Publications

Postal Sales

The latest SEC Sales List, which gives details all of the publications that are currently available can be downloaded by clicking on the link below. Use the list to order multiple items as the postage cost for more than one item may be less. We also accept payment by BACS transfer – details of how to pay are on our sales list.

An updated Sales List has been published (dated July 2020), please click on the button below to download it.

The Club is sorry that new editions of the Fleet List, Sussex Independents and Route Handbooks are not being published for this year. An Update to the Fleet List and Sussex Independents is now available.

Update 2020

Published July 2020

This booklet updates our 2019 Fleet List and 2019 Sussex Independents and contains all changes to these books since they were published.

Update 2020 can be ordered for £3.40 (including postage) by sending a cheque 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 List 2019

Published June 2019 : 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 2019 edition can be ordered for the reduced price of £4.45 (including postage) by sending a cheque to: SEC Sales, 6 Valebridge Drive, Burgess Hill, West Sussex, RH15 0RW. Please make cheques payable to ‘The SEC’. No personal callers please.

Sussex Independents 2019

Published June 2019

This companion to the Southdown Enthusiasts’ Club annual Fleet Book covers Compass Bus and the other smaller operators who operate bus services in Sussex, and details the public services operated by these companies. It can be ordered for the reduced price of £3.95 (including postage) by sending a cheque 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 £10.90 (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. 

Fleet and Routes 1939

Published June 2019

Southdown Fleet and Routes 1939 shows the fleet at 1 January 1939, 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 six pages of photographs, a map of the services operated in 1939, and a colour cover. It is a useful companion to our Fleet History series. This edition is a completely updated version of the booklet published in 1974. Fleet and Routes 1939 can be ordered by sending a cheque for £8.40 (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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Brighton Hove & District Fleet History

Published October 2019

We are pleased to announce that Part 13 of our Brighton Hove & District Fleet History series is now available. This volume, in A5 format and including eight photographs, is made up of 68 pages (including covers) and covers Vehicles in Southdown/NBC livery with Southdown–B-H&D Fleet Name – 1971 to 1974′. Part 13 can be ordered by sending a cheque for £8.40 (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 of this series are still in stock.

Southdown Fleet History

Published March 2020

Part 30 of our detailed Fleet History of vehicles operated by Southdown is now available detailing the vehicles added to the fleet in 1965. 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 30 can be ordered by sending a cheque for £7.90 (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. 160
was published in September 2020 and can be ordered by sending
a cheque for £2.60 (including postage and please note new price) 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 £11.00 for five editions including postage (SEC members £8.50 post free). Details can be downloaded using the following link here.

Routes Handbooks

The 2019 editions of Routes Handbooks are published by PHX Publications, but are available from SEC Sales. Part 1 covers Stagecoach South depots at Worthing, Chichester and Portsmouth, Part 2 covers Brighton & Hove, and Part 3  First Hants & Dorset [Hilsea and Hoeford depots]. Individual parts are £2.85 including postage, and the full set £6.40. Full details are on the sales list – see the link at the top of this page.

Other Publications

In additon, other publications are produced in previous years are still available for purchase. 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.