Photofile: 2015 Veteran Car Run in Thornton Heath

LEE TOWNSEND, of the Croydon Photography Forum, was up at the crack of a sparrow’s fart today to capture the Edwardian splendour of the annual Veteran’s Car Run as it processed through Thornton Heath

Negotiating corners, such as the right-hand turn at Thornton Heath, can be a struggle for some of the old cars. Photo copyright Lee Townsend

Negotiating corners, such as the right-hand turn at Thornton Heath, can be a struggle for some of the old cars. Photo copyright Lee Townsend

It was not long after 7.30am when the first veterans began to pootle through Croydon today

It was not long after 7.30am when the first veterans began to pootle through Croydon today. Photo copyright Lee Townsend

Some of the vehicles making the journey to Brighton today were more than 100 years old. Photo copyright Lee Townsend

Some of the vehicles making the journey to Brighton today were more than 100 years old.
Photo copyright Lee Townsend

The 60-mile journey on a fresh autumn morning requires the drivers and their passengers to wrap up warm. Photo copyright Lee Townsend

The 60-mile journey on a fresh autumn morning requires the drivers and their passengers to wrap up warm. Photo copyright Lee Townsend

The vintage cars need to negotiate fully open roads, with suburban Sunday traffic. Photo copyright Lee Townsend

The vintage cars need to negotiate fully open roads, with suburban Sunday traffic.
Photo copyright Lee Townsend

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