Less well chronicled than the Austins, Hillmans and Rovers that provided Britons' personal transport in the 20th century, vehicles made by Scammell, Foden, AEC, Bedford, Leyland and others were nevertheless a common sight on the roads in the form of lorries, buses, vans, charabancs and steam wagons.This book exhibits over 140 preserved examples of these commercial vehicles, dating from the 1910s to the 1970s, sympathetically photographed in period settings.There are outdoor concerts and music festivals held throughout the year or if you fancy a bit of retail therapy you can enjoy the many delightful shops.For a better view of this captivating city why not climb aboard an open top bus which will showcase everything lovely Chester has to offer.
They make excellent presents for Christmas, Birthdays or a special Anniversary.
Situated on the picturesque River Dee and surrounded by a two mile ring of Roman Walls, Chester is a medieval city and a top coach holiday destination, boasting the largest Roman amphitheatre in Britain.
You can’t go wrong when choosing Chester with plenty to see and do in the area.
Bus services in the United Kingdom in the 1930s were undergoing a period of consolidation with smaller operators buying out bigger companies.
Trams were being replaced by motor buses, electric trolleybuses were popular and the vehicles themselves were supplied by a host of chassis and coachbuilders.