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EAST Group

The L&B's East Anglia Support Team (EAST) are busy restoring L&B heritage vehicles at Friday Wood Farm, Colchester. 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 Friday Wood Farm. To read more about our work on the heritage vehicles CLICK HERE

EAST Group AGM, 2nd June 2018

May
16

The EAST Group invite all L&BR Trust Members to our EAST Group AGM on Saturday, 2nd June 2018 at Abberton & Langenhoe Village Hall, 15, Sawkins Close, Langenhoe, Colchester CO5 7LU. CLICK HERE for more details.

Doors open at 1.30pm and food will be available from 2.00pm (a donation would be much appreciated) with the meeting commencing at 3.00pm.

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EAST Group May UPDATE

May
03

Chas Summers has sent us a few photos showing progress at Fridaywood Farm

1. Woody Bay regular Jim Pounds visited us last week.

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Latest on Carriage No.5

Apr
26

This short report from Charles Summers

The underframe is under construction at the FR due for delivery in June.

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EAST Group News

Feb
07

Assembly of Carriage No.5 commences at Fridaywood Farm.

Now that the assembly stallages have been set-out, the commencement of the assembly of Carriage No.5 can begin

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EAST Group: January Report

Jan
15

The “Painting Team” in the "paint shop" for the paint bash. By the end of the day 110 boards had been painted.

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July Update from the East Group - UPDATED!

Jul
26
2017

EAST Group Chairman Tony Ely recently sent us this report


We have moved into Unit 11 at Friday Wood Farm, Colchester and the old unit at Great Yeldham is in the last stages of being handed back to the landlord. All that needs to be done is a good tidy up and fill the skip and hand the key back and then Great Yeldham will no longer be the East Group's base.Will everyone please note - do not go to Great Yeldham as it will soon be a construction site!

Progress at the new base is as follows:

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EAST GROUP - JUNE LATEST

Jun
19
2017

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
2017

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
2017

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
2017

 


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.

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