Brighton history


Bus services

Bus operators in the Brighton and Hove area that were taken over by Southdown Motor Services.

1921  White Heather Motor Services, Brighton
1927  Golden Butterfly Motor Coaches, Brighton
1927  Lucille Motor Coaches, Hove
1927  Pullman Services, Brighton
1930  John Poole, Hove
1930  Potts, Brighton
1932  Chapman & Sons (Eastbourne) Ltd
1932  G H Meaby, Brighton
1933  East Grinstead Motor Coaches (East Grinstead–Lewes–Brighton service)

1934  B.R. Roberts, Brighton
1936  H Miller (Southwick & Shoreham)
1937  H K Hart (Brighton/Hove–Hellingly Hospital Service)
1937  H L Pownall, Brighton
1937  East Grinstead Motor Coaches (East Grinstead–Lewes–Brighton service)
1938  L Cherriman (Hassocks–Hurstpierpoint service)
1939  Messrs Bannister & Evans, Ditchling/Hassocks
1939  C R Shorter (Hove–Robertsbridge service, & excursions)

There is a lot more detail of possible interest to local historians, including references to leases on land and property, on the National Archives website.

This is work in progress.

A version of this article first appeared on the My Brighton & Hove website.

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