Original 1940’s American Diner

December 6, 2018 / For Sale, News /
Main Current

We have been made aware of an original American Diner that is looking for a new home.

The current owner has done some research into its history and traced it back to its American routes. The diner was built by the Jerry O’Mahoney Diner Company, in the early 1940’s. It was originally named ‘The Riverview Diner’ and located at 4105 Front Street, Harrisburg, PA.

In 1990 it was removed and restored before being shipped to the UK.  It was then sited in Covent Garden, London, as part of the ‘Fatboy’s’ diner chain. During which time Pete visited the diner as a customer, maybe some of you remember it too?

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In 2001 it was moved to its current home, in Kent, where it was running as a restaurant until October 2018.

We’d love to hear from you if you have any more information about the history of this rare diner car. We believe there are as few as 20 of these diners left in existence which makes it a really exciting find.

Alternatively, if your interested in buying the diner, we can put you in contact with the owner, who is very keen to see it receive the restoration and new lease of life it deserves. We would be more than happy to provide a quotation for any restoration work that needs undertaking.

 

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Original early photograph of the interior

Current inside

The Diner in action more recently

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For Sale – Fully Restored 1968 Overlander II £75,000

August 23, 2018 / For Sale /
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The overlander 2 has a sleeker profile to the early sixties models. The Corning curved glass frameless windows have no gutters and the doors are flush fitting, providing its very ascetically pleasing, streamline appearance.

This Airstream was imported from Nashville USA and has been completely, carefully and professionally restored from the chassis up, with a entirely new interior. Details of the restoration work can be found in our blog posts. www.airstreamrenovations.co.uk/category/project-updates/overlander-2/

The new interior features attractive walnut cabinet work with hand made veneer inlays. Worktops are solid resin with under mounted sinks, providing attractive, streamlined, functionality .

There is a fully equipped wet room with marine toilet and stainless steel sink, a fixed rear bedroom, and a forward seating area upholstered in aged leather, which converts to a full size second double bed.

The finish has been created using high quality bespoke materials and craftsmanship, providing a highly functional yet beautiful space.

This airstream is fully equipped with the latest luxuries including:

Truma water and air heating

On board fresh water, gray and black tanks

Solar Panel

Bluetooth audio System

12v and Gas systems for off grid operation

Stainless steel fronted 60L Fridge

Smev Oven, Grill and Hob

LED lighting throughout, with additional multicolour mood lighting controls.

Available immediately. This airstream is very well equipped for both on and off grid use, however we can add or adapt systems to suit your application or needs. Similarly interior decoration can be modified to taste.

Viewings by appointment.

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1974 Airstream Argosy For Sale

July 10, 2014 / For Sale /

This Airstream has been fully restored and re-fitted with a high quality bespoke interior, comprising a rear double bedroom, wet room, large kitchen and forward seating area which converts to a second double bed. The luxury interior is complimented with high specification electrical, gas, and heating systems.

The accommodation is without compromise, yet this airstream is able to function independently ‘off grid’, powered by the solar panel, batteries and gas bottles when away from an electrical hookup.

The interior cabinetwork features dovetail drawers, chestnut, cherry, maple, walnut and mahogany timbers, along with birdseye maple, maccassur ebony, walnut and chestnut burr veneers. The kitchen worktops are solid resin.

The wet room features a full size marine toilet, high flow shower, sink and heated towel rail. Other equipment includes an integrated TV and audio system, mobile office system with on-board WI FI and GSM security system with remote monitoring and SMS text message commanded heating control.

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Contact us now for a detailed specification.

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Airstreams Imported to Spec

June 17, 2014 / For Sale /
Airstreams Imported

Contact us with your requirements an we can locate and import your airstream for you….

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