Classic & Vintage Commercials

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 1955 Austin A30 van

    1955 Austin A30 van

    Chris Graham on 13th July 2021

    Mike Neale tells the story of a much-travelled, 1955 Austin A30 van with a slightly surprising background.

  • 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! 

  • Classic heavy-haulage trucks

    Classic heavy-haulage trucks

    Chris Graham on 9th June 2021

    Peter Simpson tells the story of a pair of classic heavy-haulage trucks, how one still works today and their famous operator.

  • 1982 Dodge damage control vehicle

    1982 Dodge damage control vehicle

    Chris Graham on 2nd June 2021

    Bob Weir encounters an interesting and unusual Dodge damage control vehicle from the nuclear power industry.

  • Austin Minor Pick-up restoration

    Austin Minor Pick-up restoration

    Chris Graham on 30th May 2021

    Russ Harvey tells the story of his 15-year, Austin Minor Pick-up restoration, which was finally finished during lockdown.

  • Classic lorry road run

    Classic lorry road run

    Chris Graham on 28th May 2021

    Anne Bates reports on a recent classic lorry road run that sent the lucky drivers down some of the best roads Wales has to offer.

  • 1962 ERF KV tipper

    1962 ERF KV tipper

    Chris Graham on 14th May 2021

    Derek Horton ran ERFs for years in his business, then restored a 1962 ERF KV tipper. David Reed tells the story.

  • Morris J-Type van

    Morris J-Type van

    Chris Graham on 7th May 2021

    Bob Weir discovers a much-loved and well-used Morris J-Type van tucked away in a rather unusual, Lake District museum setting.

  • 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.