Modern Fleet Gallery

1970s to 1990s

Triumph 2.5 with driver Police Constable Alan Williams 1975. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3704)
Photograph from Alan Williams
Triumph 2.5 on M5 slip road 1974 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6074)
1978 saw the various Traffic bases in Gloucestershire closed down, as the department was centralised at Bamfurlong, near Cheltenham, at Junction 11 of the M5. Police Constable John Bryant with a 3-litre Ford. (Gloucestershire Police Archives 10023)
Photograph from John Bryant
Cirencester Area Car 1983. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 8244)
Photograph from Derek Freeman
Vauxhall Senator (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6075)
How was this one written up? (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6071)
Now that is what you call a traffic department. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6067)
Cars at Bamfurlong in the snow 1980/81 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6066)
Traffic car in the snow on Lansdown Road Cheltenham (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6065)
MFH230W outside Fairford Police Station 1982.
Photograph from Derek Freeman
Ford Granada at the Severn Bridge. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6062)
A Jaguar XJ6 on test by Gloucestershire, Simon Mills and Pete Walker in 1984 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6064)
Photograph from Simon Mills
Ford Consul GT 3.0L Rally Division 1976 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6063)
Chris Jones on the Golden Valley Interchange early 1980s. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7828)
Photograph from Chris Jones
Mercedes Mobile Police Control Unit 1992 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3711 )
Ford Sierra Cosworth Traffic car a demonstrator for Gloucestershire Traffic. Photographed with temporary blue light and marking. Police Constables Meredith and Batham 1992. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3681)
Ford Sierra Cosworth Traffic car a demonstrator for Gloucestershire Traffic. Photographed with temporary blue light and marking. 1992. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3682 )
Ford Escort General Purpose Vehicle 1990 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3687)
Long Wheel Base Landrover Defender Operations Department 1993. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3706)
Ford Granada HDG 407V Water Splash crewed by Simon Mills and Mike Jacka (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6070)
Photograph from Simon Mills
Vauxhall Senator, Motorway patrol car 1993. This was the first used with battenburg livery in the United Kingdom. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3748)
Ford Transit Forest of Dean Support Group Van 1994. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3702)
Rover 214 Response Vehicle Lydney 1992. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3735)
Rover 214, Incident Response Vehicle Lydney 1994. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 2736)
Range Rover Motorway Supervisor's Vehicle 1994 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3733)
Ford Fiesta at Cirencester Police Station 1996 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3689 )
Volvo S70 T6, Motorway and Armed Response vehicle 1996. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3758 )
1996 Volvo 850 T-5 with tiger stripe livery. Police Constables Byron Chandler and Stu Kenny. (Gloucestershire Police Archives 8894)
Just off the A417 at Barrow Wake with Police Constable Ian Batham. This was a photo shoot for a Volkswagen magazine. 1997. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 7830)
Photograph from Alan Matthews
Landrover Discovery, Royal Household Protection Group Supervisors Vehicle 1998 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3709)
Gloucester City Incident Response Vehicle at a road closure Bruton Way 1999. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3750) )
Ford Prisoner Transport 1999. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3701 )
Vauxhall Vectra 2.0L, Response Vehicle 1999. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3749)
Mercedes Sprinter, Support Group. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3716)
Ford Galaxy Duty Inspectors vehicle Cheltenham 1998 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3696 )
Rover 214 Response Vehicle for Lydney and Coleford 1999. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3737)
Vauxhall Vectra 2.2L, Cheltenham Traffic Car 1999. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3753)
Bamfurlong Motorway unit officers on top of Junction 11 of M5. Police Constable Gary Dean outside. (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 3725)
Comparison photo of vehicle in 1973 and 2017 on the same slip road of the M5 (Gloucestershire Police Archives URN 6080)

1970s to 1990s

This page was added on 16/07/2017.

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  • Photo ID 6071 -Granada under a trailer – Fairly certain that PC Dave Bamford was driving when crewed with PC Mike Williams. Incident was somewhere in the Forest possibly on the A48. Tractor and trailer pulled out of a field just out of sight around a bend.

    By Colin Manton (23/05/2020)

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