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

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 or Go North East service 558 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

Visit our sponsors Howard Snaith Coaches

Monday 26th August 2013
Time 10:00 AM

RegPhotoYearMakeExhibitor History
MinisMinisDurham Mini ClubAlec Burrell Selection of classic minis from threw the years
DT 2041DT 20411929Lea-Francis 12/40 P type sports tourerGeorge Jolley Bodywork by Avon. We have run this car for 40 years. It's been everywhere & done everything. One of 7 vintage Leas in the family. This is one of 1096 made. Lea-Francis is Britains oldest maker still in existance
TY 54941929Lea-Francis 12/40 P TypeTrevor Jolley Been in use by us for over 25 years. Is subject to a running restoration
VC 54701930Lea-Francis 12/40 W Type Francis Fabric SaloonGeorge Jolley Recently purchased for restoration but is highly noriginal and is Lea Francis number 7 in the family
AHA 4141936Austin 7 RubyC Smith
DWA 3621936Morris 8 TourerDavid Bond Never has the hood up! Owned for many years, very reliable car.
DXE 675DXE 6751937MG TA Sports CarJohn Arkley
FSM 851940Daimler DB18 TickfordDerek Cansfield New in 1940. Original owner RAF Pilot killed in action days after delivery. Stood 15 years and used sparingly 'til 30 years old. Bought by me with 22000 miles on the clock 7+ years ago. Now 34000 miles from new.
GLJ 546GLJ 5461946Morris 8 series E 4 door in blackRon Taylor Been off the road for many years but restored by a previous owner.
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.
146 YUB1948Wolseley 14/60Thomas Cook First registered in Mombasa, travelled extensively in south africa, moved to India in 1968 and then finally to the UK in 1971. One previous owner vehicle. Restored by its current owner
JP 6981JP 69811948Jowett Bradford vanBrian Arkley
KXO 381KXO 3811949MG TCIan Tunnicliffe This car has been owned since 1966 and preserved since 1984. It has won many awards since then.
NVK 341NVK 3411950AEC Regent III 9612a NCB H30/26RDavid Slater AEC Regent III with Northern Coachbuilders, was new as Newcastle Corporation 341 in 1950.
RHN 548RHN 5481952Austin K8 Plaxton Venturer coach body.Keith Kitching This small 14 seater coach was a Plaxton exhibit at the 1952 Commercial Motor Show, before being delivered to Scott's Greys of Darlington. The company was formed in 1919 by Fred Scott who died in 1952. The business was taken over by Reg and Marion Hunter and RHN 548 was their first new coach. It was sold to Grierson's Coaches of Fishburn in 1956 and in the late 1970's ended up in a scrapyard in Ossett. Rescued by enthusiasts in 1984 it was restored and is in preserved in its original livery. "Maid Marion" has been owned by Keith and Chris Kitching of Scarborough since 2005.
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
LHS 851956Morris OxfordA L Colquhoun The vehicle was purchased in 1973 for the current owner's son. Column gear change converted to floor change. Semaphore signal changed to flashers. Further work is required.
735 LME1957MG ZB VaritoneDerek Cansfield Owned by me for 2 years
UFJ 292UFJ 2921957Guy Arab IV Massey H30/26RKarl Shaw New to Exeter Corporation as No. 52, later operated for Shaw Brothers in Bishop Auckland area in 1971, and later passed onto United Atomobile Services in 1975, and with the current owner since September 1992. preserved in memory of John Shaw
580 PMD1958MG Magnette ZBJohn Carrahar
OSK 8181958Hillman MinxJohn Cousin Owned since 1990
VYK 2081958Ford Zephyr MKII Hi-line in Richmond BlueJohn Eden Three owners from new. Spent most of its life in the Channel Islands. Converted to LPG gas. Restored over last winter
YPT 796YPT 7961958AEC Reliance MU3RV, Roe C41CMartyn Callaghan New to E W Wilson (Economic) as No.3. Acquired by Tyne & Wear PTE in Jan 1975 but disposed of immediately to North's at Sherburn in Elmet. Saw further service with a traveller, complete with coal fire, before being saved for preservation. Restored by Alan And John Purvis. Now owned by Martyn Callaghan from Hemingfield, near Barnsley.
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.
WXV 3821959Ford Zodiac Mk2Kevin Ainsley
XSU 521XSU 5211959MGATony Jones
390 BXP390 BXP1961Ford Consul Mk2Kevin Ainsley
CSJ 5701961Ford Consul 375 convertableJohn Eden Ford Consul mark 2 convertable. Fully restored 10 years ago. Average is 150 miles a year only comes out in good weather
FAS 3581961Jaguar 3.4 Mk2 saloonJames Bays Has been restored. Owned the car for 12 years
YLH 6571961Morris JB Post Office vanStuart MacDonald Ex GPO van. Last of the JBs. Spent all of its working life in Cardiff. Acquired for preservation by present owner 11 years ago
811 BWR811 BWR1962Bristol SUL4A, ECW B36FTrevor Leach New to the West Yorkshire Road Car Company and ran from Malton and York depots. Withdrawn in 1972 and sold via a dealer to Wolfreton School, Hull. Later sold to BP Chemicals at Saltend Refinery and used on internal works transport within the plant. Presented by BP for preservation in 1983 and kept at Sandtoft Trolleybus Museum, where some restoration work was carried out, but this was not completed and it passed to the present owner in 1993 in a generally poor condition. Since acquisition much restoration work has been carried out and the vehicle is now tested to full PSV standard once again, although only used to attend rallies and running days
BSL 689BSL 6891962Ford Capri Classic 315Brian Prince On going restoration
EGM 176EGM 1761962Ford Zodiac Mk2Eddie Crann Restored after 45 years off road.
GSL 964GSL 9641962Rolls Royce Silver Cloud III four-door saloon.Grahame McDonald This was the last Rolls-Royce car completed in 1962. Previous owners include the Duke of Rutland.
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.
827 UVK827 UVK1963Ford Consul Classic 1500 ccIan Davison Becoming quite rare. Sold new in Newcastle and spent all its life in the North East. Spent several years as a showpiece at Pattersons Ford garage at Shiremoor. Appeared in Heartbeat and several episodes of Inspector George Gently series 7 on BBC
ADN 761B1964Morris Oxford four-door saloonEddie Hartley All original. Finished in BMC Black with red leather interior. Only 2 previous owners and covered just 45000 miles.
BDG 241B1964Jaguar Mark 2 3.4 litreJohn Ward First registered in Gloucester in August 1964. A previous owner used the vehicle as a wedding car. Bought by current owner in March 2011
EUP 405BEUP 405B1964AEC Routemaster 3R2RH, Park Royal H41/31FDavid Slater New to Northern General as fleet no. 2105; one of only 50 built for use outside London; used for medium-distance services until preserved in 1980. Restored in the original livery in which it entered service.
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.
HCH 523C1965MG Midget MkIIAlan Cleghorn It an extensive body/chassis rebuild during the 1990's. I bought it May 2012 and have since done a comprehensive mechanical overhaul including rebuilds of engine, gearbox, brakes, electrics, steering/suspension and interior trim
HPO 986C1965Morris LD AmbulanceAlan Griffiths Body by Wadham Stringer. Ex Sussex County Ambulance Service. Bought several years ago as a converted camper & restored to accident ambulance spec. Powered by BMC 2.2 petrol engine. This ambulance has appeared on several TV shows over the years.
EFV 173D1966Singer GazelleSteven Ainsley Peserved by the present owner.
GKA 459DGKA 459D1966Ford Anglia 105EKeith Tait Ford Anglia 105E (12 valve) Eight in the engine and 4 in the radio!!
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.
NTU 339DNTU 339D1966Riley KestrelsHoward Ellis An upmarket version of the best-selling BMC 1100/1300 range during the 60s & early 70s One of 2.25 million BMC ADO16 series of 1100/1300s manufactured. About 50 Riley Kestrels left now!
PBY 370DPBY 370D1966Mercedes-Benz 250SEAllan Errington Previously registered KLY 1D Un-restored car
ECU 201EECU 201E1967Bristol RESL6L with Eastern Coachworks bodyPhil Logie This bus was the first Leyland-engined Bristol RE to be delivered to a non-Tilling operator. It was sold by Busways in 1977 for service with a succession of further operators before reacquisition in 1988. It has been preserved since 1998.
JKJ 881EJKJ 881E1967Morris Minor 1000Barry Noble Two door Black saloon. We are the third owners from new and have owned "Myna" for 35 years.
LJN 846ELJN 846E1967VW Split Screen MicrobusDave Parkin
NCR 115FNCR 115F1967Hillman HunterKenneth Gill
SMK 686FSMK 686F1967AEC Routemaster Park Royal H40/32RTed Jones New to London Transport as RML 2686, one of the last batch of RML's in service and latterly run by Arriva until the demise of RM operation in London. The bus was refurbished some years ago and was fitted with a Cummins engine, bought by Cooper of Annitsford, Northumberland, and acquired from them by present owner in 2005 after driving it up from London. On going restoration to its 1968 looks.
LFS 296FLFS 296F1968Bristol VRTLL Open TopKeith Andrews Chassis 117 ex Eastern Scottish passed to Southdown Motor Services Ltd in 1973 as a swap for a Bristol Lodekka and then to Alder Valley in 1980. It was converted to open top in 1983 and was withdrawn in February 1992. It then was used in Scarborough by Shoreline Suncruisers until 1997 when it passed to Lallys Coach Hire, Spiddal, County Galway, Republic of Ireland and was withdrawn from service in April 2000. It then returned to the UK for preservation
NOU 252F1968Morris Minor ConvertableChris and Anne Jarvis Original convertible in Old English White
CXF 161GCXF 161G1969FD Victor 2000Steve King This is a 1968 built FD Victor 2000. Registered 1st Jan ?69 in Peacock Blue. The car had two owners in its 3 years of use and was eventually parked up in garage by its Vauxhall enthusiast owner. He bought an UNREGISTERED Bedford CF camper in 1972 to go on holiday. Whilst using another Bedford van as every day transport, the CF camper sat in front of the garage blocking the doorway. The camper was never registered and the Victor, which only ever had ONE M.O.T, had never seen the light of day until 2005. The car returned to the road in 2006 with just 20k on the clock. Currently has 34,000 miles and is unrestored except a repaint.
MTM 449H1969MGB GTDennis Hope
TVK 938G1969Morris Minor 1000Vince Curry Morris Minor 1000 4 door saloon. Two owners from new, in everyday use with a total mileage over 240,000 miles.
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
114 BOB114 BOB1970Vauxhall Viva HB EstateRobert Meldrum Formerly YLT 323H
BDA 56HBDA 56H1970Ford Consul Corsair 2Ltr V4 John Cubby Low mileage 2 owner totally original car
CTN 695J1971Reliant Scimitar GTEArthur Scott Preserved by the current owner
DUK 450J1971Rover 2000 TCDavid Carrahar
YCV 748JYCV 748J1971Morris Traveller Susan Cook Modified 1300cc engine & servo assisted brakes in Old English White finish.
4645 IW1972MG B GTIan Wood
ATC 451LATC 451L1972Ford Granada Mk1 Consul GTJohn Smith Rare very early model of the Mk I Consul GT, production of this model only started in August 1972.
GDC 401LGDC 401L1972VW BeetleJohn Hope
GDM 283KGDM 283K1972Reliant Scimitar GTEBrian Hodgson
HTY 523LHTY 523L1972Vauxhall FE Victor 2300cc SaloonWilliam Wilson Manufactured 1972, registered 1973. Owned since 1975. Original except for 2 front wings fitted 1989.
MVK 130LMVK 130L1972MGB GTNorman Rose MGB GT Built in 1972 but not registered until March 1973. Last chrome bumper MGB variation before the change to rubber bumper. Restored 16 years ago by the previous owner. Member of the North East Restoration Club
MYF 695LMYF 695L1972Hillman Hunter GL saloonJohn Barclay
VDO 941L1972Triumph 1500 FWDJohn Pringle
NHH 139MNHH 139M1974Ford Escort MK1 RS 2000Philip Eden One of the last MK1 Escorts before MK2 launched. Finished in Ermine White with Blue trim
YFY 4MYFY 4M1974Leyland National MK1Stephen Foster Leyland National MK1. One of 8 dual doored nationals delivered new to Southport Corporation in 1974. Yesterbus acquired this vehicle in to the fleet in 2008 and she retains her original 510 engine.
JAJ 293NJAJ 293N1975Bristol RELL6L ECW B46DJames Nielsen Single Deck Dual Door Bristol RE, ex Hartlepool Borough Transport. Operated in Service from May 1975 to November 1997, when it was withdrawn by Stagecoach. Last RE to operate in the town and the last bus in Hartlepool Maroon & Cream Livery
NBR 762PNBR 762P1975Reliant Super Robin 850William L Briggs Owned since 1983, used as everyday transport for owner when a bus driver, still going well today. Very well maintained by myself former mechanic come bus driver
PSR 777R1976Ford Escort RS 2000Mark Sams
RGF 231PRGF 231P1976Bristol LHS6L with Plaxton C33F bodyworkMichael Burke The vehicle was new to Epsom Coaches in 1976 then to G E Sykes of Appleton Roebuck near York. It was acquired by the current owner in 2003.
WRM 554SWRM 554S1978Land Rover Series III 109" HCB/Angus L4P Fire ApplianceMalcolm Paul New to British Steel's Barrow works, Cumbria in 1978 until sold to Bowater Tissue Manufacturers, Barrow-in-Furness, in 1983. Passed to a major motor museum in early 2001 but sold in late 2001 to the current owner who has restored it to running order. Total mileage is only 11,800 miles.
DEF 525T1979MiniJohn Cooper
JKH 194VJKH 194V1979Leyland Leopard/Plaxton Supreme C53FTony Hull Plaxton Supreme IV bodywork, ex National Express (East Yorkshire). It then went to Cherry Coaches of Hull, before returning to East Yorkshire Motor Services, it spent some it's later years with Lee's of Durham, Classic of Annfield Plain, and Scarlet Band Coaches all in the Durham area, before being preserved by the present owner Mr Tony Hull.
RFC 22T1979MGB RoadsterPeter Redhead Black
EJR 111WEJR 111W1980Leyland Atlantean AN68C/2R with Alexander double-deck body. Treble One Group (M Mackenzie) New to Tyne and Wear PTE in 1981; it passed to Busways in 1986. It worked first at City Busways from Byker then most of its time at Slatyford on Fastline services. It had brief spells on Magicbus and at Sunderland and ended up at Stagecoach Transit from where it was bought by the Treble-one Group in 2004. It is restored in Newcastle Busways livery.
XBR 644V1980Morris Marina 440 7cwt VanM Sidney Purchased new by the current owner for his carpet business. Used as a private vehicle from 2000. First entered in classic shows from 2004. Won various other awards. Also won its class at the Tyne Tees Run for the last 7 years.
EPT 540XEPT 540X1981Rolls-Royce Silver SpiritGrahame McDonald Appeared in a number of 'background' shots in the recent TV series "Cars That Rock" presented by Brian Johnson
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.
SCD 693X1981Leyland Leopard Plaxton C53FGeorge Richardson Leyland Leopard with Plaxton Supreme V body
BVF 29Y1982Austin Mini Metro 1.0LG Bayles
CKB 166XCKB 166X1982Leyland National Mark 2Stephen Foster New to Merseyside Passenger Transport Executive in 1982 and its metamorphosis into MTL and Arriva. It was sold and stored from about 2000, thence worked with Gilmoss Training. Yesterbus acquired this vehicle in to the fleet in 2006 and she retains her original 680 engine.
EDM 795XEDM 795X1982Reliant Scimitar GTEChris Steele Low mileage vehicle, less than 36,000 miles
FFE 60XFFE 60X1982Ford Cortina MK 5 Crusader 1.6Jim Collins Standard unmolested Cortina Crusader in near original condition
POF 967Y1982Austin Mini Metro V'P automatic.G Bayles
WCD 783Y1982Dennis RS/SS Pump Escape Fire EngineTerry Robertson New in 1982 to East Sussex Fire Brigade in Brighton, equipped and operational, attended the 1984 IRA Brighton Grand Hotel bombing. Brighton was one of the last Brigades to operate and keep the pump escapes. 10.5 litre diesel engine, automatic, 12.5 Tons in weight, 50 FT ladder & 9 miles to the gallon.
A351 HLD1983Rover SD1 2600sSean Hannah
CUI 841CUI 8411984Leyland Tiger, Duple Caribbean Mark 2 C51F ZF 6 Speed gear boxKenneth Wilkinson New in 1984, ran between North West and London on Rapide services for Ribble. Purchased from Fosters of Hetton in 1994 and still in semi use. Named Lady Pamela. This vehicle was completely refurbished in 2006.
B517 KCU1985Jaguar XJ6Malcolm Ross Has had a LPG conversion
C804 FAH1985Ford Escort GhiaMark Sams
C848 TLNC848 TLN1985Ford Granada 2.8 Ghia X Estate, WhiteGlen Grimes In excellent condition, with only 49K miles on the clock
D122 JWW1986Nissan SunnyTom Thompson Nissan Sunny Spirit 1.5 SGL - Used Daily
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
E430 YNU1987Ford Escort Mk 4 Ghia 1.6Neil Spears Current owner rescued vehicle in May 2011 from East Midlands to bring back to Teesside. A recent gearbox rework carried out to keep it on the road for a good few years ahead.
G495 VTNG495 VTN1989Ford Sierra 20dohc Ghia NECFC/NECPWA One family owned from new 47500 mile with full history and every mot
G607 SGKG607 SGK1990GMC G2500 Vandura Day Van 5.7 V8 Petrol Andrew Murley
ANZ 37181991Ford Granada MinsterIan Davison 1 of only 6 left registered. new to Tyne Tees TV then Automobile Association
J362 UNB1992Volvo 240SE EstateFrank Headen White, Automatic Owned since 2009.
J845 CEVJ845 CEV1992Chevrolet Grumman LLV. US Postal Services VanPaul Gray US Postal Services Van. Right Hand drive as standard. Believed to be only one of 4 in the UK.
L485 WJRL485 WJR1993Rover Mini Italian JobKevin Leadbitter Original unrestored mini, 7,500 miles from new
JK 88001994Mazda RX7 Twin TurboBarry Cutler
L38 OVW1994Ford Fiesta 1.1 lx java blueDanny Howard Coming up 20 years old classic 1.1 lx Ford fiesta, great car and now quite rare
L809 DKN1994Jaguar XJS 4.0 Litre CoupeWilliam Ibbetson 3 owners from new