Welcome to NECPWA North

NECPWA North, is the home of the Tyneside, Durham & Cleveland Branches of the North of England Classic and Pre War Automobiles Motoring Club. (originally founded as and formerly known to everyone as the North East Club for Pre War Austins.) The North's Foremost Classic Motoring Club. The club was established in 1966 and is now the largest Historic Vehicle Club in the North of England with 830+ members (as per February 2023) and a member of the Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs.

Angel Of The NorthWhilst Main Club membership is spread over a very large area, mainly in the North of England and South of Scotland, this site is dedicated to the local branches on the North East Coast, from Cleveland in the South, to North Northumberland.

Local branches hold car rally events over the summer months and Coffee Mornings all year round as listed on the Local Branches page

Membership is open to any enthusiast of old motor vehicles and it is not necessary to be a vehicle owner to join the club.

However attendance at Club organised rallies is generally restricted to vehicles built before September 2000.

The Club's aim since 1966 is to encourage the restoration and regular use of all Historic Motor vehicles produced anywhere in the world

For more information go to the dedicated page: Club History

Local Events:

Woohorn Museum ImageClassic Cars REGISTERED BEFORE 1st September 2000, of all makes, are Welcome to attend events run by the Tyneside and Durham Branches ( other branches have different criteria )

For a FULL list of Tyneside and Durham Branch events please go to the: Online Events Calendar

Tyneside Branch 'Season Tickets' are required to gain entry to ALL static display areas at Belsay Hall, Beamish Museum Rallies etc.

FBHVC Logo We are a non-profit making society with Honorary Officials. We are a member of the 'Federation of British Historic Vehicle Clubs' which was formed in 1961 to represent the interests of the "Older Vehicle Movement" in the United Kingdom to Government Departments and the EEC on legal, technical, and general matters.

FIVA Logo The Fédération Internationale des Véhicules Anciens (FIVA) was founded in 1966 and represents the historic vehicle movement globally and they produce a 'Guide To Responsible Use Of Historic Vehicles' which is available to download and read in English: - Click Here -

NECPWA are proud of our friendly, informal outlook, and we hope that You will decide to join us, and keep those old wheels turning.