FLEETNEWS ENGLAND & WALES
EAST YORKSHIRE MOTOR SERVICES
Based: Head office and depot – Anlaby Road, Hull. Other depots at Bessingby Way, Bridlington; Stockbridge Road, Elloughton; Station Road, Pocklington; Barry’s Lane and Westwood Road, Scarborough; Bannister Street, Withernsea.
Founded: 1926 when British Automobile Traction registered the limited company to take over Lee & Beulah and Hull & District Motor Services. Ownership passed to state-owned Transport Holding Company 1968, and in 1969 to National Bus Company which added United Auto’s Pickering and Scarborough depots in 1986.
Sold February 1987 to EYMS Group, formed by seven-strong management team. By 1997, ownership had reduced to sole owner Peter Shipp. Sold June 2018 to Go-Ahead Group, which operates it as a locally managed unit of Go North East.
East Yorkshire Travel rebranded 1997 as National Holidays and sold 2001 to Wallace Arnold Tours.