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.


The latest edition of our newletter (Summer 2020). Is available for download from the link at the top of the Members Page.

This the Summer edition and not Simmer, as yet there has been no significant temperature rises..


Southern Federation Health and Safety Document May 2020


The Southern Fed has published  its document HS2020 - Managing health and safety at passenger-carrying miniature railways. All members, particularly committee members should read, discuss and implement its reccomendations whereever appropriate.


A downloadable copy is available on the members private page.


2020 Season Public Running


Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic we will not be offering any public running.


How long this will last is beyond our control but if what is being advised by H.M. Government becomes fact it could be well into Summer before we can start for the year.


We will keep you informed of progress through this web site or our Facebook page and hope to see you all in the not too distant future.


Updates for members are on the members page




In spite of the restrictions of lockdown and social distancing we have been able to keep the grass tidy at our track. Today 20th May was the 4th time members have descended onto our grounds to do what is required to keep it presentable. If we waited until a degree of freedom was restored we would be faced with something that looked like the open downland or at least looking like something the council turned the local streets into last year.

It's a shame that the only ones to benefit are dogs on walkies or others exercising but you must agree, it does look very nice down there.


We now have a Twitter Account so use the link to see the twitter feed


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



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