Commercials

  • The NEC’s Classic Motor Show

    The NEC’s Classic Motor Show

    Chris Graham on 20th January 2022

    We report from the NEC's Classic Motor Show which, despite its reduced size, still offered plenty to interest classic commercial enthusiasts.

  • 1960 Minor pick-up restored

    1960 Minor pick-up restored

    Chris Graham on 17th January 2022

    Although this 1960 Minor pick-up looks as British as can be, much of its working life was spent in sunny California, as Russ Harvey explains.

  • 1951 Albion Chieftain FT37N restored

    1951 Albion Chieftain FT37N restored

    Chris Graham on 11th January 2022

    Bill Barton completed the superb restoration of his 1951 Albion Chieftain FT37N during lockdown. David Reed went along to find out more.

  • Morris Minor GPO and PO vans

    Morris Minor GPO and PO vans

    Chris Graham on 9th January 2022

    The Morris Minor vans used by the GPO and Post Office were a little bit different and had some unusual duties too, as Russ Harvey explains.

  • Sprat & Winkle Run, 2021

    Sprat & Winkle Run, 2021

    Chris Graham on 5th January 2022

    With so many Covid-related cancelations, the 2021 Sprat & Winkle Run for classic commercials was really significant, as Peter Simpson reports.

  • 1970s Leyland Clydesdale tipper

    1970s Leyland Clydesdale tipper

    Chris Graham on 20th December 2021

    The 1970s Leyland Clydesdale tipper was one of the last, British-built workhorses of that era. Bob Weir enjoys Allan Steel's superb example.

  • 1958 Thames 300E van

    1958 Thames 300E van

    Chris Graham on 17th December 2021

    William Houston owns a 1958 Thames 300E van which, amazingly, has just 310 miles on the clock. Bob Weir tells the story.

  • Road to Rails rally

    Road to Rails rally

    Chris Graham on 15th December 2021

    Paul Ritchie reports from the well-attended Road to Rails rally which took place at the Swanage Railway, in Dorset.

  • Shuttleworth Collection Vintage Weekend

    Shuttleworth Collection Vintage Weekend

    Chris Graham on 13th December 2021

    Simon Colbeck reports from the fantastic Shuttleworth Collection Vintage Weekend, held at Old Warden Aerodrome in Bedfordshire.

  • 1975 Bedford CF School Minibus

    1975 Bedford CF School Minibus

    Chris Graham on 11th December 2021

    Mike Neale tracks down a remarkably original 1975 Bedford CF School Minibus that's now in enthusiast hands.

  • The classic dropside trailer

    The classic dropside trailer

    Chris Graham on 10th December 2021

    The glory days of the classic dropside trailer may be gone, but thousands are still in use. Here are some of the popular, UK-built models.

  • Post-war RAF fire appliances

    Post-war RAF fire appliances

    Chris Graham on 7th December 2021

    Mike and Julie Blenkinsop investigate the range of large and fascinating post-war RAF fire appliances, some of which still survive.

  • 90th anniversary Bedford celebration

    90th anniversary Bedford celebration

    Chris Graham on 5th December 2021

    A three-day 90th anniversary Bedford celebration attracted 93 examples of the marque. Nick Larkin reports from a fine event.