Latest News

See here for details of our next meeting.

The Paignton pages can now be found under About Us - see Paignton.

October 2020 Virtual meeting models can be seen on the 2020 October Virtual Meeting page and the winner of the Malcolm Hanson Trophy 2020 can be found on the 2020 Malcolm Hanson Trophy page.

July 2020 Virtual meeting model descriptions can be read on  2020 July Virtual Meeting Page 1 and Page 2.

Eric Pentecost has joined us and you can see his page here.

April 2020 Virtual meeting report can be seen here.

February 2020 meeting report available here.

The ISM website is back up and running.


Below are links to articles and news items added to the website recently.

The 2020 Meeting Dates have been set but April and July have been replaced with Virtual meetings and others may have to be. We are keeping an eye on the situation.

Barry has added two videos of a Tower Bridge shop display model. See Barry Winslow's Page

Martin has written about his Meccano history (part 1 - the Teenage Years. See Martin Arnold's Meccano History

Neil has written about his Neil's Meccano Year 2019-2020

Neil has written an article about his Darjeeling Himalayan Railway.

See photos of Chris Fearnley's full sized bike and other models on Chris Fearnley's Page.

Some photos of the Ashton Keynes event can be seen on the 2019 Ashton Keynes Solent and SWMC exhibition page.

Philip Bond has added an article about his 4.5L Blower Bentley Type Chassis.

Read Sam Medworth's article about his Foster’s (Lincoln) LR class Showman’s Road Locomotive .

The 2019 October meeting report is now ready.


We have created a YouTube channel South West Meccano Club where new videos of our models will be uploaded. Clicking the 'Videos' tab will bring up all the videos recently uploaded. Clicking the 'About' tab will bring up videos of previous exhibitions (as many as we have found on YouTube).