From time to time we email people who have registered their cars for invites to shows etc.
Unfortunately we receive a lot of "bounced" emails.
Would you be sure to send us an update if you change your email address via the contact form please?
This is the only way we can communicate with you.

No MOT for our 1959 Minis

As from the 18th November 2012 it will not be necessary to MOT pre 1960 cars.

For full details please read this letter recently sent to us by the DVLA.

We currently have 184 1959 Minis registered.
Morris Austin
Clipper Blue 36 Speedwell Blue 14
Cherry Red 30 Tartan Red 29
Old English White 22 Farina Grey 24
Non Standard 14 Non Standard 11
Total 102 Total 82
The break down between De-luxe and basic is as follows:
De-luxe 104
Basic 22
Unrecorded 58


Shows for 2016

BMC & Leyland Show at Gaydon on July 5th 2016

The Mini Countryman and Traveller Register have kindly agreed to share their stand with us this year.

If any body would like to display their 1959 Mini at this event will they please contact Ian and Helen at to book a place. They will arrange the passes for you.

The newly (February 13th 2016) named ‘British Motor Museum’ at Gaydon Warwickshire, formally the Heritage Motor Centre has been extended and refurbished, so something new to see.


If there are any of these shows you would be interested in attending with your 1959 Mini please contact us.