Restorer goes public

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Covid 19 has meant a restoration team which has restored dozens of buses and coaches is now making its services available to the public. Quantock Heritage Bus and Coach Restorations has been set up to offer engine, chassis and bodywork services.

“We have done so much work on our own vehicles and those of friends over the years, when we were running vehicles on service and latterly with our 10-strong heritage fleet,” explained Quantock Heritage Managing Director Steve Morris.


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[/wlm_nonmember] [wlm_ismember] “But since Covid we haven’t been getting private hire bookings and it isn’t looking too good for wedding hires next year. We haven’t wanted our three-strong restoration team to be furloughed so now we are ready to make our services available to all.”

The Wiveliscombe, Somerset-based concern has carried out major work on Roger Burdett’s 1950 new to Coventry Corporation Metro-Cammell-bodied Daimler CVA6 GKV 94. This has included an engine rebuild and major attention to the framing. Although the new concern specialises in ‘halfcab-era’ vehicles, others can be worked on. or 01984 624906.