A Charitable Collection

The Weald Foundation was set up to preserve military vehicles for future generations to enjoy

A charity based in Yalding in Kent could provide the answer for classic military vehicle enthusiasts who are looking to hobby but cannot afford to do so due to the high costs involved.

Weald Foundation director Mike Gibb with volunteer Richard Todd

Officially started in 2003 under the name ‘SdKfz Military Vehicle Foundation’, The Weald Foundation, as it is now known, was set up to preserve, restore and maintain historic military vehicles from both world wars. Today, the member-only organisation boasts a collection of just short of 30 tracked and wheeled vehicles as well as several pieces of artillery.

Weald Foundation volunteer Richard Todd hard at work

“We want to educate the public about said director Mike Gibb. “Our unique line-up of rare and important military vehicles, including tanks and other armoured fighting vehicles, is considered one of the finest working collections in the world. Our intention is to preserve them for future generations.”

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