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EAST Group

The L&B's East Anglia Support Team (EAST) are busy restoring L&B heritage vehicles at Great Yeldham in Essex. Given the geographic area and the number of members resident therein, it is hoped that through this page we can raise even more awareness of where we are, what we do, when we do it, etc, etc. as we do want to encourage even more volunteers at Great Yeldham. To read more about our work on the heritage vehicles CLICK HERE

EAST GROUP - JUNE LATEST

Jun
19

All materials and carriage parts should be moved by end of this month.

 

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The final days of Great Yeldham Carriage Works Part 2

May
22

Pete and Julia Snashall have sent over these photos of last weekends move from Great Yeldham to Fridaywood Farm in Colchester - a 45 minutes drive away!

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The final days of Great Yeldham Carriage Works Part 1

May
22

Dave Gandell has sent us these photos of the "big move" out of Great Yeldham.

On the Tuesday's team were Malcolm Adnett, Steve Arthurs ,Mlke Dee, Dave & Tony Ely, Dave Gandell, John Myhill, Derrick Plyer & Richard Wadeson.

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The sad end of Great Yeldham Carriage Works

Apr
24

 


As our lease at Great Yeldham comes to an end, we are dismantling everything ready to transport it all to our new workshop near Colchester.

Posted By Keith Vingoe read more

March update EAST Group

Mar
13

Latest from Great Yeldham

Although anticipated for the past three years - it is now official - we have been given notice to quit the workshop site at Great Yeldham in the next 6 weeks. Consequently we have to cancel this years open-day.

We are looking at various options but before we do anything, do any of our members in Essex know of any suitable workshop - barn etc that we could use in the area of north Essex - preferably on or near a bus route.?

Posted By Keith Vingoe read more

EAST Christmas Lunch

Dec
23
2016

The EAST Group took an extended lunch break for their Christmas Lunch at Mel's  Munch Cafe - a few hundred yards from the workshop.

1. A very enjoyable meal was had by all with two thirds of the team able to attend the lunch.

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Carriage & Wagon Works - UPDATE 10-12-16

Dec
10
2016

An early Christmas present arrived at Great Yeldham Carriage and Wagon Works on Tuesday.

The A frame and winch will be a great asset when lifting the completed carriage sections. This is on long-term loan from Steve Arthurs Project Management Contracts Ltd.

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December UPDATE from the C & W Dept. at Great Yeldham 2016

Dec
04
2016

Latest news from the Carriage and Wagon Department at Great Yeldham December 2016

Well it's been a while but work continues on L&BR No.5 (a composite carriage).

Pete & Julia Snashall recently visited and took the following photos:

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Latest UPDATE from the C & W Dept. at Great Yeldham

Apr
20
2016

Latest news from the Carriage and Wagon Department at Great Yeldham 17th April 2016

We continue to work on No.5 (a composite carriage). Here is what has been happening at Great Yeldham

The following items have been worked on by the volunteers at the carriage and wagon works.

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Progress on Carriage No.5 - EAST Group

Apr
09
2016

Whilst David and Tony Ely were busy in the wood machine shop, Steve Arthurs and John Myhill were busy assembling the frames of the 3rd class seats.

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