About Us

The Society was formed in by 20 members (see photograph), and has had a few different meeting places over the years. Currently, we meet at Old Brumby United (formerly St. Mark’s) Church Hall, Ashby Road, typically on the first Wednesday of January, April, July, and October, at . We also have a 5”/3½” raised track at Normanby Hall Country Park on the outskirts of Scunthorpe.

From Easter to October, the track is open on Sundays and Bank Holiday Mondays from to , giving rides to the public. On most Tuesdays throughout the year, there is a working party to do running repairs and improvements to the track and site; all members are welcome.

The Society is affiliated with the Northern Association of Model Engineers and the Southern Federation of Model Engineering Societies.

Sepia-toned photograph of 20 men standing in front of a brick building
The founder members of the SSME in at the opening of the first Society workshop