Tag Archives: London to Brighton Veteran Car Rally

PICTURE SPECIAL: Veteran Car Run returns to Croydon

After a two-year diversion (roadworks on the A23 at Brixton Hill, as it happens), the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run chugged and puffed its way through Croydon once again yesterday morning, with hundreds of vintage vehicles having their annual … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, History, Transport | Tagged | 1 Comment

Yasmin Le Bon revs up a supermodel for the Veteran Car Run

From Norbury through Thornton Heath, under the Flyover and down through South Croydon into Purley and on to Coulsdon, the Veteran Car Run returns to Croydon’s roads this Sunday after a two-year absence, with celebs and vintage vehicles dazzling in … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Charity, Coulsdon, History, Norbury, Purley | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Watch the London to Brighton car run, Norbury Green, Nov 4

Posted in Activities, Community associations, Norbury, Norbury Green Residents' Association | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Veteran Car Run to return to the streets of Croydon in 2018

The London to Brighton Veteran Car Run will return to the roads of Croydon on November 4, but this time with the highly polished old bangers pootling down a street near you from two separate directions. Last autumn the car … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Coulsdon, Fairfield, History, Norbury, Purley, Thornton Heath, Transport | Tagged | Leave a comment

Veteran Car Run picture special: from south London to the sea

As a crisp and chilly London was still covered by darkness, nearly 400 pioneering veteran cars, their intrepid drivers and plucky passengers gathered in Hyde Park waiting for daybreak to signal the start of the annual London to Brighton Run. … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Broad Green, Coulsdon, History, Norbury, Purley, Thornton Heath, Transport, Waddon | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

From Norbury to Coulsdon, Veteran Car Run on your doorstep

One of the great celebrations of eccentric British life will be pottering through Croydon early tomorrow morning. More than 400 veteran cars, their drivers and passengers – many in period costume – will have set off from Hyde Park at … Continue reading

Posted in Activities, Coulsdon, History, Norbury, Purley, Thornton Heath, Transport | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Activities, Croydon Photography Forum, Thornton Heath, Transport | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment