Category Archives: Vintage Ambulance

HUC 999W is a former London Ambulance Service…

HUC 999W is a former London Ambulance Service Control Unit from 1982. When this Ford based van left the front line ambulance fleet it was kept fully operational so it cold be used in the case of a major emergency.
The rear of the van has two telescoping communication aerials which would be raised once the control is established at an incident.
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J529 OPM is a Renault Espace which was also…

J529 OPM is a Renault Espace which was also used by the LAS. The green and white chequers on the roof signify that this vehicle was used as a control unit.
The rear view of the Espace.
This view shows the roof mounted telescopic tower extended in order for the vehicle to be spotted at a major incident. Like the Ford above, it has been kept fully operational.
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AEF 732C Moving even further back in time, this…

AEF 732C Moving even further back in time, this is a 1965 Commer ambulance maintained by Tees, East and North Yorkshire ambulance service. It has a top speed of 45 mph and throughout its life has only clocked up 8,000 miles.
Inside the back, showing the archaic equipment. This vehicle has been owned by the Civil Defence Corps, Hartlepool Ambulance Service and Cleveland Ambulance Service (all now defunct). The photos here shown it in 2005.
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