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|Damon||The company Bus Engineering Limited was initially set up by London Regional Transport in order to set up the activties at Chiswick Works and Aldenham Works for privatisation. Bus Engineering Limited sold by LRT to Frontsource 13/01/1988. Frontsource had already bought nine other bus engineering works at that stage. The sale included the ticket machine works at Effra Road which was closed. LRT sold the Chiswick Works site separately for redevelopment although BEL retained a lease on part of the site which was nearest to the Bollo Lane entrance which became the only entrance. Frontsource were in receivership by 1989 and in 1991 the company was sold to Bus Engineering Group. This also went into receivership and became B.E.L. (subtle difference in title with full stops). In 9/1989 B.E.L. relocated to a site at Salter Street at the end of Hythe Road off Scrubs Lane near Willesden Junction. By early 1993 the last remanant of the long established activities at both Chiswick and Aldenham finally shut down. R.I.P.|
Note: Edited by Damon, 04/01/14, 00:48.
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|Ray||This presumably relates to the unit at Park Royal to where BEL moved after Chiswick closed||Sat 28/07/2007, 11:49|