Fast forward a few months and we are hot footing it back down to Cheshire, foot to the floor, 57 MPH in a hired 7.5 ton curtain sider lorry.  Vroom vroom. We have one specialist at the helm and a crack team of what can only be called labourer types and I include myself in that category.  Here is the strip down in pictures:

8am and table in full bloom

Carriage removed and registration bars unbolted

Top skin being very carefully untacked