Heritage Commercials

  • The Foden two-stroke diesel

    The Foden two-stroke diesel

    Chris Graham on 27th May 2022

    In a different era, the Foden two-stroke diesel could have been a howling success, instead of a crying shame, says Ian Shaw.

  • 1927 100-tonne Scammell for sale!

    1927 100-tonne Scammell for sale!

    Chris Graham on 23rd May 2022

    An iconic 1927 100-tonne Scammell – the first of its kind in the world – is being sold on a ‘Make an Offer’ basis, as Joseph Lewis reports.

  • Practical Classics Restoration Show

    Practical Classics Restoration Show

    Chris Graham on 18th May 2022

    We report on the triumphant return of the Practical Classics Restoration Show, which took place at the NEC in March. 

  • Fully-restored Mini pick-up

    Fully-restored Mini pick-up

    Chris Graham on 8th May 2022

    Ashley Lovering recounts the eventful story of a much-loved and now fully-restored Mini pick-up belonging to Kenneth Spiteri, in Malta. 

  • Coventry Transport Museum visit

    Coventry Transport Museum visit

    Chris Graham on 26th April 2022

    As well as being designated City of Culture in 2021, Coventry is also home to a genuinely excellent transport museum, as Bob Weir discovers.

  • Gas turbine-powered commercials

    Gas turbine-powered commercials

    Chris Graham on 14th April 2022

    Ed Burrows takes a fascinating look at how truck manufacturers dabbled with gas turbine-powered commercials, starting back in the 1950s.

  • Keighley Bus Museum events

    Keighley Bus Museum events

    Chris Graham on 29th March 2022

    We spotlight some of the great, not-to-be-missed events happening at the Keighley Bus Museum later this year.

  • Rare 1984 Magirus Deutz tipper restored

    Rare 1984 Magirus Deutz tipper restored

    Chris Graham on 25th March 2022

    Restored eight-wheeler tippers are few and far between, but Pip Dunn has tracked down a very rare survivor, a 1984 Magirus Deutz.

  • 1947 Jowett Bradford van restoration

    1947 Jowett Bradford van restoration

    Chris Graham on 20th March 2022

    Brian Culpan reports on the sympathetic but thorough restoration of a 1947 Jowett Bradford van, and looks at the company that built it.

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