From pints to pistons – Monty’s Classics settles in at former pub

IT’S PROVING FAR from ‘last orders’ at Monty’s Classics, as the supplier of British spares to the enthusiast is now firmly in place at its new premises, a former pub on the border between Devon and Cornwall.

Bar staff at The Cross House in Metherell, near Callington pulled their last pints more than a decade ago and after a lot of work the bar and restaurant are now a Mecca for British bike fans hunting for elusive parts rather than thirsty locals after a pint.

Monty has an encyclopaedic knowledge of Triumph, Norton and BSA parts and worked for 20 years at Terry Hobbs’ shop in Plymouth.


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