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Handcross dormy shed Southdown
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No: 3890   Contributor: John Howe   Scale: 1/76   Year: 2013   Manufacturers: Exclusive First Editions, Kingsway Models, Oxford Diecast   Country: United Kingdom
Handcross dormy shed Southdown

A characteristic of the Southdown bus company shared by other rural operators, was the use of small 'dormy sheds' in which to outstation vehicles. This was a means of avoiding excessive 'dead mileage' by travelling back to a large garage each night. This card model from the Kingsway Models range depicts a two bus shed that still stands, albeit disused in Handcross, Sussex. Shown with 1/76 scale EFE utility Guy bus and Oxford Diecast Morris Minor.
Picture added on 16 January 2013 at 08:06
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Anyone can tell me where the Handcross Dormy shed is please?

Added by Paul Marks on 30 May 2017.
This was on Brighton Rd, Handcross near Crawley, West Sussex. Believe it was demolished around 2015.
Search "Slaugham archives bus garage" on web for pictures.

Added by Phil Reed on 09 July 2017.
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