The Society of Independent Roundabout Proprietors
Membership Details

The society of Independent Roundabout Proprietors is open to professional and semi-professional showmen, who operate good quality equipment.

The list of qualifying items includes rides and games which are pre-war, wooden framed, steam driven, or hand-turned. Early electric driven items also qualify.

Owners of traveling or static arcades which feature solely vintage slot machines may also apply for membership.

Owners of equipment which has been altered from the original form and modern reconstructions will be considered for Associate Membership.

Associate Membership is also open to slot machine dealers, fairground dealers, and showman’s decorators.

The full annual membership fee, payable at the next November meeting, is £30.00, which includes £5.00 contribution to the Legal Fund.
Late payments (those made after the November meeting) will only be accepted until the end of the following February, and incur a surcharge of £5.00.
If payment is not received by that date membership ceases.

New members are considered at each meeting by a vote of the current members.

The Society does not operate through a committee. At all meetings, members have one vote.

It is a condition of membership that all equipment has an ADIPS (Amusement Device Inspection Procedures) test.
Proof of this and also Public Liability Insurance must be sent both on first application to join and every subsequent renewal of membership.
Membership cannot be continued without following these requirements.

We do not accept applications from members of other trade associations representing traveling / fairground amusement industry.

If you wish to apply to join, please download a membership form and email it to

or send it to the Membership Secretary

Jack Schofield
c/o 66 Carolgate
DN22 6ET

and enclose photographs of your equipment together with the applicant's full name and address.

New applicants will be considered at the next meeting.
If you require further details or information, please contact the Secretary,
Jack Schofield. 01777 702872, (evenings preferred) or by email to

The membership form can be downloaded here, right click on the link to save this file

SIRP membership form

SIRP membership renewal form

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