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Our latest sales list, which gives details all of the publications that are currently available and which can be used to make your order, can be obtained by emailing dave.sec@btinternet.com for a copy or by clicking the link at the top of this page.
 
We now accept payment by BACS transfer. Details of how to pay are on our sales list. 
 
 
 
NEW  Fleet List 2017 Our annual Fleet List Book contains details of the Stagecoach South and South East Fleets; Brighton & Hove and First Hampshire and Dorset including fleet numbers, liveries, registration numbers, chassis and body numbers, delivery dates and allocations. The 2017 edition can be ordered by sending a cheque for £8.25 (including postage) to: SEC Sales, 6 Valebridge Drive, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 0RW. Please make cheques payable to 'The SEC'. No personal callers please.
 
  

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Working Together - A detailed look at the Heathfield Pool Services 1957-1971 
Published March 2017
The complicated Heathfield Pool Services involved Southdown and Maidstone & District working six services jointly from seven (later eight) garages. Details of the introduction, working and eventual decline of the scheme are included together with previous and subsequent histories of the services involved, as are vehicle workings and timetables from May 1966 when one-person working was introduced by both companies. The book has glossy full-colour card covers and has 92 pages. Working Together can be ordered by sending a cheque for £10.80 (including postage) to: SEC Sales, 6 Valebridge Drive, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 0RW. Please make cheques payable to 'The SEC'. No personal callers please. 

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Fleet and Routes 1965
Published June 2016
Southdown Fleet and Routes 1965 shows the fleet at 1 June 1965, together with the bus and express services operated at that time, details of the service fleet, the garages in use and much more. The booklet has four pages of photographs and a colour cover. It is a useful companion to our Fleet History series. The previous edition of the Fleet and Routes series was for the year 1959 and much of the fleet had changed in those 6 years. Fleet and Routes 1965 can be ordered by sending a cheque for £8.30 (including postage) to: SEC Sales, 6 Valebridge Drive, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 0RW. Please make cheques payable to 'The SEC'. No personal callers please. 

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PUBLISHED MARCH 2017
We are pleased to announce that part Part 9 of our Brighton Hove & District Fleet History series is now available. This volume, in A5 format and including eight photographs, is made up of 64 pages (including covers) and covers 'The Last Bristol K' vehicles numbered from 6442 to 6479 and 480 to 500 plus those acquired from Bristol Tramways. Part 9 can be ordered by sending a cheque for £8.30 (including postage) to: SEC Sales, 6 Valebridge Drive, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 0RW. Please make cheques payable to 'The SEC'. No personal callers please. To order earlier parts of the series please download our Sales List.
 
 
 
 

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NEW - PUBLISHED JULY 2017 
Part 28 of our detailed Fleet History of vehicles operated by Southdown is now available detailing the vehicles added to the fleet in 1963. The details are in effect a card index of each vehicle in book form, together with general details of the vehicles in that part and appropriate line drawings. Part 28 can be ordered by  by sending a cheque for £8.35 (including postage) to: SEC Sales, 6 Valebridge Drive, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 0RW. Please make cheques payable to 'The SEC'. No personal callers please. All previous parts are still in stock.
 
 

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Miscellany series Usually published bi-monthly and consisting of 24 pages, this series reproduces various articles published since 1894 in several trade publications on the fleets that we cover. Edition no. 141 was published in July 2017 and can be ordered by sending a cheque for £2.20 (including postage) to: SEC Sales, 6 Valebridge Drive, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 0RW. Please make cheques payable to 'The SEC'. No personal callers please. To purchase previous issues please download the sales list at the top of this page. A subscription scheme is also available, costing £10.00 for five editions including postage (SEC members £7.50 post free). Details can be downloaded using the following link:

Click here to download Miscellany Subscription Form

 
Southdown Survivors The 2013 edition of Southdown Survivors replaced the 2002 edition. The book is at attempt to list all the known surviving vehicles formerly owned or operated by Southdown Motor Services up to April 1992, and to give an indication of where many of them may be found.
 
Routes Handbooks The 2016 editions of Routes Handbooks are published by PHX Publications, but are available from SEC Sales. Part 1 (£3) covers Stagecoach South depots at Worthing, Chichester and Portsmouth, Part 2 (£3) covers Brighton & Hove, and Part 3 (£3) First Hants & Dorset [Hilsea and Hoeford depots]. The full set can be purchased for £8. Full details are on the sales list - see the link at the top of this page.

Other Publications In additon, other publications are produced from time to time, such as Fleet and Routes Lists for specified years, and details of current bus routes operated. Full details are on our sales list which can obtained by emailing dave.sec@btinternet.com
or by clicking the link at the top of this page.