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  County Councils

Devon County Council

Cornwall County Council

Dorset County Council

Somerset County Council

Museums and Organisations

Association of Independent Museums

Coldharbour Mill

Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs

Kithead Trust

National Association of Road Transport Museums (NARTMs)

Arts Council England (ACE)

South West Image Bank (SWiB)

Vehicle Collections

Bristol Omnibus Vehicle Collection

Bristol Road Transport Collection

Bristol Vintage Bus Group (BVBG)

Cornwall Bus Preservation Group (CBPG)

Crosville Motor Services

Devon & Dorset Group

Devon General Omnibus Trust

Devon General Society

Fairground Heritage Centre

Federation of South West Bus Preservation

Lizard Stallions Carriage & Stud Co.

Plymouth City Transport Preservation Group

Quantock Heritage

Ron Greet Nostalgic Transport

Thames Valley & Great Western Omnibus Trust (TV&GWOT)

West of England Transport Collection (WETC)

Western National Preservation Group (WNPG)

Reference Sites

Peter Roberts historic and nostalgic look at country buses mainly,  but not only, in the county of Dorset

Holiday Road - The story of the West Country holiday trek in pre-motorways days

Better by Miles - builder of finely detailed bus and tram models

Vehicle and Road data and Events

Bus web

Bus chassis and body lists

Older Bristol buses

Newer Bristol buses

Bristol RELH

Local Transport History Society

London bus fleets (historic)

London bus fleets (current)

London bus routes (current)

London bus routes (historic)

Black & White Motorways (1)

Black & White Motorways (2)

Classic Buses

Open top buses

Red RF

Traveller Homes

Roads and maps directory

Motorway services (1)

Motorway services (2)

Photo archive

Steam Heritage

Traction Time

One-make Commercial Clubs

AEC Society

Albion Club

Atkinson Club

Atkinson & Seddon Forum

Bedford Enthusiasts Club

Bedford CF Club

Commer Owners Club

Commer van data

Daimler Owners Club

Daimler data

Dennis Society

ERF Society

Foden Society

Gardner Engine Forum

Guy Motors Society

Leyland Society

Leyland National Group

Morris Commercial Club

Robey Trust

Routemaster Association

Scammell Register

Seddon - see Atkinson

Sentinel Drivers Club -

Thornycroft Register

Thornycroft Society Trojan Owners Club

Local and National Commercial Clubs

Bournemouth & Poole Preservation Club

British Bus Preservation Group

Commercial Transport in Preservation

Cornwall Commercial Vehicle Enthusiast Group - martin@thecaddys.co.uk

Cornwall Vintage Vehicle Society

Cornish Traction Preservation Club

Cornish Tractor Club

Commercial Vehicle & Road Transport Club

Devon Historic Transport Club

Devon Vintage Car Club

Fire Services National Museum Trust

Historic Commercial Vehicle Society

Kernow Old Vehicle Club

London Omnibus Traction Society

Military Vehicle Trust

MVT Cornwall

MVT Devon

National Traction Engine Trust

Somerset Traction Engine Club

Southern Ambulance Preservation Society

South Hams Vintage Machinery Club

Torbay Old Wheels Club

Transport of Yesteryear (Dorset)

West of England Steam Engine Society

Products and Services

Batteries - www.batteryfighter.co.uk

Bodywork - www.vintagewingsandradiators.co.uk

Buildings - Blueline, 01709-578333

Electrics - www.armoto.co.uk

Electrics - www.ribblesdale.co.uk

Electrics - D H Day, 01793-812323

Equipment - www.frost.co.uk

Equipment - www.plasmapart.com

Fastenings - www.custom-fasteners.co.uk

Fastenings - GFM, 01302-361662

Footwear - www.williamlennon.co.uk

Ignition - www.classicheads.com

Injection - www.sjwilkinson.co.uk

Instruments - www.speedograph-richfield.com

Insurance - www.adrianflux.co.uk

Insurance - www.classiclorries.co.uk

Insurance - www.footmanjames.co.uk

Lubricant - www.americantechnology.co.uk

Paint - www.bedec.co.uk

Parts - www.bedfordspares.co.uk

Parts - www.british4x4centre.co.uk

Parts - www.classic-parts.co.uk

Parts - www.classic-spares.co.uk

Parts - www.midlandautomotive.co.uk

Parts - www.partservice.co.uk

Parts - www.pastparts.co.uk

Parts - www.rushgreenmotors.com

Parts - www.poweralleurope.com or www.power-source-engine-parts.com

Parts - www.powertrackbrakes.co.uk

Parts - www.snows-commercials.co.uk

Parts - www.vintagebedfordspares.com

Parts - www.vintagevehiclespares.com

Parts - Bygone Bedford Bits, 01202-745117

Parts - Classic & Vintage Commercial Spares, 07803-121435

Parts - John Davis, 01724-784230

Patternmaking - www.ejmocroftpatternmaker.com

Plating - Rob Smith, 01384-214429

Repair - www.gosnays.co.uk

Repair - Andy, 07939-533957 or 07826-765279

Repair - CPA, 01476-579636

Repair - Ian Bone 01228-672959

Repair - Meadows, 01980-671367

Repair - trystanjones.cwe@gmail.com

Rescue - Autohome, 0800-072-5336 or 01604-640951

www.rmoof.co.uk - bus forum including mechanical and bodywork reference material

Rubber - Mike Gosling, 01953-607295

Seals - www.oilsealuk.co.uk

Shipping - www.rjjfreight.co.uk

Signwriting - www.grahambridges.co.uk

Springs - www.jones-springs.co.uk

Steering wheels - www.steeringwheelrestoration.co.uk

Transmissions - www.truckfixclutches.com

Tyres - www.johnbulltyres.com

Tyres - British Rubber Co, 01274-585427

Tyres - Tony Etheridge, 01923-231699 

Classic Magazines


Bus & Coach Preservation

Classic & Vintage Commercials Heritage Commercials

Old Glory

Vintage Spirit

Current Transport Operators


Berrys Coaches

Carmel Coaches

Centurion Travel

Dartline Coaches



Hamilton Gray Coaches

King Harry Coaches

National Express

Roselyn Coaches

Shaftesbury & District

Taylors Coach Travel

Ways Transport

Westfield Transport

Footnote: most of these sites have been sourced from enthusiast publications or our personal knowledge, and WHOTT implies no endorsement of any individual, group, product or service. If you know of sites which would be useful to our readers, or you have received good service from a supplier, then please email chairman@busmuseum.org.uk and we will add them to our site.


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