February 6, 2019

A visit to Peak 2CV in Matlock in January was meant to be for a bit of routine maintenance for the little Red Van.....but a few days later I had the phone call .....we need a new chassis!!!!!This isn't the news you want to hear. Obviously the cost of a new chassis and...

November 16, 2018

Mr & Mrs. Boxed Drinks both fell in love with this 1973 classic when they saw it been advertised in the classifieds. 

Last week we went at purchased it ! Mr. Boxed Drinks spent 2 hours driving it home in the dark, in Friday rush hour traffic...not scary at all doing 45m...

November 16, 2018

It's been a while since the last blog in April when Box 3 was still in the workshop...and still blue! 

The Box was completed in May, including a full respray in Boxed Drinks grey to keep it looking smart and uniform with the fleet. Since then it's been out and about all...

April 28, 2018

Blue Box is currently on a vacation at Richard Esam Welding & Fabrication. The amazing engineer Dean has been working his magic cutting, grinding and welding to create the third Box in the Boxed Drinks fleet.

 In the original Coffee Box the opening side flap is great in...

April 16, 2018

Finally, after nearly a year of ownership, metal fabricators, respraying and internal fit out, Little Box was ready for its first big day out! 

A trip to the beautiful Langar Hall wedding fair with the big brother, the Little Gin Box went down really well with some amaz...

March 22, 2018

Early March 2018.... The weather takes a turn for the worst, and for a few days, doesn't get above zero degrees C! Great for children perhaps as they all got sent home from school ( not so good for the parents!) Not so good for a horse box bar which is resting peaceful...

March 22, 2018

What a day to have booked to take the Box in for a new coat of paint.... The Beast from the East storm truly hit the Midlands in early March 2018, but we still managed to crawl into the workshop!

After searching many body shops to see if they were willing to take on the...

January 25, 2018

 

 So its been a while since Box 2 was mentioned! After a few months of been parked up, it was time for the renovation work to begin! 

 

It seemed only fitting to name little box ...Earl, after all this was the name painted on each side of the box by the previous owners....

January 25, 2018

 Mrs. Boxed Drinks came across this beauty one evening in autumn 2017. The next day Mr. Boxed Drinks headed off up north on an 7 hour round trip to bring Bluebell home! 

It's become a strange rehoming centre here at Box HQ for old retired horse box trailers, I can't hel...

May 29, 2017

 DON'T PANIC!! 

That's what I said to Mrs Boxed Drinks, who thought I'd officially lost it. Perhaps the paint work had put others off but not me. I could see it's potential and loved it instantly. 

I zoomed up the M1 early the other Sunday morning to pick up this beaut....

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