The Worthing and District Society of Model Engineers



Welcome to the website of the Worthing and District Society of Model Engineers. Whether you are an existing member of the Society, someone interested in model engineering or a member of the public looking for information on our next running day for the trains, we hope that you will find this site interesting. 


If you are interested in joining us please call into Field Place on one of our Thursday meeting evenings or on a Wednesday or on some  Saturday mornings. Alternatively you may use our Contact Us page to send an email or download and complete an application form. There is more information on the About us page.


Disabled Toilets Update


Lately, a lot of work with not a lot to show has been going on. It's the usual 5% of the work taking 95% of the time.

What has happened is the wall panels have been fitted, the plumbing and drainage prepared for the sanitary ware and finally, (trumpet fanfare) the flooring has been laid. Not your common tiles but sheeting that also rises up the wall a few inches with an edge like upside down coving that will help keep them spotless.


We are unsure how to describe them due to the current furore about toilet sinage, use, who uses them and how so we will try designating them "Boys or Girls" so that will be BOGS for short.


More pictures on the Disabled toilet page


Link to Disabled Toilets







Space is always a premium anywhere, not just down at Field Place. With these brand new places as yet unspoilt where better to store the odd wheelbarrow, chairs or possably a flagpole, nothing permanent you understand, just out of the way on a temporary basis.


With that in mind our erstwhile Chairman has pinned an official notice on the frame of the gents, sorry left hand bog. The same also applies to the new store room on the right


An extra Public Running date will be on Sunday 30th September in celebration of the 3rd Green Dreams day. From 13:00 until 16:000

Last Sunday, Charity day on 9th September


              This was a fantastic day all round, the weather was just as requested. Thank you to all who came along. In addition  the trains running from 11 am through to 5 pm the canteen was kept very busy plus the tombola was a success along with the other attractions.


Thanks to Barclays bank then who swelled the money raised by £750 we will be able to donate £1900 to Guild Care.




Our running season is drawing to a close but will will be there on Sunday 23rd September at our usual times of 2 to 5 pm


 Our next outing is on Sunday September 9th and don't forget there's an extra one the following week.

The latest Autumn 2018 edition of our newletter is available for download from the link on the Members Page.



We are in the North West corner of Field |Place, beyond the Tennis Courts. I suggest that you use the first Car Park entrance on the Right after enetering Field Place having gone past the indoor bowling club on your left. Go through to the second part of the car park and from there there's a fairly direct footpath by the bowling greens on your left up to the footbridge access to the club house as ground level access to the track and clubhouse is closed off on public running days. However, there is a buggy park by our entrance and disabled acccess is provided should it be needed.


Our full postal address is

Worthing & District Society of Model Engineers

Field Place



BN13 1NP

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