The Association of Healey Owners caters for Owners and Enthusiasts of cars that were built by the Donald Healey Motor company, in Warwick, UK, between 1946 and 1954. These cars are also known as Warwick Healeys or pre-BMC/pre-Austin Healeys.

Just to remind you, those cars are –

  • Westland drophead coupe.

  • Elliot 2 door saloon.

    Healey Elliot

    Phil Robinson’s car which will be on the tour

  • Duncan – Saloon and  drophead coupe.

    Photographed at the Healey Museum NL.

    Photographed at the Healey Museum NL.

  • Sportsmobile 4 seater open sports car

    Photographed at the Healey Museum NL.

  • Silverstone 2 seater open sports racing car.

  • Tickford 2 door saloon.

    This is Terry Bracey Wright’s car which competed in the 1953 Monte Carlo Rally and will also be on the September Tour.

Abbot drophead coupe.

  • Nash Healey 2 seater open sports car.

  • Sports convertible/Alvis Healey

The Tour

The Silverstone model, designed to be a reasonably priced club racer, was launched in July 1949. In recognition of that car’s seventieth anniversary members of the Association have decide to undertake a motoring tour taking in some historic locations associated with Donald Healey and his cars. At the same time taking the opportunity to say hello to members along the way.

Here is the itinerary –

Sunday September 1st

Classic Car & Bike meet Kings Arms Shouldham

Monday September 2nd

Drive the Norfolk Coast road stopping by the site of the Duncan factory and ending up in Maldon for dinner hosted by the Neil, Cass and Bob Collins

Duncan Drone

Tuesday September 3rd

Drive to Ramsgate with a stop for dinner and an overnight stay

Wednesdays September 4th

Drive to the National Trust home of Rudyard Kipling (Batemans) for lunch hosted by Bill Cakebread.                      R.K. was fond of Rolls Royce cars –

Afternoon coastal drive to Bognor Regis for dinner hosted by Clive Willoughby with overnight stay 

Thursday September 5th

Drive to Chalton Marshall for lunch hosted by Richard Bonham Christie

Afternoon drive to stay in Exeter for dinner with local members

Friday September 6th

Morning drive to Perranporth and then onto the Healey Cyder factory for lunch.

Drive to South Molton for dinner with local members

Some of the cars on display at the Healey Cyder factory

Some of the cars on display at the Healey Cyder factory.

Saturday September 7th

Morning drive to Marlborough area for lunch at the Wagon and Horses near Avebury hosted by Basil and Marjorie Sykes.

Short evening drive to Cheltenham for dinner with local members

Sunday September 8th

Drive to Warwick and display cars around Market Hall Museum for a few hours before heading home.

Warwick Market Hall Museum, Market Square, Warwick, where there will be a Healey Exhibition from May – September 2020.

Warren Kennedy, owner of Classic Restorations and the Healey Collection, also a member of the AOHO, hopes to bring the unique X5 Nash Healey protototype on the tour. It is currently in his workshop undergoing a thorough restoration –

Contact: –

For further information on the ‘Meet the Members Tour’ contact Phil Robinson –

email – aohealeyowners@outlook.com or mobile phone – 07854 514703

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