About Us

The South West Meccano Club is a club for Meccano enthusiasts in the South West of England and South Wales. We meet four times each year in the Bristol area with a branch in Paignton.  Our Meccano interests include history, model building, collecting and renovation. We support our hobby with shows and displays both in the local area and throughout the UK.

Whilst we are principally a Meccano club, many of our members have interests in other modelling and building systems.
Interested in joining? Please see our Contacts page

One of the major benefits of the membership of any club or society is the opportunity to meet like minded people and develop our shared interest by discussing plans and models, and exhibiting the results. In our club, we welcome new members of any skill level or Meccano holding: all we look for is the willingness to join in and enjoy yourselves. Remember that there are only 3 limitations to what can be achieved with Meccano. These are Time, Meccano component availability  and Imagination….oh to have all three in abundance.

Next  Meeting and AGM

Saturday 27th October 

Olveston and Tockington Village Hall

Upper Tockington Road, Tockington, BS32 4LQ

Family and Friends welcome

For more information, please see Next Meeting

Paignton Next Meeting
Saturday tba 1pm to 4pm at the Torbay Court Hotel Steartfield Road,  Paignton,  Torbay TQ3 2BJ

Please see the Paignton page for more details about this meeting.

Malcolm Hanson
Over a year has now passed since we lost our president. We have purchased a cup to commemorate his contributions to our club and the the more general modelling fraternity. More details about this trophy and the rules for winning it can be found on  The Malcolm Hanson Trophy page

More details about Malcolm can be found here.


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Skegex 2017
Our representation at Skegex 2017 was good with 5 members attending. Pete Evans was presented with the 2016 Issagonis Shield as he was not present when he won it last year. He took 9th position this year with his Marrion excavator