHS/122Marshall Unknown owner on Guernsey (non-PCV)
September 2001Used as a site hut
 

Photo : eBay

Western National/Devon General 94LFJ848WLHS/357ECWMcLuckie, Gordon, Berwickshire (non-PCV)May 2008Noted out of use on a farm near Berwick, 11/2005. For sale on eBay, 5/2008

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Western National/Devon General 107GDV460NLH/971ECWMalta Bus RouteMay 2011Registered EBY544 locally
KTT38P in 2015

Photo : Josh Mann

Western National/Devon General 108 KTT38PLH/1135ECWDavid & Lawrence Mortimer, Stourport-on-Severn (preserved)October 2017

Photo : Terry Partridge

Western National/Devon General 112KTT42PLH/1139ECW 21659Unknown owner in Devon (non-PCV)May 2017Converted use as a caravan, by 6/2016
KTT43P in 2015
Photo : Tom Bailey
Western National/Devon General 113KTT43PLH/1140ECW 21660Ron Greet, BroadhempsteadSeptember 2015Derelict, by 11/2000

Western National/Devon General 124VDV104SLH/1508ECWSterling, Arbroath (non-PCV)November 2003

Photo : Phil Groocock

Western National 1252 VOD122K LHS/128 Marshall Botanical Gardens, Roseau, Dominica January 2000 Used as part of a children’s wildlife conservation project
 VOD123K in 2015
Photo : Trevor Harrison
Western National 1253 VOD123K LHS/129 Marshall 30861 Ricketts, Tal-y-Cafn (preserved) March 2017  

Photo : James Pratt

Western National 1254 VOD124K LHS/130 Marshall 30860 Paul Derrick, Plymstock (preserved) March 2017  

Photo : Derrick Cuff

Western National 1255 VOD125K LHS/131 Marshall Cornwall Bus Preservation Group (preserved) October 2015  

Photo : Ken Baker

Western National 1318 BDV318L LH/754 Marshall 35108 Steve Cocks, Carnmenellis (preserved) November 2017

Photo : Neil Halliday

Western National 1319 NTT319M LH/757 Marshall Bob Margam, Ludgvan (preserved) November 2017

Photo : Dave Root

Western National 1328 PUO328M LH/908 Plaxton 7410BC006 Trevor Cockram, Bristol (preservationist for spares) May 2012  

Photo : Jol Rea

Western National 1331 PUO331M LH/912 Plaxton 7410BC002 Trevor Cockram, Bristol (preserved) April 2015
FDV787V in 2017
Photo : Jason Rayner 
Western National 1557 FDV787V LHS/350 ECW Richard Stevens, Plymouth (preserved) April 2017
 

Photo : Avery Howell

Western National 1558 FDV788V LHS/351 ECW Avery Howell, Upper Beeding June 2011 Converted for use as a mobile home
 

Photo : Graham Richardson

Western National 1560 FDV790V LHS/353 ECW Colin Billington, Holyport (preserved) April 2015  

Photo : Carl Berry

Western National 1563 FDV793V LHS/356 ECW Richard Sinclair, Woking (preserved) March 2017

Western National 1588 VOD119K LH/647 ECW 19651 Seward, Dalwood January 2000 Used as a seat store, by 12/87

Photo : Dave Longbottom

Western National 1590 NFJ590M LH/845 ECW 20423 Bradley, Harrogate (preserved) August 2001

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Western National 1592 NFJ592M LH/847 ECW 20425 Nick Furze, Plymouth (preserved) August 2017

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Western National 1611
GDV460NLH/971ECWMalta Bus RouteMay 2011Registered EBY544 locally

Western National 1621 HTT376N LH/1074 ECW West, Roche November 1988 Converted for use as a caravan. Marked as exported, 11/1988 by DVLA

Photo : Jason Beverley

Western National 3131 AFJ692T LH/1519 Plaxton 7810BXM508 Bernard Sealy, Hythe (preserved) June 2016

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Western National 3132 AFJ693T LH/1520 Plaxton 7810BXM509 Spruhan, Bagenalstown, Republic of Ireland July 2009 Not used in service
AFJ721T in 2015

Photo : Gavin Wilkinson

Western National 3301 AFJ721T LH/1531 Plaxton 7810BXM513S Gavin Wilkinson, Plymouth
March 2015 Converted for use as a mobile home

Photo : Glenn Knight

Western National 3304 AFJ724T LH/1536 Plaxton 7810BXM515S Wood, Buckfastleigh February 2009 Sold, ?/2009

Photo : Dave Beardmore

Western National 3306 AFJ726T LH/1548 Plaxton 7910BXM501S Mayall, Hollacombe (non-PCV) May 2009  

Photo : Jason Beverley

Western National 3307 AFJ727T LH/1549 Plaxton 7910BXM502S West Country Historic Omnibus Transport Trust (preserved) May 2017

Western National 3309 AFJ729T LH/1551 Plaxton 7910BXM504S Colin Billington, Holyport (preserved) January 2009

Photo : Mike Nash

Western National 3316 31921 (ex-AFJ736T) LH/1576 Plaxton 7910BXM518S Andy Goddard, West Ewell
December 2009

Western National 3317 AFJ737T LH/1555 Plaxton J Charles Historic Racing, Devon April 2007 Converted for use as a transporter

Photo : Robin Woodcock

Western National 3320 AFJ740T LH/1560 Plaxton  West Kent Buses, West Kingsdown (preserved) June 2014

Photo : James Pratt

Western National 3323 31924 (ex-AFJ743T, J11791) LH/1564 Plaxton 7810BXM511S Taw & Torridge, Merton January 2003 Acquired for use for spares

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