04/09/2014

Looking back... Hampton Court Flower Show in the mid nineties - part 1

For our next Looking back... trip to the nineties we are focusing on coaches visiting the Hampton Court Flower Show in circa 1996 - an event which remains popular today, included in this three part feature will be an interesting selection of coaches from around the UK as well as a few from local operators, all of the photographs have once again been kindly supplied by our regular correspondent David Bell.

Hampton Court Flower Show coaches - circa 1996
We start this part with an interesting vehicle from Belle Coaches, Lowestoft - J20 GSM is an unusual Berkhof bodied MAN 11.180, this coach was new to Mayne, Buckie in 1991 (c) David Bell.

Hampton Court Flower Show coaches - circa 1996
Next up we see Woodcock Coaches Van Hool Alizee bodied Scania K113CRB M10 ULY, new to Duly, Felbridge in 1995 (c) David Bell

. Hampton Court Flower Show coaches - circa 1996
From the fleet of Felix, Stanley is Plaxton Premiere bodied Dennis Javelin L701 MRA, one of a pair of this type new to this operator in 1993 (c) David Bell.

Hampton Court Flower Show coaches - circa 1996
The penultimate photo in this part shows Bere Regis Coaches, Dorchester Plaxton Paramount bodied Volvo B10M E217 GCG, one of four of this type new to this operator in 1988 (c) David Bell.

Hampton Court Flower Show coaches - circa 1996
We finish this part with this smart vehicle from the Boon Coaches, Boreham fleet - tri axle Van Hool Alizee bodied Scania K113CRB K11 BOO, new in 1993 (c) David Bell.

Look out for the second part of this feature - coming soon!