Vauxhall Astra Mk1 Estate Car ‘Wallace Arnold’    

FWW 724 Y

Year: 1982
Make: Vauxhall
Model: Astra Mk1

Event: Old Photos

Nice photo of this Astra estate in the livery of Wallace Arnold. It was probably used by either a mobile mechanic or as a general hack.

Wallace Arnold, were a famous firm of coach operators and were famed for their coach tours all over the UK and Europe, but mainly aimed at the retired people. Thay had a an excellent reputation for offering good value for money holidays across the tourist areas of Europe.

It was founded in 1912 and by 1980 it had over 290 coaches on its fleet. Then it merged with the Shearings group in 2005 and the name disappeared.