This example of a Roadmans Living Van was constructed by Aveling and Porter
in 1910 as a type 685 and was number 5 in the East Suffolk County Council
Highways Department fleet. A photograph of this van exists, connected to a
steam roller which had crashed after running away down Washbrook Hill.
|Acquired by the Museum:||1981|
|Current State:||Fully restored|
It was recovered by the Museum in a very derelict state from Debach airfield
near Woodbridge in the early 1980s.
It has been rebuilt, using as much
original timber as possible, and equipped with utensils appropriate to the