Welcome to JEC GLASGOW REGION

A short history of JEC GLASGOW REGION

The Regional Club was founded in 1990.

The story began shortly after Jim Colville purchased his Series II Jaguar XJ6.

Jim did not know how to restore the car so he asked around and he was advised to join the Jaguar Enthusiasts' Club. When he started reading the Club's Magazine he thought there might be a need for a Glasgow Region.

He contacted the area liaison person at that time and assistance was duly rendered. The Club gave Jim a note of all the existing signed up national members in his area and off he went. Jim then sent out 80 letters inviting them to form a JEC Glasgow Regional Club and received three replies.

The four resulting founding members were:

Ken Gorman, Chris Magnus, Ken Rae and Jim Colville. The first meeting was held in August 1990 at the Burnside Hotel in Burnside, Rutherglen. The four members each took a turn with the expenses to help get the club off the ground.

After 31 years the Region's club night is still at the Burnside Hotel.

Three of the four founding members, Jim Colville, Ken Gorman & Chris Magnus, are still active members of JEC Glasgow Region. If you need advice, or just want to talk Jaguar for an evening, the Burnside Hotel is a must. Within the Regional membership there is a vast body of knowledge on all things Jaguar.

Committee Members for 2022 - 2023

Chairman: Jim Pettigrew
Regional Organiser: Jim Colville
Secretary: Gordon Mathieson
Technical Adviser: Ken Gorman
Treasurer: Angus Mackenzie
Events Organiser: Ron Hutchison

Meetings
Meetings take place on the second Wednesday of the month from 7.30pm at the Burnside Hotel, East Kilbride Road, Burnside, Glasgow G73 5EA. ****(Note that currently the hotel has staffing issues as a knock-on effect of Covid and our normal meetings are on hold for the moment due to the hotel closing early mid-week). We have had a couple of Saturday morning breakfast meets at the Burnside Hotel as a temporary arrangement until our 2nd Wednesday arrangement comes back on stream.
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Whatever your Jaguar (or if you have just started looking), come along and you will find....someone who has one....or used to have one....or wants one too....or someone who will sell you one. In any case you are assured of a warm welcome from members and the committee.

Contact Jim Colville on 0141 631 2208 (sensible hours please) or e-mail : [email protected]

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2nd Wednesday of month
Burnside Hotel, East Kilbride Rd, Rutherglen, Scotland G73 5AE

About the region

The Glasgow Region welcomes you to join them for meetings, trips, local activities and monthly social gatherings. Everyone is welcome to join us and take part in what we have to offer and make the most of owning your Jaguar in the Glasgow area.

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The Glasgow Region welcomes you to join them for meetings, trips, local activities and monthly social gatherings. Everyone is welcome to join us and take part in what we have to offer and make the most of owning your Jaguar in the Glasgow area.

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