Drive It Day 2016

Drive It Day 2016

Welldone to Neil yet again for organising a suburb Drive it Day this year, with 30 plus cars participating, it was well supported. Nice Drive on a nice day, with a lunch at then end, well done.
Wedding of Alex and Louise

Wedding of Alex and Louise

Bev and I were lucky enough to be invited to the Wedding In true fashion they had the Singer and Ruby the VW Camper, in attendance. Richard had a panic moment when the battery failed shortly before driving the Bride to the Church and a quick trip to Halfords to...
Titchfield Carnival 2015

Titchfield Carnival 2015

Club was well represented at this years event, well done everyone  
Stephen Emery's fleet of Cars

Stephen Emery’s fleet of Cars

Stephen had to move all his cars out into the street to access his classic motorbikes
The Rainbow Centre

The Rainbow Centre

I am incredibly pleased to announce that our new Charity for the next 2 years will be THE RAINBOW CENTRE in FAREHAM We inspire and motivate at The Rainbow Centre we  support children with Cerebral Palsy and adults with a stroke, MS and Parkinson’s, adult Cerebral Palsy, Head Injury and their...
Drive Out Day Sunday 20th September 2015

Drive Out Day Sunday 20th September 2015

Big thanks to Tom for organising a great drive out through the country roads, we all met at Romsey Rapids  and had a great drive barring all the cyclist to The Bridge Inn. Here are some photos thanks to Sheila
Snetterton Cup @ Goodwood

Snetterton Cup @ Goodwood

Brandon Barnes was once again successful in the Snetterton Cup at The Goodwood Revival this year claiming 2nd Place Well Done Brandon
Sarisbury Fete June 13, 2015

Sarisbury Fete June 13, 2015

The Sarisbury fete held last Saturday 13 June was a big sucess on a small scale A pleasant afternoon was had–not over-run with cars per se but some quality vehicles turned up; The offer to sit in the cars an have photos taken for a donation £ 1.00 to the...
Locks Heath Centre Charity Car Show 2015

Locks Heath Centre Charity Car Show 2015

Great turnout today everyone with over 5o great cars, 2000 tweets , hope we raised a good amount for our Charity The Discovery Sailing Trust
Classics on the Quay  _ Shamrock Quay Southampton Feb 2015

Classics on the Quay _ Shamrock Quay Southampton Feb 2015

A few Club members supported this event last Sunday, well done    
Romsey Restorations bought by Club Members

Romsey Restorations bought by Club Members

            Classic Car Company Romsey Restorations has recently been bought by LHCCC members St.John West and Martin Biggs. Romsey Restorations has be trading from its current premises on Romsey Trading Estate for 27 years and has earned an enviable reputation for all aspects of the...
Titchfield Carnival 2014

Titchfield Carnival 2014

As usual Chris Cooke laid on a great event with over 100 classic cars, about 35% coming from our club, well done
Jim's Panhard  (his Story)

Jim’s Panhard (his Story)

OK–  I enclose some  photos . as said   the car looked  ok  from 30 feet away… Once the  paint was off it an ugly truth came to the light–old  ‘get-it-thru -an-MOT-  1970’s bodgery panel gaps that  were uneven, dings, ripples, creases in panels, but most especially corrosion of epic proportions...
Silverstone Classic July 2014

Silverstone Classic July 2014

Two dozen Club members attended the Silverstone Classic, where we had our own stand. The general view was the event was superb, great value, very entertaining and well organised.              
New Meeting Venue for Club Meetings

New Meeting Venue for Club Meetings

Please be advised that all future meetings of the club will now be held at Strawberry Field Tavern Locks Heath District Centre, Southampton SO31 6DX   2nd Thursday each month at 1930 hours
Locks Heath Shopping Centre Display 2014

Locks Heath Shopping Centre Display 2014

Great turnout to raise funds for Discovery Sailing Trust.
Castle Coombe Retro Day June 2014

Castle Coombe Retro Day June 2014

Some hardy members made the run to Castle Coombe for the Classic & Retro Day on Saturday despite very heavy rain and then back again on Sunday for the Magic Day in Aid of the Teenage Cancer Trust, where we helped raise £10k.  
Less Hay More Speed - Nick Revels Hill-climbing

Less Hay More Speed – Nick Revels Hill-climbing

A great weekend at Gurston Speed Hill Climb, great weather and some good time were posted.Here are some photos of how to Hill Climb , Nick Revels style otherwise know as Farmer Giles in his hairdressers car.                          ...
Inaugural Club Treasure Hunt and BBQ

Inaugural Club Treasure Hunt and BBQ

Well the weather stayed good for our first ever Club BBQ, this was preceded by a Treasure Hunt, which was organised by Neil and a good job too. Here with some photos to remember a great day
Heritage Insurance

Heritage Insurance

     News February 2014   New insurance benefits for Locks Heath Classic Car Club members through Heritage Insurance   The Locks Heath Classic Car Club is pleased to announce that it has negotiated a deal with specialist insurance broker, Heritage Classic Car Insurance, securing discounted insurance premiums for club...
Nicks Mini

Nicks Mini

  Mini sprite shell, full roll cage, buckets , harnesses, mini clubman style fibreglass flipfront, Mighty Mini Challenge spec suspension and brakes, A+ series 1380cc stage 4 engine, 100BHP & 100Ft/lB , alloys , miglia arches and lots personal touches.
For Sale

For Sale

For sale 91 neon project, needs a panels , rear valence (Included) and passenger sill , small hole in front passenger arch , includes all glass, doors ,3 boots, steel removable front , 1275 engine and all ancillaries , replica 3 leg cage, cobra buckets and a shed load of...

Lancaster Insurance

  15% – 20% Discount for Club Members  Lancaster Insurance wish to support  the club and greatly appreciate our offer of placing a link on ourweb page to Lancaster Insurance.  We are happy to offer enhanced club discounts of 15-25% for all of your members that contact us and mention that they heard of us through the Locks Heath Classic Car Club.  I have attached a Lancaster Logo and the URL that links directly to our website. click on link below which will log the number of times your club has asked for quotes. http://www.lancasterinsurance.co.uk/locksheath If you or your members have any feedback/suggestions on how we can enhance our service to you, please feel free to contact me and I’ll be more than happy to help. Kind Regards  Andrew Misseldine Car Club Manager Lancaster Insurance Services LimitedTel:  01375 306131 or 07787 526281 Email:  Andrew.Misseldine@lancasterinsurance.co.uk    
Jim's Panhard Restoration

Jim’s Panhard Restoration

Here are some images and narrative from Jim, reference his latest project.   This is the project and below is an interesting article from Jim reference door card restoration I next attacked the door cards.. I was initially intending to use  3 mm marine ply– but experimenting with the staple...
Two articles recently published regarding members cars

Two articles recently published regarding members cars

Lee Bishops  Escort Having just recieved my email about neil fletchers contribution to octane magazine, i thought i’d let you know my own little unassuming mk1 escort is featured in this months ‘Classic Ford’ magazine. Whilst it may look pretty plain and simple, it is in fact one of the...
Titchfield Carnival  October  27th 2013

Titchfield Carnival October 27th 2013

LHCCC Club cars made up over a third of the 70 odd cars that turned up to support the afternoon parade. Started with a static display in the Village Square followed by a drive through cavalcade leading the afternoon procession.
Warsash Festival 2013

Warsash Festival 2013

Over 60 Classic Cars attended this event, with the lions share being LHCCC members Cars, a great day, superb weather and great organisation . The Club really enjoyed supporting this local event and look forward to repeating it in 2 years time.
Popham Aerodrome Classic Car Show May 2013

Popham Aerodrome Classic Car Show May 2013

We had a good turnout of Club cars at this very well organised event, some lovely classic cars and airplanes as well.
Spa Classic  May 2013

Spa Classic May 2013

10 Cars and 14 members made the trip to the Spa Classic in Belgium in May 2013, a great event despite cold damp weather, 2 cars unfortunately broke down but have now been repatriated in the UK with their owners.
First Goodwood Breakfast of 2013

First Goodwood Breakfast of 2013

6  Cars from the Club had a good run out to the first Goodwood Breakfast of the season, cold but mainly dry day.
Heritage Motor Museum - Gaydon  Club Expo Day

Heritage Motor Museum – Gaydon Club Expo Day

Nick and I were invited to represent our Club at the National Heritage Motor Museum – Gaydon 3td March 2013 This was there Club Expo Day, whereby they show cased the facilities, we attended a number of interesting seminars as well. Here are some images of the Museum and Cars...
Bournemouth Classics on the Prom New Years Day

Bournemouth Classics on the Prom New Years Day

A few images from the run to Bournemouth on New Years Day 2013

Le Mans Classic Trip 2012

You tube link to my track lap is:- http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o2rM9ad2_tM&feature=g-upl
Freshwater Lifeboat Fundraising at Locks Heath Centre

Freshwater Lifeboat Fundraising at Locks Heath Centre

What a fantastic event yesterday, although we got our fair share of rain, it was a great turn out by all. Lots of nice comments from local people viewing locally owned cars. Will post how much we raised , when Rob gives me the details Well done and thanks to...
Burseldon Brickworks Cars Cars Cars

Burseldon Brickworks Cars Cars Cars

Great turnout on Sunday 9 cars in all, thanks to everyone. Herewith some images
Drive It Day last Sunday

Drive It Day last Sunday

A big thanks to Neil He created a superb Drive it route, with turn by turn instructions and a map. This did not stop some of us getting lost, we ended up in Winchester and I blame my wife, navigation has never been her strong point. We had 7 cars...

Bursledon brickworks

Hi Everyone Malcolm has spotted this and suggests we go along to the 13th of May Event as a Club. Great idea I think, please post comments accordingly.  I will contact the Brickworks for details .Thanks
Goodwood Breakfast Club

Goodwood Breakfast Club

The Goodwood Breakfast Club is now five years young, so celebrate the end of the fifth event season in style with the ‘Dream Grid’, as voted by the Breakfast Club fans. All-wheel-drive vehicles will also be welcome, from Jeeps to Jensen FFs. Sunday 6th November Maybe we should all go...
New Website

New Website

Well here we are folks the new website up and running, many thanks to my son Tim for his great work. To make this work it will need input form everyone in the club although I will attempt the administration, such as uploading images and events as you post them. At...
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Mark Collins Cars

Mark Collins Cars

Paul Barnes cars

Paul Barnes cars

Paul has three cars, here our two of them and he also has an MG TD 1951 which currently is in the process of a 7 year restoration
Richard Hazelgrove

Richard Hazelgrove

Richard also has a fleet of classic cars, 2 x MGB’s, 1 Singer and 1 Midge
Jim Baumann

Jim Baumann

Jim currently has  a fleet of 6 classic vehicles, here is a selection of photos classic cars, here is a selection of photos
JD's Cobra

JD’s Cobra

Here;s JD’s Cobra in the distinctive Lambo Burnt Orange colour, hand built V8 from JRV8 pumping out 230 BHP.
Mark Steinson

Mark Steinson

Marks Vitesse with a 2 litre straight six, sports exhaust and  100+ Octavo wheels

Pen-Ink Impressions of Classic cars

Hello, I am a photographer/ designer working in a small studio in Preston, Lancashire. One line of my work is producing unique sketch-like images (I call them pen & ink impressions) from customers photographs, they work really well with classic vehicles & so I am alerting individuals and organisations such as yours. I can supply just the digital...

Thursday 12th January Meeting

Hi everyone Happy New Year! I visited the Sir Joseph Paxton today and had a chat with Nick the Landlord. He is more the happy that we have chosen his Pub as our new meeting venue, he also runs the Cobb & Pen at Wallington, so we should also have a run out there as...

Leaflets/Le Mans Classic 2012

Just to let you all know, I have today delivered 20 leaflets to Fareham Borough Council for displaying in the Council Notice Boards spread throughout the Locks Heath, Titchfield, Sarisbury Green etc area. These will go on display from 17th November and should generate some response and hopefully new members. Further news is that TSSC...
Western Wards Gazette Feature

Western Wards Gazette Feature

The Locks Heath Classic Car Club’s first publicity came from an initiative by Nick Revels, he made contact with the Western Wards Gazette and they sent the lovely Rachel along to take some photographs and interview us all. We even had to move the the local park behind Admirals Road to enable her to photograph...