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Historic fleet (Ambulance collection)

Bedford CF

1979

Originally purchased by the Fire Service Collage as a training vehicle to be used on site.

This vehicle is part of the museums historic fleet and is stored off-site and on the road. 

Austin Sheerline

c1960

Originally purchased as a works ambulance and later became part of the Yorkshire Ambulance Service fleet and was refurbished into the livery of Sheffield Ambulance Service.

This vehicle is on display at the museum and is kindly on loan from Yorkshire Ambulance Service.

Horse-drawn Ambulance

c1800

Originally operated in Barnsley and is thought to be the UK's first ambulance. Built to look like a taxi.

This vehicle is on display at the museum and is kindly on loan from Yorkshire Ambulance Service.

Morris Commercial

c.1950

Originally purchased as a works ambulance for Wolsingham Steel.

This vehicle is currently in storage awaiting restoration, part of the Ambulance Heritage collection.

Ford Transit

1986

Originally served with the West Yorkshire Ambulance (later became Yorkshire Ambulance Service).

This vehicle is on display at the museum.

Mercedes 'P999 SCH'

c2000

This Mercedes Ambulance is nicknamed 'Bear 2' and served with the Sheffield Children's Hospital NHS and Charity. It was retired in 2018 and donated to the museum with over half a million miles on the clock! This ambulance was specially built for the Children's Hospital and carried specialist equipment for paediatric care.

This vehicle is on display at the museum and was kindly donated to the museum.

Ford Thames

1949

Originally served with the Civil Defence as a control unit and later with the West Midlands Ambulance Service.

This vehicle is on display at the museum and is kindly on loan from the Ambulance Heritage Society and West Midlands Ambulance Service.

Bedford CF

c.1980

Originally served with Dorset Ambulance Service.

This vehicle is currently in storage awaiting restoration. (Photo: as vehicle arrived into our collection).

Bedford J type

1966

Originally served with West Midlands Ambulance Service, after being involved in an incident it was rebuilt with an update shape front. 

This vehicle is part of the museums historic fleet and is stored off-site and on the road. Kindly on loan from the Ambulance Heritage Society and West Midlands Ambulance Service.

Leyland DAF

1990

Originally served with Hampshire Ambulance Service followed by St John Ambulance.

This vehicle is currently in off-site store

W&G DuCros

1927

In service from 1926 to 1947 with the Metropolitan Asylums Board and later the London County Council

This vehicle is on display at the museum and is kindly on loan from London Ambulance Service.

Contact us...

National Emergency Services Museum

The Old Police/Fire Station

West Bar

Sheffield

South Yorkshire

S3 8PT

Telephone: 0114 2491 999

E-Mail: info@visitnesm.org.uk

National Emergency Services Museum is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) Registered with the charity commission: 1161866.

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