LWB T5 Conversion with Safari Roof

Ellie & Gavin’s LWB Classic ‘Eliza’

A husband and wife team from Bristol, Ellie and Gavin liked the clean lines of Cambee’s design, and deemed us the most likely to put together a simple, retro interior that harked back to the surfing VWs of old. The finished product’s a melodious blend of white, grey and orange, with a colour scheme that hangs on the curtains – a fail safe method of striking interior design gold.

One of the clues that Eliza’s a little more 21st century than the original Westfalias: a shower attachment on the back of the van lets the surfing

couple hose themselves down straight from the water. You also wouldn’t have caught an elevating SCA roof 30 years ago. Wild for our safari roof, the couple commissioned us to transform their ready-fitted SCA into an open air sitting platform for even more fun. Topped off with drawers (a LWB bonus) and swiveling front seats, Eliza’s extremely livable.

The rear hose attachment is small but it does its job. The couple plumped for a 25L Elgena water heater for theirs, for warm, bath-like hosing downs.

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