Coach Services further information on these is planned, however the earliest coach service operated from Nuneaton to London so far discovered is dated 1637 and the coaching inn used in London was Axe, Aldermansbury.
Removal of the old horse bus took some organising. Here members of the North Warwickshire Railway Club are loading it onto a trailer. (Peter Lee)
THe horse bus featured in the newspaper article above plied between Nuneaton station and the Bull Hotel to bring passengers staying at Nuneaton's premier hotel into town. You can see the bus standing ready for another load of passengers.
A horse called Lassie Westwood with her lady owner. (Horace Bull)
Topsy Westwood in Princes Street. (Horace Bull)
The horse was called Tommy Westwood. What is the name of the driver and the location? (Horace Bull)
A horse called Lulu Westwood. Nuneaton flour mill's chimney smoking on the right. (Horace Bull)
In a pony and trap along Attleborough Road with Fielding & Johnson's factory to the right and the Coventry line railway bridge in the distance. (Tom Burgoyne collection, courtesy of Ian Burgoyne)
Local delivery in Church Street, Nuneaton c. 1880.
A typical horse drawn float on a "lorry" on Charter Day. 1907 in Nuneaton Recreation Ground.
Horse drawn delivery floats lead the procession of Nuneaton Co-Op dairy transport in the 20's. (Tom Burgoyne, courtesy Ian Burgoyne)