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Smith & Robinson Memories

Another superb selection of period S&R photos from the collection of former Manchester depot engineer David Whalley.

6 mins read
Classic & Vintage Commercials
April 2017

Albion CX

Peter Davies begins his in-depth profi le of Albion’s final independent product to realise its full commercial potential.

5 mins read
Classic & Vintage Commercials
April 2017

ERF 44G Restored

Peter Simpson tells the story of a 1954 ERF which, though preserved in the early 1980s, then fell on hard times. Now though, it’s back in fine fettle thanks to an extremely impressive home restoration.

7 mins read
Classic & Vintage Commercials
March 2017

JET Starter!

Peter Simpson tells the fascinating story of a low mileage Commer Superpoise and its rather special ‘load’…

6 mins read
Classic & Vintage Commercials
March 2017

Assorted AECs

One of the most eye-catching ‘group’ displays at the 2016 AEC Rally was the five-lorry lineup of AECs owned and restored by the Laughran family, all of which had made the trip over from Armagh in Northern Ireland to be at the show.

3 mins read
Classic & Vintage Commercials
March 2017

1974 Atkinson Borderer

Now residing in Northern Ireland is BAB 661M, a 1974 Atkinson Borderer now with W & J Chambers Concrete Products, and finished in their livery.

3 mins read
Classic & Vintage Commercials
February 2017

Commer Classic

Like the AEC we featured in 2009, Graham Reed’s recently-completed Commer TS3 restoration replicates one of the lorries his father started the family business with in the early sixties. This one, though, was a massive undertaking. David Reed tells the story.

8 mins read
Classic & Vintage Commercials
February 2017

Vulcan 6 Tonner

Peter Davies begins his in-depth profi le of a classic ‘premium middleweight’.

5 mins read
Classic & Vintage Commercials
February 2017

Bedford Know Howe

Nick Howe’s fabulous Bedford TK restoration has taken nine years to complete, and is now correct in every detail and a superb reminder of a similar Bedford operated by the Howe family firm in the late 1960s. Peter Davies tells the story.

8 mins read
Classic & Vintage Commercials
February 2017