Severn Lamb - A history to be proud of...

Members of the Severn Lamb family have been involved in designing, building and maintaining leisure and light urban transport systems since 1947. Based near Stratford-upon-Avon, England, (Shakespeare's birthplace) the business continues to be family run with the same degree of passion and drive to deliver and develop excellent products and service.

Severn Lamb work hard to maintain our reputation for exceptional quality and innovation in leisure and light urban transport. The management team has a vast wealth of experience and hands-on involvement and this allows informed decision making.

The company's core strengths are in the development and customisation of light urban & leisure transport systems. Severn Lamb has developed, built and supported applications which include:

  • Rail Trains
  • Light Urban Monorails
  • Custom Electric Vehicles
  • Themed buses and street transport
  • Road Trains
  • Themed monorails
  • Replica Vintage Vehicles
  • River and lake passenger boats

A number of Severn Lamb's key customers include:

  • Athens Olympics, Greece
  • Busch Gardens, USA
  • Disney Land Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Drayton Manor, UK
  • Genting Highlands, Malaysia
  • Leofoo Village, Taiwan
  • Mirabilandia, Italy
  • Port Aventura, Spain
  • Thorpe Park, UK
  • Beto Carreo World, Brazil
  • Disney Animal Kingdom, USA
  • Disney Land Paris, France
  • Dreamland Park, Egypt
  • Legoland, UK
  • Mines Resort, Malaysia
  • Paju City, Korea
  • Sunway City, Malaysia
  • Touristic Enterprises, Kuwait

Although all Severn Lamb transport systems include well-proven and tested components each one is unique in appearance. The company uses a blend of computer (CAD) technology and traditional craft skills to ensure accuracy, speed and originality on all projects. The company prides itself on building solutions which last for many years whilst maintaining high residual value.

Severn Lamb is experienced in supplying clients throughout the world including:

  • Theme Parks
  • Municipalities
  • Shopping malls
  • Festivals
  • Museums
  • Amusement attractions
  • Heritage centres
  • Governments
  • Tourist resorts & hotels
  • Family entertainment centres

Severn Lamb's products can be found operating day after day in more than 50 countries, many for more than 40 years. References from around the globe on our range of products are available from the Severn Lamb sales office by clicking here.


Severn Lamb - The Journey through time

1948 Severn Lamb founded by Peter Severn Lamb and operated from workshops behind a family owned hotel in Stratford-upon-Avon
1954 First employees engaged. Manufacturing predominantly models & 7 1/4" gauge steam railways
1957 Severn Lamb incorporates and moves to a new purpose built factory, Western Road, Stratford-upon-Avon
1960 Severn Lamb enters the larger gauge passenger hauling railways
1975 Founder, Peter Severn Lamb dies. Michael Severn Lamb takes over the reins of the company
1980 Fire destroys factory and is re-built & enlarged
1985 Adjacent premises acquired
1986 Severn Lamb delivers train to National Garden Festival opened by Her Majesty The Queen
1990 Factory premises re-built & extended to 13,500sq/ft
1994 Factory & Offices moves to existing 2 acre site in Alcester, Warwickshire
1995 Severn Lamb awarded The Queen’s Award for Export Achievement having exported 96% of production in the previous year
2004 Disney Land Hong Kong receives 3 x 36" gauge Jupiter Locomotives
2004 Severn Lamb delivers moving stage for the opening ceremony of the Athens Olympic Games
2005 Patrick Severn Lamb, Grandson of Peter Severn Lamb, founder, joins the company
2006 Delivery of a custom Texan rail train to Forest Park, Yinchuan, China marks production of Severn Lamb's 200th rail train
2008 Patrick Severn Lamb appointed Managing Director
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