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NMRA British Region Divisions & Groups - List

EAST MIDLANDS DIVISION (Derby, Notts, Leics, Lincs, Rutland)

Black Diamonds
Contact Steve Dennison, 07834 718651 for details of activities in HO and N scale. Regular monthly meets with traders, free tea and coffee.
Website: www.black-diamonds.org.uk Email: Steve Dennison

NORTH WEST DIVISION (Merseyside, Cheshire, GMC, Lancashire, IOM, Cumbria)

Calder Northern
Contact Les Herriot for details of HO and N scale activities at the Crewe Heritage Centre. Monthly meetings in Crewe North Junction signal box. New HO layout under construction. Traders in attendance. Free tea/coffee.
Website: http://caldernorthern.org Email: Les Herriot

CENTRAL DIVISION (Shropshire, Staffs, W. Midlands, Warwickshire, Northants)

Mid-West Subdivision (South Midlands area)
Contact Brian Tovey on 0121 430 3408 for details of regular fortnightly meetings in members’ homes across the Birmingham and Coventry area.

Nene Valley Railroaders Group (Northampton)
Covering a 30-mile area around Northampton. They now have a permanent club house where they are building a modular HO DCC layout. Contact Nobby Clarke on 01604 415020 for details & location of regular meetings in Northampton area. Email: Nobby Clarke

On30 Fremo Modular group. Irregular get-togethers whenever convenient. Please contact Kathy Millatt on 07891 187232 for more details. Email: Kathy Millatt

THAMES VALLEY & CHILTERNS DIVISION (Beds, Bucks, Berks, Oxfordshire)

Stanwell, Windsor and Northolt Group (SWANS)
Contact Charles Hendy on 01895 637045 for details of meetings at members homes across the area. Email: Charles Hendy

High Wycombe & District Model Railway Society - American Section
American section meets every Monday. Further details from Dave Fryer on 01494 439755 or Peter Smith on 01494 864833.
Website: http://www.hwdmrs.org.uk/ Email: Peter Smith

Reading Group
Contact Mike Ingham on 0118 9872707 or Robin Swan on 0118 9792448.
Email: Michael Ingham / Robin Swan

CYDER BELT DIVISION (Hereford and Worcs, Glos, Avon, Wilts, Somerset)

Three Counties Group
Hereford / Gloucester / Worcester
The Snake Bend N scale group meets  with their N scale modular layout, Snake Bend Railroad, several times a year at Viney Hill in the Forest of Dean.  For diary dates contact Rod Welch (01954 826400) - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
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Claverton Modular Club
HO modular group running US outline. Meets at Claverton Community Hall, Bath. All meets are 3rd Sunday of month, 9am - 4.30pm. Full details from John Spratley (email: John Spratley) or Bob Taylor (email: Bob Taylor)

Derek Frow meets: First Wednesday of the month in Bath. Please phone David McLaughlin on 07712 2669128 for more details. Email: David McLaughlin

EASTERN DIVISION (Norfolk, Suffolk, Cambs, Essex, Herts)

Thamesiders Subdivision (near Colchester, Essex)
Contact Geoff Smith-Gillard on 01255 677482 for details of monthly meets, working on and running the group’s HO and N modular layouts.
Website: www.thamesidersmrg.org.uk Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Norfolk and South Western Group (Norfolk and Suffolk borders)
Contact Pat Cook on 01842 762404 for details of monthly meetings held in a member’s home in Woolpit near Bury St Edmunds, including work on a modular HO layout. Email: Pat Cook

NORTH EAST DIVISION (Yorkshire, Cleveland, Durham, Tyne & Wear, Northumberland)

Sheaf Valley Group (Sheffield)
Scheduled meetings at the Sheffield Model Railway Society premises. Contact Chris Hobbs on 01909 562285 for details of monthly meets. Email: Chris Hobbs

Northumbria Subdivision

Regular bi-monthly meetings at the clubrooms of the Blyth & Tyne MRC, above the ASDA supermarket, 40 Saville Street, North Shields, Tyne & Wear NE30 1NT.

Running on the club's HO and N gauge layouts.

Tea / coffee supplied.  There's video and DVD players and a microwave if you wish to bring a pie.

Further details on our website or from John Wright, 0191 4166280.
Website: http://www.xclent.net/northumbria_subdiv  Email: John Wright


Contact Desmond Browne on 028 9042 5110 for details of informal get-togethers on 3rd Tuesday of each month. Email: Desmond Browne

Contact Niall Smith on 01738 880465 for details of meets – this includes an annual meet at Linlithgow in April at which there are layouts, traders and demonstrations. Some members in the Perth/Angus/Dundee area meet at each others’ homes. Email: Niall Smith


Red Dragons
Contact Vanessa Howells on 07855 034326 for details of the group’s activities. Meets held bi-monthly in Cadoxton, Barry.
Website: http://www.bpmrc.org.uk/reddragon.shtml Email: Vanessa Howells

SOUTH EASTERN DIVISION (Surrey, Kent, E and W Sussex)

Kent & East Sussex
Contact Mike Arnold for details of upcoming meets at members' homes, usually visiting home layouts across Kent and Sussex, or go to the Group page.
Seaboard Southern Group (Surrey)
Contact Dan Spalding on 07876 553211 for details of the group’s activities in HO and N at their permanent club rooms in Horley, Surrey (next to Gatwick Airport).
Website: www.seaboard-southern.org.uk Email: Dan Spalding

South Shore Group (West Sussex)
Contact Bevis King on 01243 778382 for details of the group’s meetings in Worthing each Wednesday evening. Layout in HO.
Website: www.southshore.org.uk Email: Bevis King


Western Union
Contact Mike Ruby on 01752 369068 for details of monthly meetings or see the member forum.

Meets are currently held at the 1st Crownhill Scouts hall:  Google map location: https://goo.gl/maps/So2TwVDVxMU2
Website: http://www.peterlj.force9.co.uk/index.html Email: Mike Ruby

D&H (Dorset & Hampshire) DIVISION (Hampshire, Dorset, Isle of Wight)

D&H Division (Poole/Bournemouth, Dorset)
Contact Bob Norris on 07846 482190  for details of the group’s activities – regular meets at Limelights, Canford Heath.

HO Bearwood Group (Bournemouth)
Regular meetings at the Bearwood Community Centre. Contact Tom Winlow, Tel 02380 261971,

Gosport Group (Solent sub-division)
The groups meets on the second Friday of each month for members and also holds four public meets a year in Alverstoke, Hants. Contact Allan Dobson on 02392 428564 or Bob Norris on 07846 482190.
Website: www.freewebs.com/gosportrailroadgroup Email: Gosport Railroad Group


The WUT Group (part of North London SME), Legion Way, North Finchley, London. Meets every Wednesday evening. Contact Rai Fenton on 020 8529 7307. Email: Rai Fenton