John Thomas HEAVER, coachbuilder nearby Durington England UK
1938 Bedford WTB with Heaver body
John Thomas Heaver
was a coachbuilder from Fulham in London who was drafted into the army in 1915 at Bulford Camp in Wiltshire. Demobbed from military service Heaver set himself up in business by 1920 at Bulford road nearby Durington.
1938 Leyland Tiger TS7T-Heaver
Heaver Limited was always a small coachbuilder. It was building on small Bedford or Leyland chassis during the thirty’s supplying both bus and coachbodies for many local oparators and some further a field as well.
1938 Leyland TS7Ds LT25, DUC901, and LT22, CYO194, alongside Regal MV2272 with Heaver body
The company moved into full front bodywork on frond engined chassis in the early fifties. It also build a large number of bodies for Guernsey in the mid fifties, many on albion Chassis but the buisiness closed and sold in 1958.
1939 Bedford WTB with a Heaver C25F body
1955-albion-heaver-b35f-ex-guernsey-railway-36 © Traveller Homes
1956-albion-heaver-b35f-ex-guernsey-motors-75 © Traveller Homes
That’s all I could find about Heaver coachbuilders.