This is the web site for the restoration of the County Borough of Northampton Highways Department Allchin Roller 1131.

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NTET Award

On 19th November 2016 Sharon [Skinner] was invited to the National Traction Engine Trust Annual General Meeting, held at the the Hilton Hotel Leicester, to accept 'The Connie Hutchens Memorial Trophy' for her commitment of restoration and preservation of the Allchin Roller.

Image courtesy of Nick Bosworth and the NTET.

Blue Watch 2016

The Only W Allchin Steam Roller of 1899 in attendance at the Fire Station Open Day 30th July 2016.

A day with Blue Watch 2016.

Great Dorset Steam Roller Special

28th August - 1st September 2013

Guiness World Record Title for the largest parade of steam rollers consisting of 103 vintage steam rollers was achieved at the Great Dorset Steam Fair on 31st August 2013.

More Photos and Report from the Great Dorset Steam Fair 2013.

On the Road

Driver Brett (front of the roller) of Maloney Plant Haulage Ltd making final checks before transporting Allchin Roller 1131 to Beamish on 9th April 2014 and back to The Great Central Railway at Quorn and Woodhouse Station on 14th April 2014.

Home Time - a journey by Allchin Roller 1131 - 8th - 9th September 2012.