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Try something different with either unique and unusual Chauffeur driven classic cars or hire a self-drive classic wedding car and give the best man, the groom or the father the chance to drive themselves to the wedding ceremony in a fabulous vehicle. Why not give them a wedding day surprise! Take advantage of superb memorable photo opportunities and leave the ceremony for the reception or later on leave for your honeymoon in a unique classic. Or they can provide chauffeurs for any of their classic cars.

Services offered

At Northumbria Classic Car Hire they have great cars in super condition and have a full valet before supply:

  • Jaguar E-Types both coupe and open top versions (1970)
  • Morris Minor convertible (1957) 4 seats
  • Ford Mustang convertible (1966) 4 seats
  • MGB Roadster (1972)
  • VW Karmann Ghia (1973)
  • Jaguar Mk2 1963 (Morse style Classic) 4 seats
  • 1972 VW Beetle convertible 4 seats
  • VW splitscreen Campervan 1965 8 seats
  • Morgan 4/4 1972 4 seats

How they work

Cars are provided either on a self-drive basis or chauffeur driven. For self drive they come with fully comprehensive insurance for a drive included in the price. Collection is from Gosforth in Newcastle. Or delivery and or collection can be arranged to your home and from the reception. They will provide a familiarisation drive to show the driver(s) how to safely start, drive and operate a 40-45 year old car, this can be done earlier in the week before the wedding at their location. Multiple drivers can be insured

Chauffeur service, their standard package includes a suited chauffeur with a choice of ribbons, 3 hours with the car allowing for photos and multiple trips. Extra distance or hours can be quoted on request.

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Frequently asked questions

Type of vehicles:

Premium quality cars
Classic cars
Sports cars

About the fleet:

All our cars are true classics from 1960s/early 1970s. Cars which are rarely seen (or heard!) these days. Fully maintained and beautifully restored, they love to be used!

What is included in the wedding package?

We provide self drive cars with comprehensive insurance, or we can provide a chauffeur. Ribbons and bows included if required. Self drive is more intimate, give the groom or father a surprise!

How far in advance should I contact you?

Please contact us as soon as you can to reserve your first choice of self drive classic car in Newcastle Upon Tyne. We need at least 1 week's notice

Is the car chauffeur driven?


Is there a minimum rental time?

Yes, we have minimum hire charge of 4 hours for self drive weddings, or an hourly rate for chauffeured weddings

Is there a maximum rental time?


Are there any additional services?

We can provide self drive cars for all types of events. You may want to reward the best man with a days hire in his favourite car. Chauffeurs can be provided for those who do not want to drive

Do you charge per hour or per event?

Per event

What are the forms of payment?

We only accept card or BACS payments. We require 50% booking deposit at time of reservation and balance a minimum of 4 weeks in advance. Self drive hires require pre-authorised debit/credit deposit
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17 Linden Rd, Gosforth NE3 4EY Newcastle Upon Tyne (Tyne & Wear)

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