Maintaining & restoring classic cars since 1987

Spencer Lane-Jones Blog

Whilst we continue to work as we have done for many years, very little stands still and we are constantly faced with new challenges. Our Blog is a means of telling the story of Spencer Lane-Jones Ltd as it develops through our work. In this we try and give owners and potential customers a feeling for some of the issues and the news stories that surround ongoing work. Any comments you have on the issues raised would be most welcome.

Barn Find Bristol 400

A very original "barn-find" Bristol 400 arrives at the Workshop.  This highly unusual car complete with its original engine and gearbox is for sale, but be quick if you are interes...

Bristol in the buff

With paint stripped off prior to a repaint the owner has now decided to keep his Bristol 401 like this for the time being.It does show off admirably the complex curves of the aluminium panelled coa...

Bristol 401 departs on its first drive

After many years of storage and inactivity and following major structural and mechanical work by SL-J Ltd, this Bristol 401 departs on its first drive under its own power.  Reassuring...

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