Western Welsh - closure of the Fishguard Depot

Just 12 years after it opened in 1959, Western Welsh closed their bus depot at Fishguard in January 1971.

This was quite a momentous day for staff as they undertook some of their duties for the last time at Fishguard.

Image 1    shows the drivers at Haverfordwest as they delivered the Fishguard buses for the final journey  left to right Les Davies; Gwilym Jones; Austin Harries and Howell Gough

Image 2    shows left to right Bryn Vaughan; Howell Gough; Gwilym Jones; John Morrissey (almost hidden!); Derek Price area manager.

Image 3    shows Will Lamb (cleaner) handing over the depot keys to Derek Price, area manager

Image 4     shows Will Lamb on the left and Victor Davies on the right outside the locked up garage.

Image 5      shows all the depot staff gathered – with what is now the Fishguard Rugby Club in the background  left to right Keith Davies driver; Bryn Vaughan driver; Jack Thomas driver; Howell Gough driver; Austin Harries conductor; Will Lamb cleaner; Derek Price area manager; John Morrissey driver; Glyn Griffiths inspector; Gwilym Jones driver.

Image 6  shows driver, Keith Davies paying in the fares for the last time at Fishguard.

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