classic lorry

  • 1950 Leyland Hippo six-wheeler

    1950 Leyland Hippo six-wheeler

    Chris Graham on 30th November 2021

    Bob Tuck meets Richard and Andrew Green and their fine 1950 Leyland Hippo six-wheeler with an interesting history.

  • 1964 Bedford TK tipper

    1964 Bedford TK tipper

    Chris Graham on 18th November 2021

    Joseph Lewis discovers a newly restored 1964 Bedford TK tipper at this year's Bath & West Country Festival.

  • Fordson ET7 petrol tanker restored

    Fordson ET7 petrol tanker restored

    Chris Graham on 7th November 2021

    Peter Simpson takes a trip to Essex to meet Paul Le Strange and his superb, newly-restored Fordson ET7 petrol tanker.

  • 1977 Ford D-Series tipper

    1977 Ford D-Series tipper

    Chris Graham on 5th August 2021

    David Reed tells the story of Johnny Murphy’s newly-completed and sympathetically-restored, 1977 Ford D-Series tipper.

  • 1971 Albion Reiver tipper

    1971 Albion Reiver tipper

    Chris Graham on 3rd July 2021

    David Reed tells the story of Johnny Murphy’s 1971 Albion Reiver tipper, which he’s owned three times since the late 1990s! 

  • 1985 Volvo F10 restored

    1985 Volvo F10 restored

    Chris Graham on 29th April 2021

    While looking pretty good when he bought it, Wayne Blake’s 1985 Volvo F10 was a different story under the skin, as Peter Simpson explains.

  • Classic commercial vehicle shows

    Classic commercial vehicle shows

    Chris Graham on 20th April 2021

    Peter Simpson provides an update on the latest position regarding some of the UK’s favourite classic commercial vehicle shows.

  • Rare 1979 DAF 2100 restored

    Rare 1979 DAF 2100 restored

    Chris Graham on 8th April 2021

    After working hard for 18 years, then sitting, neglected for 15 more, this rare 1979 DAF 2100 is now back to its best, as Pip Dunn explains.

  • Preserved recovery trucks

    Preserved recovery trucks

    Chris Graham on 6th April 2021

    Retaining recovery vehicles has prolonged the life of many lorries, as Dudley Rhodes' preserved recovery truck images demonstrate.

  • 1960s AEC Mandators

    1960s AEC Mandators

    Chris Graham on 26th February 2021

    Bob Weir recently discovered two 1960s AEC Mandators living near Edinburgh, and explains a little of the story of AEC’s ill-fated V8. Brian McBride and his V8 Mandator; he’s been driving lorries for most of his life. The twin-axle, 1960s…

  • Neath Valley Collection

    Neath Valley Collection

    Chris Graham on 14th February 2021

    Peter Simpson enjoys a rare invitation to look around the massive but little-known Neath Valley collection of vintage and classic vehicles. Photography: Martyn Barnwell Ian Davies with just three lorries from his amazing Neath Valley Vehicle Collection. When it comes…

  • 1958 Albion Chieftain lorry

    1958 Albion Chieftain lorry

    Chris Graham on 12th January 2021

    Bob Weir went to Glasgow’s East End to meet Alex Morrison and his superb Albion Chieftain lorry. Alex Morrison takes his 1958 Albion Chieftain lorry to Scottish shows on a regular basis. It’s a particular favourite at the open days…