Mulleys MUI 7919 (00D 40014, X179 CHJ) in Bury St. Edmunds - 23 Nov 2019 (P1050922)

2019 Bury St. Edmunds Christmas Fayre - 23 Nov 2019


The Bury St. Edmunds Christmas Fayre is a popular event attracting many visitors, 2019 was the 16th year the event was staged. A 'Park and Ride' service was operated with buses provided by Mulleys Motorways. Excursion coaches came from a wide area. Whilst I didn't attempt to count or see them all, the highest window bill (as issued to pre-booked coaches) I noted was numbered 109.

Salec Travel AIG 9916 (T292 CGU, T8 GHW) in Bury S…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – Salec Travel of Carbrooke near Watton, Norfolk AIG 9916 seen unloading in Honey Hill, Bury St. Edmunds having brought visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre. It is a Beulas bodied Iveco Eurorider new circa 1999. I believe it was new as T292 CGU to Redwing (Pullmanor) in July 1999. Later sold to Alan Smith of Market Harborough and then G H Watts of Leicester (where it operated as T8 GHW). Colour scheme is that of Watts.

Chalkwell 187 NKN (SR07 HKR) in Bury St. Edmunds -…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – Chalkwell Coach Hire of Sittingbourne, Kent 187 NKN seen unloading in Honey Hill, Bury St. Edmunds having brought visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre. It is an Irizar PB bodied Scania K340 that was new to Hardings of Redditch in April 2007 registered SR07 HKR. Standing behind is C18 CWL, a Caetano Levante bodied Volvo B12B, also operated by Chalkwell. This had been new to East Yorkshire Motor Services (63) in May 2007 registered YX07 HJE.

Chalkwell 187 NKN (SR07 HKR) in Bury St. Edmunds -…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – Chalkwell Coach Hire of Sittingbourne, Kent 187 NKN seen unloading in Honey Hill, Bury St. Edmunds having brought visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre. It is an Irizar PB bodied Scania K340 that was new to Hardings of Redditch in April 2007 registered SR07 HKR.

Chalkwell C18 CWL (YX07 HJE) in Bury St. Edmunds -…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – Chalkwell Coach Hire of Sittingbourne, Kent C18 CWL seen unloading in Honey Hill, Bury St. Edmunds having brought visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre. It is a Caetano Levante bodied Volvo B12B new to East Yorkshire Motor Services (63) in May 2007 registered YX07 HJE. Standing in front is 87 NKN also operated by Chalkwell which is an Irizar PB bodied Scania K340 that was new to Hardings of Redditch in April 2007 registered SR07 HKR.

Swallow SW16 LOW seen in Bury St. Edmunds - 23 No…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – Swallow Coach Company of Rainham SW16 LOW seen in Westgate Street, Bury St. Edmunds as it brought visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre. It is a Jonckheere bodied Volvo B11R new in March 2016. The restored Regency period Theatre Royal stands on the right.

Tendring Travel YJ08 DKX seen in Bury St. Edmunds…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – Tendring Travel YJ08 DKX seen unloading in Honey Hill, Bury St. Edmunds having brought visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre. It is a Temsa Safari HD new in March 2008 to Howlett/Acclaim Travel of Winslow, Buckinghamshire.

Jewel's Tours coaches in Bury St. Edmunds - 23 Nov…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – Two Irizar i6 bodied Scania K450 coaches of Jewel’s Tours from Gravesend seen in Crown Street, Bury St. Edmunds bringing visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre on an advertised excursion. JT18 HOL, new in June 2018, leads JT17 HOL, new one year earlier in June 2017.

Jewel's Tours coaches in Bury St. Edmunds - 23 Nov…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – Amidst the line-up of coaches unloading in Honey Hill bringing visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre are two Irizar i6 bodied Scania K450 coaches of Jewel’s Tours from Gravesend. JT17 HOL, new in June 2017, stands behind JT18 HOL, new in June 2018. They were operating an advertised excursion from their home area in Kent. Further down the street are coaches operated by Britannia of Hitchin, Felixstowe Travel and Impression of Peterborough.

Kevendys Travel K88 DYS (YN06 FTT) in Bury St. Edm…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – Kevendys Travel of Wickford, Essex K88 DYS seen unloading in Raingate Street, Bury St. Edmunds having brought visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre. It is a Neoplan N516 which I believe was new to Parry’s of Cheslyn Hay in March 2006 registered YN06 FTT. Nycer is a holiday brand run by Kevendys.

Kevendys Travel K88 DYS (YN06 FTT) in Bury St. Edm…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – Kevendys Travel of Wickford, Essex K88 DYS seen unloading in Raingate Street, Bury St. Edmunds having brought visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre. It is a Neoplan N516 which I believe was new to Parry’s of Cheslyn Hay in March 2006 registered YN06 FTT. Nycer is a holiday brand run by Kevendys.

Kevendys Travel K88 DYS (YN06 FTT) in Bury St. Edm…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – Kevendys Travel of Wickford, Essex K88 DYS seen unloading in Raingate Street, Bury St. Edmunds having brought visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre. It is a Neoplan N516 which I believe was new to Parry’s of Cheslyn Hay in March 2006 registered YN06 FTT. Nycer is a holiday brand run by Kevendys.

Coaches at the Bury St. Edmunds Christmas Fayre -…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – The annual Bury St. Edmunds Christmas Fayre draws large numbers of visitors brought by many coaches. The coaches set down in Honey Hill alongside St. Mary’s Church (the church of St. Mary with St. Peter), the Parish Church of Bury St. Edmunds. Heading the line up is Belle Coaches of Lowestoft LD10 HOL, a Mercedes-Benz Tourismo new in May 2010. The church, which has one of the longest aisles in England. was built during the 14th and 15th centuries and is the final resting place of Mary Tudor.

Golden Boy XO18 BOY in Bury St. Edmunds - 23 Nov 2…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – Golden Boy Coaches (Jetsie) of Hoddesdon XO18 BOY, an Irizar i6S integral new in 2018, seen turning from Westgate Street to Crown Street in Bury St. Edmunds as it brought visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre. The Greene King Brewery stands on the left and the restored Regency period Theatre Royal stands on the right.

Golden Boy GB18 BOY in Bury St. Edmunds - 23 Nov 2…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – Golden Boy Coaches (Jetsie) of Hoddesdon GB18 BOY, a Van Hool TX16 Astron new in May 2018, seen in Raingate Street, Bury St. Edmunds as it unloaded visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre.

Golden Boy GB18 BOY in Bury St. Edmunds - 23 Nov 2…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – Golden Boy Coaches (Jetsie) of Hoddesdon GB18 BOY, a Van Hool TX16 Astron new in May 2018, seen in Raingate Street, Bury St. Edmunds as it unloaded visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre. In front is SN08 RKO, a Bova Futura operated by Miami Motors of Kings Langley.

New Horizon MX15 KLC in Bury St. Edmunds - 23 Nov…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – New Horizon Travel of Frating, Essex MX15 KLC seen turning from Westgate Street to Crown Street in Bury St. Edmunds as it brought visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre. It is a Plaxton Panther bodied Volvo B11R that had been new to Logan Executive Travel of Dunloy, Northern Ireland in May 2015. The restored Regency period Theatre Royal stands on the right.

Hodge’s Coaches 5881 PH in Bury St. Edmunds - 23 N…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – Hodge’s Coaches of Sandhurst 5881 PH seen unloading in Honey Hill, Bury St. Edmunds having brought visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre. It is a Scania OmniExpress new in May 2015 and has carried the registration number from new.

Hodge’s Coaches 5881 PH in Bury St. Edmunds - 23 N…

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Saturday 23 November 2019 – Hodge’s Coaches of Sandhurst 5881 PH seen unloading in Honey Hill, Bury St. Edmunds having brought visitors to the annual Christmas Fayre. It is a Scania OmniExpress new in May 2015 and has carried the registration number from new.

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