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I am a young mum and I have the Silver Cross Durham Rose in white with a navy hood. I have wanted one since I was a little girl, no horrible bright green bugaboos etc for me. It is my most treasured baby purchase. I get stopped so many times pushing it to the market every week. I am so proud to be using it. I live in a tiny little terrace house and have a car, and I can fit it in both quite easily. I intend to keep my pram for children and grandchildren for years to come. I love it.

Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram posted 2008-07-16 by Clare Hart from Bingham, Nottinghamshire


Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram

You can not beat the comfort of a Silver Cross pram. My parents bought me my Silver Shadow in 1973 for my first child. It has been used for my three girls and all ten of my grandchildren. It is still with us, along with a Regency and a Trident. Still pushing after all these years!

Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram posted 2008-06-23 by Valerie Bradey from Stayner, Ontario, Canada


Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram

My mum and I have a Silver Cross pram, I am unsure what model it is, could be a Berkeley. It is navy blue with a metalic light blue horizontal cross pattern on each side with the 'silver cross' logo in the centre. We think it may well originate from the 70s, but we're not too sure. It was found some 19 years ago left on the side of the road with the wheels missing. New wheels were purchased and the pram has been a very good friend to some 22 grandchildren and great-grandchildren! If anyone who reads this could possibly know the make of our beloved silver cross, your reply will be greatly appreciated...Thank you, Maxine.

Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram posted 2008-06-16 by Maxine from Coventry


Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram

My sisters and I were all pushed around in silver cross coach-built prams. My mum loved them and we were put to sleep outside in the fresh air in them regularly. When I was little I got a doll's one for Christmas and I recently got it down from the attic. It is still sparkling new and simply looking for a clip on junior chair for it to hang off!

Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram posted 2008-04-10 by Carla from Lancashire


Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram

I have always loved Silver Cross prams and had one for my own children thirty years ago. Now a proud grandma I have bought another. I know the modern prams are easier to fit in cars etc but the coach built ones are so much comfier for baby and the wipe clean interiors more hygienic. Also, it is great exercise taking baby for a walk and very good for making new friends as people stop to chat! One young woman commented, somewhat scathingly, "nobody wants prams like this any more, they are too big for modern houses." That made me laugh, considering many mothers of yesteryear lived in small cottages but the pram was part of the furniture. Unlike today, when babies are put upstairs in their cots to sleep and never get fresh air in their prams in the garden. Better get off my soapbox now!

Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram posted 2008-03-28 by Jenni from Leeds, West Yorkshire


Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram

I brought my Silver Cross pram from England to Canada in 1973. It is a Victorian coach with navy hood and white body with a rose medallion on the side. Relatives used it in the 60s, I bought it in the 70s and used it for all 3 children when living in Cincinnati and Ontario. Now my daughter uses it for her children. Yesterday, I took my small granchildren by train to Toronto in the pram. People stopped me and commented on my lovely pram over and over again (few mentioned my children!). Indeed, my daughter and I like to play the game "pram vs.the babies", and the PRAM always wins. Truly, my grandchildren are beautiful too, but these days there are many lovely kids, but not many prams. How I love mine!

Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram posted 2007-09-28 by Jennifer Schinkel from Calisle, Ontario, Canada


Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram

It's such a shame that modern life is resisting these prams. My daughter uses her 1963 pram and it is quite hard to get round, but we persevere. It seems to cheer up a number of elderly people we see as they tell us tales of their prams, even the old men stop and chat. Youngsters are amazed as many of them have never seen a proper pram before. It's most definitely an icon and the revival of big prams (due mostly to people being able to get them on e-bay) is great. It's so lovely to see babies pushed around in safety and comfort and not hanging from their straps in their little fold up buggies when they're only a few weeks old. A sight I really feel sad to see!

Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram posted 2007-09-03 by wendy young from hemel hempstead


Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram

I SIMPLY LOVED MY SILVER CROSS SILVERSTREAM PRAM, SHAME I ONLY HAD ONE BABY, BUT NEVER MIND, I CAN WAIT FOR GRANDCHILDREN NOW

Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram posted 2007-08-20 by VEE COYNE from tyne and wear


Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram

They are so strong and sturdy and you can walk for miles well supported by the balance and weight of the pram. The whole weekly shop can fit under the covers and on the tray that rests on the chasis. A todler can sit comfortably strapped on the child seat or learn to walk 'pushing' the pram along with you. It is so easy to glide along with the pram, that it is easier to go shopping with the pram than to negotiate those horrendous super-market car-parks in the car. The prams negotiate pavements, hills and bumps with ease and after a very long walk you feel so refreshed and alive - who needs to go to a gym when a walk with the pram is so relaxing???

Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram posted 2007-07-16 by Susan from Wakefield Area


Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram

I have one of these -it's 50 years old and still stunning. People are always stopping me in the street to admire it and to tell me about the Silver Cross prams they used to own.

Comment on Silver Cross Coach-built Pram posted 2007-06-28 by June Weights from Southport


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