Leyland Double Decker Bus transformed and refinished / respray in Red.

Leyland Double Decker Bus transformed and refinished / respray in Red.

We have the pleasure of transforming an 1983 Leyland double decker bus paintwork from worn faded red to a vibrant red. The paintwork over the years has seen better days with in places at least 13 coats of old paint in various colours and a final brush painted finish all to be removed before repairing and respraying to a deep red finish, some of the worst areas being on the roof which had been brush painted on really thick in places.

Work has progressed well on this double decker bus and the team have worked hard removing layer upon layer of paint to create a flat smooth finish. Cooper Commercial have worked closely with our client every step of the way with regard to additional work required and budget permitting to give the best result possible.

Take a look at the before, during and after shots as they happen …. we will keep you posted.


some of the existing damage.


more damage on the double decker bus.


Still sanding / prepping the vehicle ready for primers


and yet more sanding goes on…..


Yet more sanding / prep work.


rear view awaiting primers


rear / side view awaiting primers


masked up ready for primers


primer stage underway


The bus is painted in bright red and is awaiting qc checks


panoramic view of the bus


printing the four metre bus logos for the side of the bus.


bus decals / logos being cut out after print / laminate


starting to cut out the bus logos on the large format printer / cutter.


finished laminated bus decals getting waste removed after cutting


finsihed decals awaiting application


Freshly painted and looking great.


Double Decker Bus roof paint looking awesome


bus decals going on the sides of the bus….


Decals going on the side and rear of bus


Double Decker Bar Decals on the sides….


decals under the windows .


Double Decker Bus Decals


A very happy client pickup


Ready to hit the road again.

Thank you to Double Decker Bar for the Leyland Repaint, for more information on double Decker Bar and its services please visit www.doubledeckerbar.com.

For those interested in having your bus repainted / resprayed or repaired call today on 0800 970 4780 for a competitive quote or contact us online here.

One thought on “Leyland Double Decker Bus transformed and refinished / respray in Red.

  1. Evening John, Colin and the team.

    Cooper Commercial

    I wish to thank you all for the absolutely amazing work and effort you have put into helping me create my new business Double Decker Bar. I genuinely could not ask for any more. It took you 3 full days just to sand the bus down, showing how much pride and dedication you put into your work. Anyone who views the before, during and after photos will know you are without doubt a class act. This was all completed within budget. Nothing seemed to be an issue, even with me on the phone or emailing you most days asking question and question.

    I always knew the first impressions of my bus bar were key to making my business a success and you have smashed it. I will be recommending you guys to anyone who asks.

    Thanks once again.

    Simon Newcombe

    Double Decker Bar

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