Classic & Vintage Commercials

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 1966 Morris Minor mailvan

    1966 Morris Minor mailvan

    Chris Graham on 28th November 2021

    Mike Neale tells the story of another Mills Brothers light commercial restoration, this time a 1966 Morris Minor mailvan.

  • The 2021 Ayrshire Road Run

    The 2021 Ayrshire Road Run

    Chris Graham on 13th November 2021

    David Reed reports on the runners and riders taking part in the 2021, 200-mile, two-day Ayrshire Road Run.

  • 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.

  • Classic & Vintage Commercials Show 2021

    Classic & Vintage Commercials Show 2021

    Chris Graham on 11th October 2021

    Peter Simpson reports from this year’s Classic & Vintage Commercials Show held at the British Motor Museum, in Gaydon, Staffordshire.

  • Dual-purpose Hillman Husky restored

    Dual-purpose Hillman Husky restored

    Chris Graham on 6th October 2021

    Peter Simpson is a big fan of the dual-purpose Hillman Husky, and spotlights one that’s been restored from chicken-shed condition!

  • Wisbech Road Run

    Wisbech Road Run

    Chris Graham on 21st September 2021

    With the classic vehicle event scene struggling back to life following the pandemic, it was good to see the Wisbech Road Run back again.

  • 1963 Ford Econoline Travel Wagon

    1963 Ford Econoline Travel Wagon

    Chris Graham on 7th September 2021

    Mike Neale tells the interesting story of a very rare survivor in America, a 1963 Ford Econoline Travel Wagon.

  • Working Leyland trucks

    Working Leyland trucks

    Chris Graham on 6th September 2021

    Working Leyland trucks are extremely thin on the ground nowadays, but Pip Dunn has tracked down an interesting pair in South Yorkshire.