New heritage group

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Astons operated this former Volvo B58 demonstrator, which was the first Volvo PSV in the country. New with an Alexander body, it was later rebodied by Van Hool. ASTONS OF KEMPSEY HERITAGE GROUP

A team of former drivers, who worked for a major Worcestershire operator, have set up a group to collect historic material and eventually produce a book.

Astons of Kempsey was established in 1929 by members of the Aston family initially with one vehicle, apparently a coal lorry converted to a charabanc. It was owned by Tony Halford for many years before being bought by Veolia in 2007, but is now back in private ownership. […]

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