Very young couple convert double decker into a home

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  1. Gromett

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    hope he has a PSV licence. :Doh:
     
  3. Gromett

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    Doesn't need one. He needs a C class HGV. He has removed the seats and it is not for hire. He can get it reclassified as a MotorCaravan easily enough.

    It's what I did with my Optare Metrorider.
     
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    Good luck to them, at least they have got the ball`s to get up off their ar$e$ and do some thing about a roof over their heads.. :thumb:
     
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    Excellent :thumb:.... They just need a few Fun stickers and a Fun flag on the roof:Cool:
     
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    I think they are fools to allow press involvement. I think they may well now become foul of planning laws. :Smile:
     
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    I was thinking along the same lines Paul ..

    First law of fulltiming .. tell no one,...
     
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    ever since i saw Cliff richard --summer holiday film when younger ,i wanted to do that, travel in France and more.
    Booking a ferry later for a first MH trip to France :thumb: :thumb:
    i have a CD recorded with summer hol song on it :Eeek: Do i need Help?
     
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    There are two ways they can get them


    The Caravan Sites and Control of Development Act 1960 if the land they are using does not have PP and a site licence and they are there with the owners permission.

    or

    Good luck to them I say.

    John
     
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    Disagree Jim

    We have found no problems with being open and honest about how we live.

    Yes you pay more for insurance but it is better to be covered than be left stranded if you are not honest about your circumstances.

    John
     
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    hi joner 8888 .nothing wrong with summer holiday . i still sing it.
    i went to see the film as a young child .we had been to many places cliff went tojust before the film came out . i still travel in that frame of mind . dont wear a string vest t shirt though .
    my kids sing it and my grand children .its probably the best m,home song ever written and a great film . i always wanted a ouble decker .never had one . had friends with one realised its not quite what it seemed . did run a 32 ft bedford vega for awhile . but dddd ddd dddd ddd were all going on a, summer holiday. no more working for a week or two .come on sing up. cheers alan.
     
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    ... No more worries for me and you - for a wee-eek or two.

    We're going where the sun shines brightly - We're going where the sea-ea is blue ...

    Come on, you lot! Join in !


    I don't remember that song; how does it go? :Laughing:

    Second film I ever saw at the cinema, first was Pollyanna !
     
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    Perhaps I should have qualified my statement, .. tell no one who doesn't need to know.. Your insurer is a good example of someone who must know..

    So how many fulltimers pay council tax ?

    Shouting it out on the national press could draw unwelcome attention.. ie the council will probably chase them for council tax and as you mentioned, the may be in breach of the caravan act 1960 ..


    Like I say, best to keep quiet ..

    I wonder how much support they would get on this forum if they were 'travellers'? .. just a thought..
     
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    hi sedge , first one i ever saw was tommy steele in little white bull.
    then summer holiday .
    we,ve seen it in the movies ,,so lets see if its true


    come on more must know it .




    we could sing
    when i was sixteen i fell in love with a girl as sweet as can be ee
     
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    Going to france in m(y)y motorhome,
    ,lots of beer for a week or two,
    it`s stashed up high in the garage,
    now lets see if it`s brewed !!
    LALa la:thumb:
     
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    very true, never thought of it like that....if he has one that is. :Doh:
     
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    I don't remember that song; how does it go?

    just in case anybody doesn't know

    [ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=skgMIfJHqeg&feature=related[/ame]
     
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    depending on its weight could be a d or even a d1.
     
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    I'm afraid the only one who can help you is an undertaker.
     
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    It's Definitely a C. D/D1 not needed. I have just been through all this with my Bus. The Bus will be over 7.5T but they are not carrying passengers for reward.
     
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