The links below are to other websites which we have found of interest but the links are not intended to imply that we are endorsed by any of the sites shown. 

Southend Slot Racing Club
A small friendly local club originally founded by some ex racers who had raced on the 1/24 commercial raceway tracks during the slot car boom of the 1960's. We race ready to run and scratchbuilt 1/32 scale cars and vintage 1/32 and 1/24 cars on a traditional routed wooden track.

Hansen Fine Art - Specialists in Aviation Military and Naval Art. - offers superb prints, greetings cards and original art from some of the Guild of Aviation Artist's most respected artists covering all eras of civil and military aviation from World War 1 to the present day together with some naval and railway subjects as well as a selection of 1/35 military and 1/48 aircraft kits..

The Shuttleworth Collection A fantastic collection of mainly airworthy historic aircraft which is well worth a visit particularly on flying days.

Classic Flying Machine Collection - Currently operating a Fairchild PT-19 Cornell which is available for airshow work and corporate and promotional bookings the collection also has a P-51 Mustang under restoration and is also rebuilding the ex Historic Aircraft Museum Fiat G46 to fly. The Fiat has changed hands several times since the Southend museum closed and has suffered many years of neglect and poor storage.
The company also sell spares and parts for many classic aircraft.

Stow Maries Aerodrome - First  occupied by the RFC in 1916 Stow Maries, near Cold Norton, Essex was used a a home defence airfield until 1919 when the airfield reverted back to farmland. The farm remained in the same family for generations and many of the buildings were used for agriculture but remained essentially untouched. The airfield is now home to a specialist sports car company and the airfield and buildings, which are open to the public,are subject to an ongoing restoration to restore this time capsule to look much as it would have done during WW1. Please check the website for opening times.

Diecast Restoration Forum - A friendly forum with help and advice aimed mainly at those who restore old diecast models.

Auto Cycle Union - The governing body for motorcycle sport in the UK.

Southend & District Motorcycle Club - the local club for competition riders which organises trials and grasstrack.

Pre 65 Motocross club specialising in scrambles / motocross meetings for classic 2 stroke and 4 stroke scrambles / motocross bikes.

Veteran Speedway Riders Association - bringing together former riders, many of whom now compete in classic speedway and fans of speedway the way it used to be when JAPs and 2 valve Jawas ruled the world.

Limehouse Lizzy - Simply the Best Thin Lizzy tribute band in the world. The band have been touring almost constantly since they first formed in 1993 keeping alive the music of Phil Lynott and his band and have perfectly recreated that special"Lizzy" sound. A local gig is a must for any rock fan - you won't be disappointed. Visit the website and read the reviews and tributes.