SCT '61 Photo Index
Dennis Lance
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1. JN962
The earliest vehicles in the Westcliff fleet when Brian first became familiar with it just after the war were two double deckers JN961/2. There were originally three, JN960/1/2, delivered in 1931, and this photo of JN962 when new shows them to have been Dennis Lances with highbridge bodies typical of the period.
Photo taken early 1930s
2. NJ5979
Westcliff acquired a batch of 6 Dennis Lances from Brighton Hove & District, five for use on works contracts, the sixth open top for sea front use. Here is a not brilliant shot of NJ5979 outside Fairfax Drive depot after working a contract journey to the MEC site at Shellhaven.
Photo taken c. 1951, Fairfax Drive Depot, Southend
3. GTE864
Lancashire United 196, GTE864, a Dennis Lance K2 with Weymann L27/26R body new in 1947 at the bus station in Wigan Market Place.
Photo taken Saturday 30 November 1957, Wigan Market Place
4. GAA628
Ex Aldershot and District Dennis Lance K3, GAA628, with East Lancs L25/26R body, new in 1948, operated by H.E.Crudgington from Pitsea.
Photo taken Sunday 24 January 1965, Seaway Car Park, Southend
5. GAA628
GAA628, second view
Photo taken Saturday 23 January 1965, Seaway Car Park, Southend
6. GAA628
GAA628, rear view, operated by H.E.Crudgington from Pitsea, an ex Aldershot and District Dennis Lance K3 with East Lancs L25/26R body, new in 1948.
Photo taken Saturday 23 January 1965, Seaway Car Park, Southend
7. GAA629
Dating from 1948 is GAA629, Aldershot & District 993 which was the last of six Dennis K3 Lances new in 1948 with East Lancs L25/26R bodies. Seen at Guildford (Farnham Road) Bus Station the fleet number was not carried until June 1950.
Photo taken Saturday 14 June 1958, Farnham Road Bus Station, Guildford
8. GOU825
Aldershot & District GOU825 was a Dennis K3 Lance which entered service in 1949 carrying an East Lancs L25/26R body. After the entry into service of similar GOU 845 in June 1950 'fleet numbers' started to be applied and GOU825 received the number 125 later in the year. It was seen in the Farnham Road Bus Station in Guildford.
Photo taken Monday 31 August 1959, Farnham Road Bus Station, Guildford
9. GOU829
Aldershot & District 129, GOU829, one of twenty-four Dennis K3 Lances new in 1949 with an East Lancs L25/26R body.
Photo taken Thursday 28 August 1958, Aldershot Bus Station
10. LTB269
Seen at Westinghouse Road, Trafford Park is Lancashire United 423, LTB269, a Dennis Lance with a Weymann L27/26R body new in 1949.
Photo taken Monday 6 June 1960, Trafford Park, Manchester
11. GOU843
Dennis K3 Lance GOU843 with East Lancs L25/26R body new in May 1950 started to carry its fleet number 143 shortly afterwards. It was caught in Guildford (Farnham Road) Bus Station with one of the rebodied 1944 Guy Arabs behind.
Photo taken Saturday 14 June 1958, Farnham Road Bus Station, Guildford
12. GOU845
Former Aldershot and District 145, GOU845, Dennis Lance K3 with East Lancs L25/26R body new in 1950.
Photo taken Sunday 4 June 2006, Aldershot
13. HOT701
HOT701, Aldershot & District 172, was the last of ten Dennis K3 Lances with East Lancs L25/26R bodies new in 1950 and is seen at Guildford (Farnham Road) Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 14 June 1958, Farnham Road Bus Station, Guildford
14. LOU32
Aldershot & District 204, LOU32, new in 1954 was a Dennis K4 Lance, one of thirty-two new in 1954. The first twenty, of which this was the second, had East Lancs L28/28R bodies.
Photo taken Thursday 28 August 1958, Aldershot Bus Station
15. LOU39
Aldershot & District 211, LOU39, a Dennis Lance K4 5LW with East Lancs L28/28R body, new in 1954. It was withdrawn in 1965.
Photo taken 1964, Wellington Avenue, Aldershot
16. LOU39
One of thirty-two Aldershot & District Dennis K4 Lances new in 1954, LOU39 was one of the twenty with East Lancs L28/28R bodies and was numbered 211 as seen here at Guildford (Farnham Road) Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 14 June 1958, Farnham Road Bus Station, Guildford
17. LOU48
Preserved Aldershot & District 220, LOU48, a Dennis Lance K4 5LW with East Lancs L28/28R body, new in 1954. It was withdrawn in 1965.
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
18. LOU48
Rear view of preserved Aldershot & District Dennis Lance 220, LOU48
Photo taken Sunday 20 July 2003, Alton
19. LOU48
Aldershot & District, Aldershot 220, LOU48, a Dennis K4 Lance with an East Lancs L28/28R body is seen at Reading Station.
Photo taken Saturday 11 March 1961, Reading Station
20. LOU54
Aldershot & District 226, LOU54, was a Dennis Lance with a Weymann L28/28R body, new in 1954. It was withdrawn in 1965.
Photo taken 1964, Aldershot
21. LOU61
One of thirty-two Dennis K4 Lance buses delivered to Aldershot & District in 1954 LOU61, number 233, was one of the last twelve which had Weymann L28/28R bodies. It is seen here in Guildford (Farnham Road) Bus Station.
Photo taken Saturday 14 June 1958, Farnham Road Bus Station, Guildford
22. LOU62
Aldershot & District 234, LOU62, seen in the Farnham Road Bus Station in Guildford, was a Dennis K4 Lance with a Weymann L28/28R body new in 1954.
Photo taken Monday 31 August 1959, Farnham Road Bus Station, Guildford