Recent, enlargeable photographs of our Open Platform Routemaster buses at work, in reverse chronological order.
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Routemasters once operated bus routes 11, 19 and 22 so were seen all the time here, they are now special visitors. Chelsea Old Town Hall, King's Road, London, March 2022 (© Timebus).
Islington Town Hall and register office has always been a popular venue with a spacious forecourt outside for photos with the bus. Islington Town Hall, Upper Street, London, February 2022 (© Timebus).
the London Eye and Jubilee Gardens with London red bus in the handy coach parking bays. Belvedere Road, Lambeth, London, February 2022 (© Timebus).
The Gherkin stands behind St Ethelburga's Church as a wedding photographer snaps the newlywed couple by the bus. Bishopsgate, London, December 2021 (© Timebus).
Lowndes House stands far taller than our double decker bus and contains this fashionable bar. the Singer Tavern, Shoreditch, London, December 2021 (© Timebus).
The main tower of 100 Bishopsgate flares out and matches the skewed wide angle perspective on the Routemaster bus front. 100 Bishopsgate, London, December 2021 (© Timebus).
Autumn leaf fall blurs the kerb line as our 72 seat double decker bus awaits its guests replete with ribbons, bows and flowers. Richmond Harbour Hotel, Richmond Hill, London, October 2020 (© Timebus).
Journey's end as the big red bus has brought the wedding guests to the reception venue with a safe, fun trip on board for all. Apton Hall, Rochford, Essex, September 2020 (© Timebus).
The destination blinds 'The WEDDING SPECIAL' and 'JUST MARRIED' tell the story of why our RML is seen having just dropped off its passengers to a big hotel. Carlos Place, Mayfair, London, September 2020 (© Timebus).
A floodlit Tower of London is the backdrop to this Routemaster with Transmatic saloon lights ablaze, shuttling from a VIP visit. Tower of London, London, October 2019 (© Timebus).
A side on view of a Routemaster queue shows how well proportioned this bus design was. Whitehall Place, London, October 2019 (© Timebus).
The bride and groom are clapped by their guests as they emerge from the ceremony. Routemaster Express on the right. Islington Town Hall and Register Office, London, June 2019 (© Timebus).
Outside the famous record studio (see the Beetles!), a Timebus being used for a corporate function. Abbey Road, London, April 2019 (© Timebus).
In the heart of London, a pause in traffic flow allowed this photo at a pelican crossing. Trafalgar Square, London, January 2019 (© Timebus).
Wedding guests form a line down the famous steps leading to our retro Routemaster bus . Old Marylebone Town Hall, London, September 2018 (© Timebus).
A quiet day in the City, waiting for nuptials to complete near St Etheldreda's Church and The Crypt. Ely Place, London, September 2018 (© Timebus).
What better way to mark out the church with the wedding taking place inside?. Church of St Alban, North Harrow, London, August 2018 (© Timebus).
We hadn't heard of this quirky museum until our bus parked opposite for a marriage ceremony at York House, the other side of Richmond Road (the licensed venue for Richmond upon Thames register office). Eel Pie Island Museum, Twickenham, London, August 2018 (© J. Schofield).
Tourists take selfies as even a pair of Routemasters are dwarfed by Wren's masterpiece. St Paul's Cathedral, London, July 2018 (© E. Lanham).
Our double decker glistens with wedding ribbon sash over bonnet and complimentary floral decorations. Kensington and Chelsea Register Office, Chelsea Old Town Hall, London, June 2018 (© Timebus).
Guests file onto double deck bus after wedding ceremony in the old prison building (used for filming TV series Porridge). St Albans Register Office, St Albans, Hertfordshire, April 2018 (© Timebus).
Westminster Abbey vantage point; bus parked during panoramic sightseeing tour break. Tothill Street, London, March 2018 (© Timebus).
Gothic St Pancras Hotel contrasts to stone municipal building where wedding goes on inside. Camden Register Office, Camden Town Hall, London, March 2018 (© Timebus).
Sunlight glistens on sides of Routemaster duo, with wedding car behind. Claridges Hotel, Mayfair, London, February 2018 (© Timebus).
Double deck wedding bus outside municipal offices. Wandsworth Register Office, Wandsworth Town Hall, London, January 2018 (© Timebus).
Historic artefacts:16th century royal palace, gas lamp style street lighting, wedding bus. St James' Palace, London, July 2015 (© Timebus).
This property offers excellent off road parking, you could get a bus through that!. Our Lady and St Vincent Church, Potters Bar, Hertfordshire, July 2015 (© Timebus).
Not being a triple decker, this bus can 'only' offer two decks, but is still ideal for a prebooked visit to the Harry Potter Experience attraction. Warner Bros Studio Tour, Leavesden, Watford, Hertfordshire, May 2015 (© Timebus).
Wedding guests upstairs inside an Open Platform Routemaster. Barbican, London, August 2014 (© Daffodil Waves Photography).
Open Platform Routemaster headlights pierce the night. Edmonton, London, December 2012 (© T. Drake).
Pole swinging from a safely parked Open Platform Routemaster. St Michael's Manor Hotel, St Albans, Hertfordshire, December 2012 (© H. & I. Judd).
Proud crew member stakes claim to three Open Platform Routemasters. Kew Green, London, September 2012 (© T. Drake).
Bride and groom pose for wedding photographer beside various of our fleet. Near Northampton, Northamptonshire, June 2010 (© Timebus).
Open Platform Routemasters ready to take theatregoers home from heart of the West End. Shaftesbury Avenue, London, April 2010 (© Timebus).
Open Platform Routemaster waits time for prompt arrival after a wedding. Whitehall Place, London, January 2010 (© Timebus).
Open Platform Routemaster (left) and Exhibition Bus (right) duo at airfield event for bus fans. North Weald, Essex, July 2009 (© Timebus).
Wedding Special pair, showing decorations. Chelsea Old Church, London, July 2009 (© C. McLennan).
Wedding guests head off to the ceremony venue. Balham, London, May 2008 (© Timebus).
Xmas lights by night in cityscape. Canary Wharf, London, November 2007 (© Timebus).
Christmas decorations adorn open platform whilst door persons guard. Honourable Artillery Company, City Road, London, November 2007 (© Timebus).
Awaiting the call to action, at dusk. Oakley Street, Chelsea, London, November 2007 (© Timebus).
The iconic arch of this famous events venue. Wembley Stadium, London, September 2007 (© Timebus).
Routemaster Express (left) and Open Platform Routemaster (right) perfectly positioned. Syon House, London, June 2007 (© Timebus).
What finer venue for a wedding?. Westminster Abbey, London, May 2007 (© P. Edgar/ Timebus).
Two together with wedding ribbons. Victoria and Albert Museum, Kensington, London, April 2007 (© K. Valla).
Snowballs and sledges complete the scene with red bus. East Barnet, London, February 2007 (© Timebus).
Undaunted by the snow. High Barnet, London, February 2007 (© Timebus).
Wedding party poses for group photo on steps. Islington Register Office, Islington Town Hall, London, July 2006 (© Timebus).
Two Timebuses and a taxi. Church of the Immaculate Conception, Mount Street, Mayfair, London, October 2005 (© Timebus).
Back end of a bus looks nice after all. Just Married blind. Mulberry House, High Ongar, Essex, June 2005 (© Timebus).
Bride and Groom visit top deck. Soho Square, London, May 2005 (© West London Photography).
Quadruple buses (headed by Regent Low Height) are still dwarfed by building. Banqueting House, Whitehall Place, Westminster, London, February 2005 (© Timebus).
Stately home courtyard houses double decker bus. Theobald's House, Cheshunt, Hertfordshire, September 2004 (© Timebus).
Curvaceous Routemaster contrasts with gothic architecture. Royal Victoria Patriotic Building, Wandsworth Common, London, May 2004 (© Timebus).
Open Platform Routemaster (left) and Regent Low Height (right) wait for ceremony to finish. Westminster Register Office, Old Marylebone Town Hall, London, November 2002 (© Timebus).
Red sports car, red bus, bus conductor. St Simon Zelotes Church, Chelsea, London, June 2002 (© Timebus).
Tudor frontage and City of London lion feature. Staple Inn, High Holborn, London, March 2002 (© Timebus).
Bus in road to the Crypt and St Etheldreda's Church. Ely Place, London, January 2002 (© Timebus).
Trip to the pub. Open Platform Routemaster (front) and Open Topper with Doors (behind).. Fallow Buck PH, Enfield, London, September 1999 (© Timebus).