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 Gable End


For too long the gable end over our platform looked what could be politely described as shabby. We did consider painting it and even bought the paint but to be honest it was too far gone. So yesterday (18th Sept), having had cladding delivered and then scrounged the loan of a scaffold tower it was attacked by club members who in glorious Autumn Sunshine did what needed to be done. It now looks the part and we have plenty of paint to decorate the interior during the coming years months.

Sunday 22nd September


Charity day was a great success and the weather helped especially. No final figures as yet as we have to confirm what the bank with the blue eagle will add to the total but we expect it to be around the £2,000 mark for Guild Care.

So, back to our standard times of 2 until 5 for Sunday 22nd when we will be out in force again.


Sunday 29th September, Green Dreams Day


One of the extra days in our calendar. It co-incides with the event hosted with Field Place, further details on their website, we will be running from 10:30 until 4 so come along and discover us or rediscover us if you already have.



The full schedule for this year is shown on the public running page where you can also download a copy should you so wish.

Warm off the press! The latest edition of our newletter (Autumn 2019). Is available for download from the link at the top of the Members Page.


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



BN13 1NP

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