to promote the study and preservation of Leyland vehicles

Society Publications

The Leyland Society's main publications are quarterly Leyland Torque and annual Leyland Journal, both of which carry forward the names of Leyland Motors publications distributed to customers. Both are high quality publications, printed on glossy paper and with digitally restored photographs from the extensive BCVM Archive as well as from other sources such as members' own collections. All members receive both Leyland Torque and Leyland Journal as part of their membership. Both publications are also available to the general public : see details on the order form.

The Leyland Society also publishes books on the subject of Leyland, again available to the general public. More details of publications are given below, or you can use the links below to go directly to the relevant page.

Leyland Torque

Leyland Journal

Leyland Fleet Series

Leyland Torque - the quarterly newsletter of the Leyland Society

All members receive 'Leyland Torque' quarterly, which contains approximately 48 glossy pages, ensuring a high quality of production. It is well illustrated with photos from the BCVM Archive and members own collections, and in terms of quality is amongst the best newsletters for any one-marquee society. Regular Torque features include:

l   Food for thought - a forum for people to raise and answer technical queries.
l   Letters - items of interest from members and general public.
l   Articles - members and others are free to submit any appropriate articles that may be of interest and educate the reader following research into any particular subject.
l   Odd bodies - mysteries and responses on strangely bodied Leylands.

For full details of the articles and content of the latest editions of Leyland Torque, click here.

Leyland Journal

Leyland Journal is published on an annual basis, and is released in July. A4 in size. The Leyland Journal is available for sale to the public, but is distributed free to members. Leyland Journal contains articles longer and more detailed than those in Leyland Torque, and subject matter covers all aspects of Leyland Motors production - buses, lorries, fire engines and even the small number of cars produced at the Kingston works, with articles about production, technical aspects and about operators of Leyland products and their Leyland fleets.

For full details of all editions of Leyland Journal, click here.


Leyland Fleet Series

The Leyland Fleet Series of books, available to the general public are a high quality publications focusing not just on the vehicles but on the companies and organisations that operated them. The intention is to present the reader with new facts and photographs, and to try to show some of the influences that shaped the products of Leyland Motors.

For full details of this and other publications, click here.




  The Leyland Society Ltd. is a Registered Charity No. 1137856. Registered in England No.4653772.