VINTAGE CAR RESTORATION SPECIALIST
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A collection of our cars we have available for hire
Introduced In 1945 a day after the end of the second world war Armstrong Siddeley produced a completely new model of cars which was of high quality. Sports and saloon cars which offered luxurious interior trim, very generous rear seating and performance only previously found in true sports car of the day.
Not many cars were manufactured mainly due to their high price, not much less than a comparable Rolls Royce or Bentley and aimed at the same market. Now a rare car, so why not have something different and exclusive on your special day, with cars in matching colours for you and your bridesmaids.
The 346 was the first of the Sapphires introduced late in 1952 for sale in 1953 and continuing until 1958. The six-cylinder 3,435 cc engine had hemi-spherical combustion chambers and could be fitted with the option Stromberg carburettors(£25 extra) which increased the output from 125 to 150 bhp (93 to 112 kW) giving a top speed in excess of 100 mph (161 km/h). The front suspension was independent coil springs with a rigid axle and leaf springs at the rear.
The body was available as a four- or six-light (two or three windows on each side) at the same cost and with either a bench or individual front seats. The seats were finished in leather, with the dashboard and door-cappings in walnut veneer. A heater was standard.
The Armstrong Siddeley Whitley accompanied here in matching colours with the Typhoon. The Whitley was a large post-war sports saloon automobile and was a version of the 16/18 hp series made between 1946 and 1954, This is a 4 seater ideal for the parents of the bride or the bridesmaids
Armstrong Siddeley Limousine 1958 ( ready late 2019)
A beautiful and rare sapphire 1958 limousine which is in the body shop for a well deserved make over.
It can carry 5 passengers in the back enough for the bride, brides father and bridesmaids
available late 2019
white sapphire 346
This a very popular vehicle with Bride’s especially as the coachwork of this one is in the sought after wedding colour of Ivory. You will definitely receive the admiring glances from those you pass as you glide along in peaceful serenity to your wedding venue in this 1950’s era luxury automobile.
This luxury car would not be out of place in any wedding photograph. The star is the most luxurious car Armstrong Siddeley made. It would grace any church and reception with its cream interior. Please email for availability and quote
Austin Sheerline 1950
The Sheerline was designed by Austin during the Second World War, but volume production did not begin until 1947 because of the commitment to war production. It was a luxurious car in the style of the contemporary Rolls-Royce or Bentley but at a much lower price, around two-thirds that of the equivalent Rolls-Royce but still the price of five or six small Austins. There were about 8,000 built but it is now becoming quite rare.
Left - Beautiful Beach Comber 2CV
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The Hurricane The Typhoon convertible and the sporty Typhoon
These can be hired for any special occasion
Classic Beetle convertible
very stylish VW beetle convertible just the car for a a alternative wedding, finished with a blue and white interior
The perfect place to hold the reception
The Grove is a truly magical wedding venue to celebrate the most special day of your life.
With our 4 acres of glorious Norfolk countryside, nestled within acres of green woodland and only a short walk through our private woodland to the beach, there is no more romantic setting for your Norfolk Wedding. You can choose The Grove for your whole celebration, from the marriage ceremony itself through to the very last dance, or have your ceremony elsewhere and then let us host your wedding breakfast and Wedding Reception.
Whether you are looking for a large wedding celebration for all your family and friends or a smaller, more intimate celebratory wedding breakfast, here at The Grove we have a variety of options for your Big Day. From a bespoke marquee on our spacious lawns, with the impressive backdrop of the Georgian House, to a fine dining wedding breakfast in our oak panelled dining room, we offer the perfect setting.
We will also work with you to create bespoke catering options for your special day and can offer anything from handmade canapés or a finger buffet, to a hot or cold fork buffet or five course sit-down fine dining. Whatever your catering requirements, we work hand-in-hand with you, to exceed your expectations and ensure that your special day is truly magical.
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