Wirral MES is a long established Society with regular meetings and talks at
the WI Hall in Thornton Hough, Wirral. Visitors are always welcome.
Meetings are on the first and third Thursdays of each month. 7.30 for 7.45
We have two railways at Royden Park, Wirral.
These are a combined 3½" & 5" Raised Track and a Ground Level 7¼".
We operate Royden Park Miniature Railways (RPMR) most Sundays, (1 to
Every Wednesday a working group meets at the Park. Come along, even if you
can only spare an hour, and help improve our site and its facilities. Whatever
your skills, we can offer you something.
The aim of the Society is to foster and promote the hobby of model
engineering in all its aspects and to help, encourage and provide facilities
for its members.
The Wirral Model Engineering Society (WMES) was founded by Mr Harry Roberts
in November 1961. The first meeting was held at his home and a Society was
formed. Membership quickly increased and soon meetings were being held once a
month. The Society now holds its meetings in the WI Hall in Thornton Hough.
These being held on the first and third Thursdays of each month. Talks are
arranged on a wide variety of topics together with demonstrations of members
work and interests. Visits to exhibitions and places of interest are arranged
where sufficient numbers are forthcoming. Social events are also popular.
You are most welcome to come along to a couple of meetings or view the
activities in the Park to help decide whether you want to join. We will always
try our best to provide any information you need to make up your mind. The
Society is a member of the Northern Association of Model Engineers (NAME).