Welcome to the Blue Diamond Riley Services Limited blog!

Hello to all our friends, customers and new subscribers and welcome to the first entry into the new Blue Diamond blog. This blog is aimed to be very relaxed and more informative than formal, it will cover the exploits of the Blue Diamond team, our cars, workshop restorations and events that the team attend over the course of the year. …

Another successful Sunday Scramble at Bicester Heritage

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Last weekend was the final Scramble of the year at Bicester Heritage -- and it was the busiest October Sunday Scramble yet -- the weather was perfect, which always shows the fantastic grounds in all of their glory. The Sunday Scrambles take place a few times throughout the year and have become a must-see event, giving avid enthusiasts (and up-and-coming ...

Prepping for Monte Carlo..

Monte 2019
We were delighted to share our 1936 Riley Sprite with some vintage car enthusiasts yesterday in Banbury as we begin the planning for our third Monte Caro rally. It won't be long until the flags are waved and we start the journey once again -- and this time, with 3 years under our belt, we are even more prepared. More ...

October Scramble at Bicester Heritage

Four years on and the Sunday Scramble is an event of national repute, attracting enthusiasts from across the UK and Europe, offering the opportunity to explore the former RAF Bicester base, the restored wartime buildings and the specialists businesses based here. Starting with some 100 visitors at the first Scramble in 2014, the event has grown significantly with over 6,000 …

Blue Diamond’s 2018 Highlights

As the summer is winding down, we’re taking a minute to catch our breath and look back on the busy year we’ve had. Since our move to Bicester Heritage, our business has continued to grow with both new and familiar customers and we are excited to see what the future brings. Thank you to all of you for trusting us …

We are Blue Diamond Riley Services

A few months ago, we had the pleasure of working with Tom Lee to create a video speaking about who we are as Blue Diamond Riley Services. We had fun filming the clip and we are excited to share it with all of you. As our customers know, we pride ourselves on our honesty and integrity — our passion for …

How to find us – South Gate

Our Main Gate is currently out of action so visitors should enter through the South Gate. Please enter the below post code in to your satellite navigation, which will bring you to our temporary South Gate Entrance on Skimmingdish Lane. Once at the South Gate location, please press ‘7’ followed by the call button and they will activate the barrier …

We’re on Instagram

Blue Diamond Riley Services is now on Instagram. We hope you’ll find us and give us a follow – @BlueDiamondServices.

Day 2 complete!

Day 2 is complete! A much better day than yesterday and we are looking forward to see what the rest of the journey brings. After a brief nights sleep at the Old Bell Inn, I started the day on BBC Radio Oxford’s breakfast show. We then traveled south for the excellent Passage Control at Banbury – the council and volunteers …

Day 1 complete

Day 1 complete and what a day it was. To start, the atmosphere in Paisley was lively– so off we went! Things were going well until the weather took a turn for the worse — by the time we hit the A66, the snow made for very tricky driving. In addition to navigating the snow, we had an electrical short …

Where to find John and Dan during the Monte

Being days away from the start of our Monte adventure, we wanted to share with you all where will be for the coming weeks — but of course, we never know what adventure may be in store for us once we depart, so it’s best to keep a close eye on our tracker! The detailed navigation from the Monte team …