website was initially created to document the restoration of AEC
Reliance CDK172L - once part of the fleet of the well known independent
coach operator Yelloway Motor Services of Rochdale.
as a relatively complete and mobile vehicle, many years of service and
lack of maintenance had left the coach in a very tired condition with
both the body and mechanicals requiring some extensive attention.
The aim was
to restore the vehicle to as near original condition as possible, given
time and the availability of parts.
restoration was successfully completed in May 2015 so this website will
now document our second project – AEC Reliance WEB 410T once part of
another equally well known operator, Premier Travel Ltd of Cambridge.
purchased as a complete vehicle back in 2006, it has been hibernating
for the intervening period awaiting our attention. Follow both projects
by clicking on the links below.
that you find the information interesting and informative especially for
any other coach and bus enthusiast who are contemplating a renovation
If you have
any information regarding our vehicles which we may find useful, no
matter how small, then please don't hesitate to contact us at
would like to visit us and view our vehicles please contact us by email
to arrange an appointment. Please, under no circumstance visit the
restoration site unannounced as access to the site and the vehicles
stored there will be denied.
patrols are in operation.
site has been designed and maintained by the third member of our team -
our very patient dad!