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An AEC Routemaster in Kentish Bus maroon and cream livery.
|Founded||1986 (publicly owned company); 1988 (privatised)|
London Country South East was a bus operator in South-East England. It was formed in 1986 from the break-up of London Country Bus Services, and was known as Kentish Bus for most of its existence. Its operations are now part of Arriva Southern Counties.
Creation and early history 
In the run-up to deregulation, London Country Bus Services was broken up into four smaller companies in September 1986. London Country South East was the smallest of the four, with just 169 buses and garages at Dartford, Northfleet, Swanley and Dunton Green, with some London Transport contracts operated from the former National Travel garages at Victoria and Catford, with Head Office in an office block in Dartford.
Bill Gunning, the former Traffic Manager of London Country, became the new company's Managing Director. The company was renamed Kentish Bus & Coach in April 1987, and a new maroon and cream livery, designed by Best Impressions and loosely based on the colours of the erstwhile Colchester Corporation Transport, replaced the former London Country green. Head office was removed to Apex House, an offoce block in Northfleet.
1988-1994: Proudmutual Ownership 
As part of the privatisation of National Bus Company, Kentish Bus was sold by the government in March 1988. Proudmutual, a holding company formed by the management buyout of Northumbria Motor Services on that company's privatisation, bought Kentish Bus for £2.4 million. Bill Gunning, Managing Director, left at privatisation; Brian Hirst had previously worked for Alder Valley. and joined Kentish Bus as General Manager in 1989.
The company then expanded its London operations significantly with a series of contract wins and acquisitions. The largest win was of London Buses routes 22A/B and 55 in East London, won from London Forest in January 1990; 43 new Leyland Olympians with dual-door Northern Counties bodies were bought to operate the routes, from a BRS depot at Hackney Marshes. The former London Forest garage at Ash Grove later replaced the Hackney Marshes site.
The competitive Mini Metro operations of Metrobus Ltd in the Gravesend area was taken over at the beginning of 1990.
In February 1992 the company paid £300,000 for the seven London Transport contracted routes and 50 vehicles of Maidstone Borough Transport t/a Boro'line Maidstone. These were initially operated from the former Boro'line garage at Thames Road, Crayford and were later transferred to operate from Dartford.
In 1993, Kentish Bus gained work in S E London and ordered 65 new buses to cover the workings; this took the fleet size to 352, more than double its size in 1986.
From April 1993, London Buses route 19 was gained on competitive tender, for which the company was leased refurbished RML Routemasters from London Regional Transport; they were the first operator other than a former London Buses subsidiary to win a contract for a Routemaster-operated route, and used their own maroon and cream livery in place of London red.
By August 1993 they had become the largest independent operator of London contracts; further expansion came in November 1993, when two London contracts and six minor commercial routes, along with 23 buses, were taken over from Transcity Buses.
1994-1997: British Bus and Cowie 
In July 1994, the fast-expanding British Bus group bought Proudmutual. British Bus already owned neighbouring operator London & Country (successor to London Country South West), and in January 1995 London & Country's contracted operations at Croydon, Walworth and Dunton Green depots were split into a new company, Londonlinks, which was run from Kentish Bus' Northfleet base. When Maidstone & District were also acquired by British Bus in April 1995, the three companies were put under the control of a single holding company, Invictaway, which was based at M&D's head office in Maidstone. A new livery of green and yellow was also introduced to Kentish Bus. On August 1, 1996, the company had another new owner: Cowie Group bought out British Bus in a deal which brought three of the four segments of London Country back into common ownership.
Rebranding and subsequent history 
In 1997 Cowie was rebranded as Arriva. The Invictaway company became Arriva Southern Counties, which was subdivided into five smaller subsidiaries. The Dartford and Northfleet garages of Kentish Bus formed the new Arriva Kent Thameside operation, while Tunbridge Wells joined most of Maidstone & District's operation as Arriva Kent & Sussex.
The London operation was closed in either Battersea base or Leyton base, and were spread into respective depots, be it as 19 or 22A/22B. The 22A/22B were renumbered 242.
- McLachlan, Tom (1995). London Buses 1985-1995: Managing The Change. Venture Publications. pp. 98–99. ISBN 1-898432-74-0.
- Ampyx Web World - "London Country Bus Services" Accessed March 9, 2010.
- Buses Online: Kentish Bus & Coach
- Route B15 londonbusroutes.net
- Morris, Stephen (September 1996). "NBC since NBC: a history of the former NBC subsidiaries". Buses Focus: 46.