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1981 Leyland Vehicles was split into three companies:, one of which was Leyland Bus.
1983 Closed its Bristol Commercial Vehicles operation. Bill McIver was managing director. All production moved to the Leyland plant in Workington. This left Leyland Bus with four plants in the UK and a workforce reduced from 4,800 to 4,270.