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Seaburn Historic Vehicle Display
Seaburn Historic Vehicle Display
At the Recreation Ground

Why not bring your vintage vehicle to the Recreation Ground, Seaburn on August Bank Holiday Monday?

This event will feature a selection of historic vehicles on display, trade stands, amusements for all and a free bus service around the local area.

The free bus service will depart from the old tram shelter opposite the bottom gate.

The first bus will depart at 11:00 and departures will be every 30 minutes thereafter, until the last bus at 16:30.

Admission Charges Adult £3; Concessions/Child £2.

There is no charge for those who have entered a vehicle in the event.

To travel to the event by public transport catch Stagecoach North East services E1 or E2 which stop next to the site, or Stagecoach North East service E6 which stops close to the site.

For additional information on the location of Seaburn Recreation Ground, click here

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Monday 30th August 2021
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RegPhotoYearMakeExhibitor History
BPE 890BPE 8901934Austin 12/6 2 seater Gordon bodied coupeWilliam French
CPJ 404CPJ 4041935Armstrong Siddeley 17hp Sports FoursomeIan Tunnicliffe There were only 482 of this model manufactured and there are only 3 still in existence. This car had a complete body off restoration that took nearly 5 years to complete. The restoration was finished in January 2016.
GHN 189GHN 1891942Bristol K5G ECW L27/26R Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Society 1942 Bristol K5G with 1949 Eastern Coachworks lowbridge 53-seat open rear platform double-decker. Jun 42 - In service with United Automobile Services Limited, Darlington (BDO29) May 51 - Fleet number changed to BGL29 1954 - Rebodied with 1949 ECW L27/26R (3162) (ex Leyland PD2 - LLL21 - HN 9019) Jan 59 - Out of service with United Automobile Services Limited, Darlington (BGL29) Mar 59 - In service with Silcox Motor Coach Company Limited, Pembroke Dock (32) Nov 69 - Out of service with Silcox Motor Coach Company Limited, Pembroke Dock (32) Jan 70 - M Banks, P Battersby & G Holt, Hull <1977 - P Battersby, Teeside Jul 81 - Aycliffe & District Bus Preservation Group, Newton Aycliffe
HHN 202HHN 2021947Bristol L5G with Eastern Coachworks single-deck bus body.David Slater The bus was new to United in the summer of 1947, with fleet number BLO 202. It was allocated to subsidiary company Bell's Services of Westerhope, Newcastle carrying the standard red and cream livery. Next, in 1951, it was returned to the main United fleet as BG 216. In 1959, the bus was transferred from United to subsidiary company Durham District Services, with whom it ran in green and cream livery, numbered DB 216. It was sold for preservation in 1968.
VXS 273VXS 2731948Wolsely 8 in good road legal conditionReid Cotton
XMM 73XMM 731952Scammel Showman's TractorArthur Wakefield New in 1952 to Guinness of London, sold to Ken Furborough of Leicester (Showman) and was used to travel the Big Wheel between fairgrounds
380 UYP380 UYP1954Chevrolet 3100 pick up truckGraham Fawcett
NLR 2691954Scammell MU15 Ballast TruckFrederick Lonsdale Ex Shellmex tanker unit. Converted to a ballast truck by present owner. Completely restored by the present owner in 2008.
437 JBU437 JBU1955Series 1 Land RoverStuart Edwards Series 1 Land Rover. 86 inch wheelbase, 2 litre Petrol. Canvas tilt. Combination with 1956/7 Willerby Vogue Caravan, 1 of 5 remaining.
KFR 8561955MG Magnette Sports SaloonGraham Austin
OSK 8181958Hillman MinxJohn Cousin Owned since 1990
9109 UA1959Sunbeam Alpine - 2 seat sports carTom Lawson One of the first Alpines made, and now one of the few remaining from the first series.
PNL 452PNL 4521959Ford ConsulEddie Crann
221 JVK221 JVK1961Leyland Atlantean PDR1/1 with Alexander double-deck body.David Slater The bus was new to Newcastle Corporation and was operated until 1977. It was bought for preservation by the Four to One Group, who carried out much work on it. It later passed to Jimmy Storey who completed the restoration work.
EGM 176EGM 1761962Ford Zodiac Mk2Eddie Crann Restored after 45 years off road.
6249 UP6249 UP1963Leyland Leopard PSU3/3RT, Alexander DP51FGordon Noble New to Venture Transport as fleet no. 249, passing to Northern as 2830, later 4264. Withdrawn in 1980 and sold to APT, Lincoln. Purchased by the late Michael Reed and partly restored. Completely restored to as-new condition over a couple of years.
ACK 611A1963Jaguar MK2John Barker
TYJ 109TYJ 1091963Austin Mini Countryman.Kevin Leadbitter Owned by me for 30 years, restored during lock down
LCU 112LCU 1121964Daimler CCG6 with Roe double-deck body. 140 Group The bus appeared in the 1964 Earls Court Motor Show. It is a hybrid of Daimler chassis and Guy driveline with Gardner engine. It has appeared in a Tesco advert. The vehicle was new to South Shields Corporation as No 140. On withdrawal, it was retained by Busways and later Stagecoach, and has been maintained by the 140 Group for 32 years. It has been in preservation longer than it was in service. The only double decker remaining in South Shields.
WBR 248WBR 2481964Atkinson Alpha with Gardner 6HLW engine and Marshall 48-seat single-deck body. North East Bus Preservation Trust Ltd No. 48 in the Sunderland Corporation fleet was one of a batch of three Atkinson chassis, which were to be the last Atkinson passenger chassis to enter service in this country in 1964. Atkinson was better known for its lorry chassis and the company were approached by Sunderland to build these vehicles after unsatisfactory performance from the Corporation's AEC Reliances. The vehicles had Gardner 6HLW engines mounted horizontally underfloor. The bodies were by Marshall to the contemporary B.E.T. specification, similar to other local vehicles at the time. The twin-door bodies were specified to operate on the Pay-As-You-Enter system. The steps into the saloon were very high, compared to the low-floor buses of today. Seating capacity was only 45 due to the dual door layout.
GLP 718CGLP 718C1965Ford Mk1 Cortina Estate 1500 DeluxeNeil Wood 1 owner before myself. Has been completely restored including Engine, Gearbox, Diff, all Suspension and Steering and just about every panel replaced. and its turned out just fine
N655 NFTN655 NFT1965Mini SidewalkMichael Ridley
USA 65CUSA 65C1965Ford Mustang FastbackSteve Edwards
GFX 602DGFX 602D1966Ford Mustang GT CoupePaul Terry
GNL 734D1966Morris Minor SaloonThomas Byers
GTV 152DGTV 152D1966Ford Cortina Mk1 1500 SuperColin Jarvis
JJD 551DJJD 551D1966AEC Routemaster Park Royal H40/32RSteve Griffin This Routemaster entered service as London Transport RML2551 in 1966, initially on route 6, and after refurbishment on route 12. Refurbishment was of both interior and of the driveline, when a Cummins engine replaced the AEC original. The current owner intends to preserve it with its route 12 branding.
MMN 779DMMN 779D1966Ford Mustang ConvertibleSteve Parker
YHR 813EYHR 813E1967Ford Mustang FastbackSteve Edwards
BOB 33EBOB 33E1968Vauxhall Viva HB EstateRobert Meldrum
LHH 648F1968Austin A40 Farina SaloonAlan Hutchinson
OHW 370F1968Morris 1000 TravellerAlan Thompson
VVK 153G1969Triumph TR6 - 2 seat sports carTom Lawson A very early TR6, which was supplied to the USA when new. Re-imported back to the UK
EWA 423HEWA 423H1970MGB GT. Chrome bumper, wire wheelsKevin White
UAW 533J1971Triumph StagAllan McGuigan Owned since 2014. On going restoration
WBF 389JWBF 389J19711971 Vauxhall Victor FD 1600 cc Blue with black vinyl roof and Matt black bonnet.Harry Bunney Does need a little bit of tidying up but good solid body by next year we hope to have it perfect
DXG 179K1972MGB GTDennis Hope Preserved by te Current Owner for 14 Years.
HTY 523LHTY 523L1972Vauxhall FE Victor 2300cc SaloonWilliam Wilson Manufactured 1972, registered 1973. Owned since 1975. Original except for 2 front wings fitted 1989.
MRR 722K1972VW T2 CampervanRick Hutchinson
MYF 695LMYF 695L1972Hillman Hunter GL saloonJohn Barclay
SSS 974KSSS 974K1972Series 3 Land Rover 88 inchR L Hauxwell (Jnr)
VNP 844LVNP 844L1972Cobra replicaStephen Richardson
TAB 684L1973Rover P6 3.5Thomas Cook
GFB 327N1974MGB Roadster V8Ged Garbutt
VWJ 95L1974Cadillac Elderado ConvertableAlan Bebb Owned this vehicle about 10 months. It's had a lot of mechanical work done including new brakes, suspension & tyres. It's still an ongoing restoration as paintwork and roof require attention.
JFL 872N1975MGB GTAlan Johnson Owned for the last 10 years having attended this show many times.
PFE 937P1976Citroen AK 400Roger Hagan Multi colour van, artwork by Tony Itelzo
WHN 198SWHN 198S1978Austin AllegroDanny Howard 1500 Van Den Plas model - 28,000 miles and retired
FTN 710WFTN 710W1981Leyland National 2 B49F. Repowered with Volvo THD100E engine and Voith 851.2 3 speed gearbox Northern National Restoration Group (Craig Smith) New to Philadelphia Depot of NBC Northern in June 1981. FTN 710W is one of only 5 National 2/2's to stay in the Wear District all her PSV life and spent most of her life there running the 194/294. After her withdrawal from Deptford in 2002 she was used as a driver trainer at Gateshead Depot until 2006. In 2006 4710 was donated to the NEBPT by Go Ahead CEO Christopher Moyes. After restoration 4710 was rolled out at the MetroCentre event in 2008. After that years season 4710 was mothballed until her sale in 2013 to the Northern National Restoration Group. She made her first NNRG outing at the 2013 Metrocenter event and has been on the road ever since apart from during the COVID pandemic. This year 4710 took part in the National 50 event at Whitehaven by the kind invitation from our Friends, The Workington Transport Hertitage Trust.
RHL 50XRHL 50X1981Vauxhall Royale 3.0i CoupeMark Tate Rare injection version of the Vauxhall Royale Coupe
A717 KLYA717 KLY1984Ford P100 pickupGraham Fawcett
B303 HCNB303 HCN1985Ford Capri 2.8iVaughan Patterson
C433 CDVC433 CDV1985Nissan Cherry Maxima 1.3GL 3 door hatchback. Red.Jim Collins Very rare, maybe only 5 left on UK roads
D919 PJWD919 PJW1987BMW 316 (E30) Four door saloonPeter Barclay This extremely original example of a BMW E30 3-Series was acquired in January 2013. Only 3 previous owners and a genuine 67,000 miles from new
E152 RBEE152 RBE1988Ford Escort RS TurboDaniel Hindmarsh
G251 SRGG251 SRG1989DAF SB220 Optare Delta.Mick Rochford Optare Delta 251 was the first of a batch of four vehicles (251 to 254) ordered by Northumbria Motor Services Ltd of Newcastle upon Tyne on the 4th of July 1989 251 was delivered to Northumbria in October 1989 after it appeared in the Bus & Coach Show at the N.E.C. It then travelled to France & Holland with the Directors & Senior Managers at the end of November 1989. Originally based at Gallowgate depot, 251 worked out of most of the Northumbria depots at some time in her life before the sale of the Company to British Bus then ultimately Cowies (Arriva) Ironically on the 15th of January 1998 251 became the first bus to be painted in Arriva livery! Between the 11th of January 2006 and the 21st of September 2008 251 was expertly restored by Gardiners of Spennymoor before making her debut at Showbus 2008.
AGE 1N1990Jaguar XJS HE V12 CoupeBarry Cutler This car was done up as a one off from new. Le Mans decals on doors and bonnet and had a set of 17 inch Borbet wheels fitted. Present mileage 41,000. Twin 2 inch stainless steel exhaust system and air intakes fitted.
G607 SGKG607 SGK1990GMC G2500 Vandura Day Van 5.7 V8 Petrol Andrew Murley
H143 BCUH143 BCU1990Rover Mini Cooper SE 1275Mark Laybourn Current owner since 1999. A ground up nut and bolt restoration was completed in November 2015.
H521 MUH1991Rover Mini CooperColin Ellenden I've owned this car for 6 years.
H669 BNLH669 BNL1991Leyland Olympian Northern Counties Palatine open-top body. North East Bus Preservation Trust Ltd This vehicle was one of a batch of eight delivered to Sunderland Busways. It became Stagecoach 14669 after the take-over of Busways. Stagecoach converted it to part open-top in 2007 for use by City Sight-Seeing. It has subsequently been converted to full open-top by Gardiners of Spennymoor in March 2008
K340 EYGK340 EYG1992Vauxhall Cavalier Mk3 1600L AutoMichael Davison Very rare Automatic model. Excellent original condition. 26K miles.
R981 FNWR981 FNW1997DAF SB220 Plaxton PrestigeJonathan Taylor
R855 PRGR855 PRG1998Volvo B10BLE Wright Renown. Volvo D10H engine with ZF HP400 gearbox. Northern National Restoration Group (Craig Smith) New to Chester le Street in June 1998 4855 was the final member of the second batch of 8 B10BLE that were bought to run the service 21 and morning 734. After 2 years the batch was reallocated to Stanley for use on the service 775 and 778 replacing the popular DAF SB220's. Then in 2008 48 found herself back at Chester LE Street to run the "branded" lime. From there she was withdrawn in 2015, displaced by Wrightbus Streetlite's. The NNRG took delivery of 4855 from Saltmeadows Road bodyshop in September 2015. Restoration started straight away and she was unveiled in her original livery in 2016 as a surprise entry at the North East Bus and Coach Show. 4855 has the distinction of being the first low floor bus that was preserved from Go Northeast in 2015, and has been a popular attraction on the rally field since 2016.
T629 LBJ1998Honda Civic HatchbackBill Goudie Given to me by my Grandson in a boy racer style. Lowered suspension, wide wheels, etc but restored back to original specification
OIW 1007OIW 10072000Maserati 4200 SpyderIan Thurgood Ferrari 4.2 litre engine with 6 speed paddle shift gear box.
LY03 HMVLY03 HMV20032003 Rover 75 v6 modern classicR L Hauxwell (Jnr)
V8 USRV8 USR2005Ford Mustang GT 4.6 V8James Thorpe