The clubroom is now open again but in accordance with Government regulations, the maximum number attending at any one time is limited to six.

Rules are in place for attending the club and these are documented in our Covid-19 risk assessment.

If you wish to attend our club as a visitor, please contact the Secretary of Chairman first.

We regret to say that we have had to cancel this year’s exhibition because of the pandemic. We apologise for this but in the end we had no choice. We are currently planning for next years show which we hope can run. Watch this website for further announcements.  

Because of the virus, the club has been closed temporarily. We are in the process of opening up again in a limited and controlled way. We shall not be  having our normal Thursday night meetings for the time being and Area Group meetings are also suspended. If you wish to visit the club please contact…

Please note that there is extensive building work currently going on at the school. The main effect is that the car park that used to run right along the front of the school has been cut short and therefore, in order to get to our reserved car parking in the tennis courts, you will need…

After many years in the gestation, Model Railway Journal no 265 features an extensive article by Richard Butler on Westcliff .

Lee-on-the-Solent was featured in full colour in the January edition of Hornby Magazine. The link below shows the cover (from the Hornby website), and the bottom link is a popup which shows some of the magazine’s content, including Lee-on-the-Solent. https://www.hornbymagazine.com/2017/12/07/january-issue-out-now/ https://pocketmags.com/hornby-magazine/january-2018#popup1  

Congratulations to Dave and Matt Smith and the Brighton East operating team for winning best layout at Expo EM at Bracknell. A really nice friendly show with a good ‘buzz’ about it. Dave Bridges, Duncan Redford, Jonathan Buckie, Ian Buckie, Tony Sullivan and Dave Hawkins also attended as demonstrators. Paul Segar exhibited Edge Hill.  A good…

SHMRC’s next exhibition will be held on Saturday 18 November 2017, at the Admiral Lord Nelson School

At the York Model Railway Exhibition over the Easter weekend, the Mike Cook memorial  cup was award to SHMRC’s ‘Hope-under-Dinmore. Mike Cook was for many years the driving force behind the York show and the cup is awarded to the layout which, in the opinion of those who knew Mike, he would have enjoyed watching…

Hope-under-Dinmore won the founders cup at the recent Southampton Exhibition. Tony Wright commented: ‘I also was invited to be one of the judges for the Founder’s Cup, awarded to the layout which had, in the judges’ view, the highest standards of modelling. There were several contenders (just about every layout, such was the high standard…

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