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Celebrating the London to Brighton Veteran Car Run 2023

The 5th of November 2023 marked a spectacular day for car enthusiasts and history buffs alike, as the RM Sotheby’s London to Brighton Veteran Car Run returned to hit the roads once again. 

Honoured to be a key sponsor, Abels stood at the heart of the event celebrating the rich history of automotive emancipation. This iconic event traces its roots back to the Emancipation Run of 1896, a pivotal moment that marked the freedom of light locomotives from restrictive speed limits and the requirement of a preceding red flag bearer.  

The event’s success was captivated by the Chairman of The Royal Automobile Club, Ben Cussons, as he set the tone of both celebration and appreciation for the unfailing annual support of the London to Brighton Car Run events:  

“In the Run’s 127th Year, we are reminded of the enduring spirit of the veteran car community, which demonstrates everything the Run represents. Come rain or shine, we’re going to do it! I would like to thank all our participants and our event partners, especially our title partner RM Sotheby’s. Their support, alongside that of our volunteers, is what allows this event to thrive, which it will for years to come.”

Ben Cussons, Chairman, The Royal Automobile Club 

Masters in Moving: Abels Logistical Excellence

As the sun dawned on Marlborough Road, hundreds of dedicated enthusiasts eagerly gathered to set up a display and witness the unforgettable event unfold.  Joining the spirit of the event, our beautiful Shire horses arrived pulling our historic Pantechnicon into place, joined by our 1941 Bedford – a clear illustration of the rich history and heritage of Abels through the ages.  

As masters in the art of moving, Abels Moving Services played the vital role in ensuring a seamless experience for travelling parties. Recognising that one of the unique challenges vintage car owners face is the very limited boot space available for all their luggage, we were there to remove this constraint. 

We were thrilled to offer our services and on the morning of the event, our dedicated team got to work. Collecting participants’ luggage from their hotels and arranging the bespoke transportation needs, our in-house trained team were at hand to provide a convenient solution that enhanced the overall experience for participants.  

Using our specialised fleet of trucks, strategically stationed at Hyde Park to handle the logistics of the event, our team ensured that all collected luggage was transported either to the finish line or directly to the hotels in Brighton with efficiency and precision. 

Abels: Bespoke Services for Every Need

A heartfelt thank you goes out to everyone who turned up and celebrated the achievement of the 127th anniversary London to Brighton Veteran Car Run, and a special thank you to RM Sotheby, whose hard work ensured the event ran with the precision of a well-oiled machine.   

Following this extraordinary event, we eagerly look forward to next year’s spectacle, where history and automotive enthusiasts will once again come together, united by their shared love for vintage vehicles and the stories they tell. 

If you are looking for a premium moving services, whether it is a home removal, business relocation, International relocation, or bespoke moving requirements for events or unique circumstances – we have the expertise to help you. 

Contact us today to discuss your upcoming move and experience the Abels difference for yourself. 

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