Cliddesden Millennium Village Hall

The Thornycroft Society

The Society was founded in 1991 to establish an interest in the works and products of John I Thornycroft & Co.Ltd. and its subsidiary companies.

The aims of the Society:

  1. To establish a local Industrial Museum in Basingstoke, the home of the company for 75 years.
  2. To maintain a register of preserved and working Thornycroft vehicles.
  3. To assist in the rescue and preservation of Thornycroft vehicles and items connected with the Company.
  4. To publish a Society Newsletter.
  5. To organise an Annual Rally of Thornycroft Vehicles in the town of Basingstoke.


The members' meetings are twice a year, normally in March and October. These are notified in their two magazines.


Cliddesden Millennium Village Hall


Membership of the Thornycroft Society Ltd. is available to anyone.

All paid up members have a £1.00 share.

Annual membership subscriptions: Adults £14.00, Senior Citizens £10.00, Family Membership £16.00.


Mr Mervyn Annetts, The Thornycroft Society Ltd., Membership Secretary, The New Coach House, Innersdown, Micheldever, Winchester, Hants, S021 3BW.