Bedford CA

  • 1978 London to Brighton Road Run

    1978 London to Brighton Road Run

    Chris Graham on 30th August 2021

    Peter Esposito takes a nostalgic look back at the variety of interesting vehicles that took part in the 1978 London to Brighton Road Run. 1978 London to Brighton Road Run: Sentinel S6, BRF 200, of 1933 was the first six-wheeled…

  • BMC’s half-tonner

    BMC’s half-tonner

    Chris Graham on 16th April 2021

    Peter Simpson profiles BMC’s half-tonner, the bigger, car-derived light commercial vehicle from the 1960s, and ponders a missed opportunity.

  • The versatile Thames 400E range

    The versatile Thames 400E range

    Chris Graham on 1st April 2021

    Peter Simpson tells the story of Ford’s 1950s van, the versatile Thames 400E, which set new standards in a rapidly-changing market.

  • Classic postcard parade

    Classic postcard parade

    Chris Graham on 23rd March 2021

    Nina Smith delves into her collection again to present another classic postcard parade that reminds us of wonderful holidays past.

  • Classic vans on test

    Classic vans on test

    Chris Graham on 24th February 2021

    Mike Forbes has selected some fascinating, archive photographs from the Chris Hodge ‘Stilltime’ Collection, showing classic vans on test. Ford replaced its out-dated E83W 10 cwt van in 1957 with the 400E. There were a number of derivatives, including the…

  • The iconic Bedford CA

    The iconic Bedford CA

    Chris Graham on 26th August 2020

    Peter Simpson tells the story of the iconic Bedford CA; a van which remained the firm market leader until the Ford Transit arrived.

  • Glimpses of classic London

    Glimpses of classic London

    Chris Graham on 8th August 2020

    Once again we dip into Nina Smith’s wonderful postcard collection, this featuring glimpses of classic London, all bristling with interesting vehicles.