Our Vehicles

The Ambulance Heritage Society has a huge collection of fully restored ambulance vehicles . All fully equipped for their period in service and all fully road legal .

Austin K2 Ambulance ‘Katy’ 1943

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Year : 1943
Livery : British Army
Engine : 6 cylinders 3.5 litre OHV
Coachbuilder : Wadham Stringer
Information : Purchased by the British Army during World War Two and after 20 years sold to a film company. One of many K2’s ‘Katy’ starred in the film Ice Cold for Alex. Purchased by the group in 1997.

Bedford KZ. 1949

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Year : 1949
Livery : Nottinghamshire County Council Ambulance Service.
Engine : 6 cylinders 28hp
Coachbuilder: Herbert Lomas
Information : Originally a works Ambulance for Marston Valley Brickworks until 1976 then purchased by a retired Naval Officer as a caravette in 1984 a complete rebuilt by the group.

Ford Thames E9 . 1949

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Year : 1949
Livery : Civil Defence
Engine : 4 cylinders 2.4 litres
Information : Originally in service with the Coventry Civil Defence unit and then West Midlands Metropolitan Ambulance Service used the vehicle as a Communication and Control vehicle.
The vehicle will be converted back into original Civil Defence Ambulance colours.

Austin K8 `Welfarer`. 1949

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Year : 1949
Livery : Nottinghamshire County Council Ambulance Service .
Engine : 4 cylinders 2.2 litre OHV
Information : Built at Longbridge Birmingham as a Utility vehicle. Owned by GKN as a works vehicle then transferred to a local authority and purchased by the group in 1983 and fully restored.

1952 Humber Pullman

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Year : 1952
Livery : St Andrews & Red Cross Scottish Ambulance Service.
Engine : 6 cylinders, 4 litre side valve
Coachbuilder : Herbert Lomas

Information : Purchased new by Tullis and Russell Paper manufacturers in Fyfe Scotland. Then owned by J.G.Riddell and Sons of Ladybank and rallied until 1988. Used in the TV series Dr Finlays Casebook, purchased by the group in 2000.

Daimler DC27. 1954

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Year : 1954
Livery : Nottinghamshire County Council Ambulance Service.
Engine : 6 cylinders 4.0 litres
Coachbuilder: Hooper
Information : Original purchase as a Works Ambulance for Vickers Armstrong factory, then donated to Basingstoke St John Ambulance until purchased by a member of the group in 1989.

Austin Princess. 1959

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Year : 1959
Livery : Birmingham Fire & Ambulance Service.
Engine : 6 cylinders 3.5 litre OHV
Coachbuilder : Appleyard Leeds
Livery : Birmingham Fire and Ambulance Service
Information : Owned by City of Birmingham Fire and Ambulance later West Midlands Ambulance Service.

Morris Commercial LC5. 1959

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Year : c1959
Livery : Plymouth and District
Engine : 2.2 BMC
Coach builder : Appleyard of Leeds
Information : Previously stored at Derriford Ambulance Station
Arrived with the AHS in 2014 and given considerable restoration.

Morris LD. 1965

 

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Year : 1965
Livery : Leicestershire Ambulance Service.
Engine : 4 cylinder 2.2 litre OHV
Coachbuilder: Wadham Stringer
Information : Direct to group in 2000.

Morris LD. 1965

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Year : 1965
Livery : Dunlop works ambulance
Engine : 4 cylinder 2.2litre Automatic
Coachbuilder: Herbert Lomas
Information : A Dunlop Factory Works Ambulance

Morris LD. 1966

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Year : 1966
Livery : Leicester County Ambulance Service.
Engine : 4 cylinder 2.2 litre
Coachbuilder: Wadham Stringer
Information : Originally Huntingdon and Peterborough Ambulance Service. Finally Spalding St John Ambulance. Purchased by the group in 2001

Vauxhall Victor FC101 Ambulance Car. 1966

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Year : 1966
Livery : Nottingham City Ambulance Service .
Engine : 4 cylinder 2.0 litre
Information :Purchased new by Shrewsbury Ambulance Service. Found in a scrap yard by a member of the group in 1996 and restored

Bedford J1. 1966

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Year : 1966
Livery : Herefordshire Ambulance Service .
Engine : 6 cylinder 3.0 litre
Coachbuilder : Herbert Lomas
Information : Direct to the group.

Bedford J1. 1966

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Year : 1966
Livery : West Midlands Ambulance Service .
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Bedford J1. 1966

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Year : 1966
Livery : Birmingham Fire and Ambulance Service subsequently West Midlands Ambulance Service
Engine : 6 cylinder 3.0 litres
Coachbuilder: Herbert Lomas
Information : Direct into the care of the group.

Land Rover Series . 1970

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Year : 1970

Livery : Worcestershire Ambulance Service.
Engine : 6 cylinder 2.5litre
Information : Direct into the care of the group.

BMC. 1970

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Year : 1970
Livery : Lincs Kesteven County Council .
Engine : 4 cylinder 2.2 litre OHV
Information : The vehicle is equipped to carry 4 stretcher patients, the two upper stretchers will fold away.

 

Bedford J1. 1973

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Year : 1973
Livery : Derbyshire County Council Ambulance Service
Engine : 6 cylinder 3.0 litre
Information : M.O.D Specification

Bedford CF. 1975

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Year : 1975
Livery : Gwent Area Health Authority .
Engine : 4 cylinder 2.3 litre
Coachbuilder: Wadham Stringer
Information : After NHS use the vehicle was purchased by a private collector and donated fully equipped to the group.

Landrover 1982

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Year : 1982
Livery :
Engine : 3.5 Litre V8
Information : Originally registered in Norfolk further investigation ongoing.

Ford Transit Mk 2. 1983

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Year : 1983
Livery :Leicestershire Ambulance Service.
Engine : V6 cylinder 3 litres
Information : Leicestershire Ambulance Service direct to group in 2002.

Ford Transit Mk 2. 1983

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Year : 1983
Livery : Yorkshire Regional Ambulance Service
Engine : V6 cylinder 3.0 litre
Coachbuilder : Hanlon Northern Ireland
Information : Direct to group.

Ford Transit 1984

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Year : 1984
Livery : Leicester Ambulance and Paramedic Service
Engine : V6 cylinder 3.0 litre
Information : A Leicestershire Ambulance and Paramedic Service Control and Communication vehicle. It is reported to have been at the forefront of the Kegworth Air Disaster. Direct to group.

Vauxhall Frontera. 1992

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Year : 1992
Livery :
Engine : 4 cylinder 2.4i
Information : Originally a NHS Response vehicle later in the ownership of a Private Ambulance Service.

Ford Mondeo Paramedic Fast Response Car. 1998

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Year : 1998
Livery :Leicestershire Ambulance & Paramedic Service.
Engine : 4 cylinder 1.8 litre TD
Information : This vehicle was one of the very first Rapid Response cars. Direct to the group.

LDV Ambulance 1998

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Year : 1988
Livery : Formerly St John Ambulance Solihull
Engine : 3.5 litre V8
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Honda ST Pan European Paramedic Motorcycle. 1998

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Year : 1998

Livery :West Midlands Ambulance Service.
Engine : 1400cc
Information : Owned by AHS Director Malcolm Tomlinson, and you may also have seen this in the TV documentary Emergency Bikers.

Honda Life Bike . 1999

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Year : 1999
Livery : Derbyshire Ambulance Service .
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Information : Paramedic Rapid Response Motorcycle. Believed to have been used in Matlock, Derbyshire as a lifebike and may have been donated to the ambulance service by Derbyshire Police.

Bicycle Response Unit

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Engine : Pedal Power
Information : Fully equipped with Defibrillator and the usual first responder kit as used by several city ambulance services.

Renault Master U.V.G Body. 2001

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Year : 2001
Livery : East Midlands Ambulance Service . Battenberg
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Information : Donated by the East Midlands Ambulance Service, this ambulance is affectionately known as Lenny the Learning Ambulance as its mainly used to provide learning and school visits .

Vauxhall Movano. 2005

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Year : 2005
Livery : East Midlands Ambulance Service . P.T.S
Engine : 2.5 DTI
Information : Donated by the East Midlands Ambulance Service, this ambulance celebrates 65 years of Patient Transport Services in the East Midlands .

Ex Incident Communications Trailer

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Information: Ex Incident Communications Trailer to be used as a display and teaching vehicle.