Ipswich Transport Museum
Preserving the transport heritage of Ipswich since 1965, and now supported by the Friends of the Ipswich Transport Museum. The Ipswich Transport Museum is a Registered Charity No. 276626 and an Accredited Museum, number RD890.
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Barford and Perkins Roller
Barford and Perkins Roller
Acquired by the Museum:1982
Current State:Fully restored
Built in 1925, this vehicle was new to the Royal Air Force at Halton in Buckinghamshire and was used to roll the grass runways at that airfield.

Its subsequent history is not clear, although it finally ended up at Thurston Building Supplies near Bury St Edmunds. They recognised its historic value and donated it to the Museum in 1982 together with sufficient funds to restore it to RAF condition.

Originally powered by an Albion petrol engine it is now fitted with a Morris engine.