Leyland Olympian in April 2010
|Slogan||Dorset's great local bus company|
|Parent||Go South Coast (part of the Go-Ahead Group)|
|Alliance||Wilts & Dorset|
|Fleet||65 (May 2011)|
|Chief executive||Andrew Wickham|
Damory Coaches was established by service station proprietor Vic Kimber in the early 1970s in Blandford Forum. It was named after the neighbouring pub, the Damory Inn. Starting with minibuses the fleet was built up to six coaches operating private and school contract services. A depot was built in Blandford Heights. A weekly service operated from Pimperne to Blandford.
In May 1993 the business was sold to Wilts & Dorset. In November 1993 the businesses of Oakfield Travel and Stanbridge & Crichel Bus Company were purchased followed in January 1994 by Blandford Bus Company.
Damory was well known for its fleet of Bristol VRs the last being withdrawn in 2009. As at May 2011 the fleet consisted of 65 buses and coaches. Much of the fleet has cascaded from Southern Vectis and Wilts & Dorset.
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