"The New club for Owners and Enthusiasts of Bedford's... and other historic commercial vehicles with GM/Bedford company connections




For all enquiries about recovering a vehicle registration number and all verification enquiries

Please e mail our sister organisation griffin@griffintrust.org







(Bedford parts suppliers are now in the members area)



Still earning its keep.

Spotted in Culdrose Cornwall.Thanks to Sam Fold for the photo.



















They are still out there!







BEC at the Donington Truck show 2016


The Club Stand at Donington 2016


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Ian Sponner's TK horsebox on the Club Stand at Donington



A new Book for Christmas

buses and coaches


Bedford Buses and Coaches

by Nigel R.B. Furness

Provides a detailed review of the entire range of purpose-built Public Service Vehicle (PSV) bus and coach chassis that carried the Bedford name

from 1931 until production ceased in 1986. Illustrated thoughout, this book includes detailed descriptions of the Bedford petrol and diesel engine

as well as other manufacturers engines that were used.


On sale by the BEC at the discounted price of
£33.95 inc postage

contact info@tbec.info for more info






Bedfords on the Trans Pennine Run.


26 Bedfords took part in the 2016 Trans Pennine Run. Some old faces and some new.

Photos By Courtesy of Roy Dodsworth



Date for your 2017 Calender

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Bedfords at Work Recovering a Ditched Tanker

Photo by courtesy of Jon Beech Recovery





A very rare 6 Wheeled Bedford O Type, seen at Bloxham Steam Fair.







2016 Bedford Gathering photos




Bedfords At the AEC Show Newark











Concours winner at London to Brighton

BEC Member Andy Usher's 1954 Bedford S type Tanker won the outright Concours

at the HCVS London to Brighton Run 2016.

In addition Andy won the Special Tanker class and the Best Bedford in show.




Now - Read "The Bedford Legend " online

The latest issue is downloadable / readable on our Members Only page




Discounted Classic Vehicle Insurance for Club Members




Also Workshop Manuals on CD for Club Members


Log in to your Members Area for details.




A collection of pictures of Bedfords still working in the United Arab Emirates


Thanks to Andy Breeden for sending these to BEC




Club Stand 2016 Shows

Our Club Stand will be at the following shows in 2016


Bedford Gathering Ellesmere Port 21st - 22nd May See Here


VBOA Show Billing 16th - 17th July (Club AGM) See Here


Donington Classic Truck Show 29th October See Here


There may be others, Watch this space!


The BEC Club Stand At Norwich

A superb turnout of Bedfords





The BEC Club Stand at Brough and Kirby Steven Classic Commercial Show 2016

with David Robinsons 1932 WS Bedford


More Brough and Kirby Steven pictures





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Club Webmaster Alwin Harrison's family business Recovery fleet from around 1980.

The TK had a second car hydraulic lift in the tail.

It was powered by a 300 Petrol with Air over brakes, 5 Speed overdrive box plus a high ratio diff and was good for 70MPH.

Plans to fit a Chevvy V8 and an auto box never materalised.

(The Mini Pickup was built from a new bodyshell + a doner vehicle and fitted with a 1275cc unit)




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Members Vehicles Page

Members: send us a photo of your own Bedford to post on

This page









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  1. Graham Alcock a Solicitor with Litchfield Reynolds at Longton Stoke -on -Trent has offered his services to BEC members .

  2. For full details see our Members page, login with your password.







If you have or know of a Bedford that still works for a living we would love to feature it on our website.

Send us a picture and a few words about it and it's job. to











A sincere welcome to all that have joined the B.E.C..

The committee Hope to meet with you all at the events the B.E.C. are attending.






Picture by courtesy of Richard Haughey



Bedford models and Production Years

Where is it Now!