Aveling and Porter works number 8794 is a steam roller currently named Ophelia.
8794 was built in 1917 for the Eddisons Road Rolling Company of Brecon, South Wales. The roller got laid up in a park in 1967 were it stood for many years till it was deemed unsafe as a playground feature like many others on Health and Safety grounds.
it got bought by present owner in 1992.
Brian Allison bought it from the park in 1992 and restored it to present condition over several years. The roller has appeared at many rallies in the North Wales borders and Cheshire/Shropshire area over the years.