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RC Model Store
very nice shop had everything i need to complete my project friendly staff and very welcoming easy to find and close to the a1 motorway .
Mike, Stevenage - 14 Nov 2017 - Five Stars

Osborn's Models
Brilliant transaction, arrived earlier than expected , well packed , I will certainly use them again. Just wish they were located nearer then I could visit and shop in person
David, Barnoldswick - 14 Nov 2017 - Four & a half Stars

Osborn's Models
Osborn's provide a great selection of model railway items at competitive prices in a wide range of scales. They also offer a range of exclusive items.
Dave, Worcester - 14 Nov 2017 - Three & a half Stars

Osborn's Models
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Stuart, Chippenham - 14 Nov 2017 - Four & a half Stars

Osborn's Models
Excellent prompt service of my orders. A great range of n gauge products to choose from. The website is set out well and easy to find specific items.
Dermot, Rickmansworth - 14 Nov 2017 - Four & a half Stars

Osborn's Models
Goods arrived as expected. Very helpful staff. Will certainly visit site again. Hope to visit Shop when in area. Totally recommend them for N gauge items.
Gillian, Berkshire - 14 Nov 2017 - Four & a half Stars

Osborn's Models
I have only used this retailer via internet and at certain shows I have visited. The reason for my score is the online service has always been a good experience. Will visit shop when in the area.
John, Tamworth - 14 Nov 2017 - Four & a half Stars

Osborn's Models
Website contains lots of products, although initially I could not find what I was looking for, I did track it down. If I'm honest the website looks a little dated (these things move so fast these days). The staff at Osborn's models are very helpful when speaking to them
Tony, Borehamwood, Hertfordshire - 14 Nov 2017 - Four Stars

Hatton's Model Railways Ltd
I have been dealing with Hattons since the 1950s - at first through my Father, then in my own right from the mid 1960s to the present day. This alone should suggest they are pretty damn good. there are plenty of good model shops in the UK, but I generally deal with Hattons through choice. They are excellent. On top of their game. I would very strongly recommend them as fist choice.
Michael, Wallasey - 05 Nov 2017 - Five Stars

The Model Shop
Tucked in a back street and not east to find this is a little gem. The model railway section is downstairs and not always staffed so you may have ask to go down. Darren who looks after it is extremely helpful and a wizard at repairs and decoder fitting and testing. The stock is much larger than you might expect, and very comprehensive. Discounts are sometime available. It’s rapidly becoming my first port of call.
Richard, Emsworth - 03 Nov 2017 - Four & a half Stars
[Response: "Thank you Richard for your honest review, look forward to seeing you again soon at The Model Shop."]

The Hobby Shop
Great News for Kent Modellers. The Hobby Shop has moved from West Street to a much larger premises at 85 Preston Street, Faversham and remains a modellers "Aladdin's Cave" but now with greater room to view the immense stock. Top Marks to Harvey, the Manager, for making this very bold move and he deserves every success. I have been a very satisfied customer for many years and highly recommend this shop to my fellow modellers. Now worthy and as promised that 10 out of 10!
John, Chatham, Kent - 02 Nov 2017 - Five Stars

Olivia's Trains & Models
Hi Just bought a Heljan Beyer Garritt from Olivia,s trains.Straight out the box on to the track through all the points with no problems, which is more than previous locos from another well known retailer could do.Some of them only went round once. The company in question was very good,but I did not want a refund.However that is history.The whole buying experience from Olivia,s. was positive,I also have a class 76 in L.N.E.R.Green,fantastic paint job.So far the new motors are performing well.No connection to Olivia,s trains,just a satisfied customer.
Adam, Glasgow - 30 Oct 2017 - Four & a half Stars

Tony's Trains at Barby Model Rail Ltd.
Excellent service and very helpful staff, I have used Tony's trains for a few years now after meeting him at a model railway exhibition, most of purchases are made through Tony as he looks after me as loyal customer . I have met many model railway dealers in the past but Tony is the one I return to time after time. Keep up the good work.
Brent, Rotherham - 30 Oct 2017 - Five Stars

Tony's Trains at Barby Model Rail Ltd.
Tonys Trains & Transport is a fantastic little shop, They always have a great selection on offer, and Tony is a nice chap too! He will order anything in, if you require a certain product, and is often trading at shows around the country. He has fantastic prices, I have bought many great items from there before.
Michael, Leicester - 30 Oct 2017 - Five Stars

Tony's Trains at Barby Model Rail Ltd.
amazing shop with great customer service. always use this shop for any model railway stock that i need. highly recommend this shop to anyone. 5 stars.
Jamie, Rugby - 30 Oct 2017 - Five Stars

Junction 20 Models
I drove 180 miles to visit this shop today - FANTASTIC. The chap in the shop could not have been more helpful and I loved the selection of stock and the prices.
Chris, Wales - 23 Oct 2017 - Five Stars

Elaine's Trains
Lovely personal service. great quite with excellently fast delivery with first class packaging. items were all in good condition and prices were lower than many second-hand shops
Dominic, Baughurst, Hampshire - 22 Oct 2017 - Five Stars

The Little Layout Company
Outstanding service! As a visitor from Australia they provide an efficient, friendly and timely DCC fitting service. I will certainly use again and can warmly recommend their services.
Peter, Adelaide, Australia - 21 Oct 2017 - Four & a half Stars

Janes Trains
I visited and was surprised to see so many pre-owned locos, coaches, wagons and track. I have never seen so much pre-owned in one shop. The service was brilliant we did a deal on two Britannias. I will be back there again when I visit the area.
Roger, Chester - 12 Oct 2017 - Five Stars

Tutbury Models
Like Aladin's cave. Floor to ceiling locos, coaching stock and scale scenery plus excellent help and advice. Heading back when I can afford to do so......
David, Lichfield - 11 Oct 2017 - Four & a half Stars

Paignton Model Shop
We visited the Paignton Model Shop this afternoon and were saddened that the shop had been burgled over the weekend! I live in Scotland and we visit the shop when we visit on holiday. The owners always recognise us and today was no different, as we were asked how we were. It was when we were about to pay for our goods that we discovered that the thief had not only taken thousands of pounds worth of valuable train items but also the credit card machine. The thief was athletic but not a youngster, and had come in through the roof. He forgot to take the cctv camera, so with luck he will be found! I love this shop as we are never pressured into buying but usually do. They sell N gauge as well as the bigger gauges. We buy our paints and brushes too for our other hobby, aircraft models and Games Workshop models. Ordering is available and I could get items delivered to my home in Scotland.
Fiona, Ayrshire - 10 Oct 2017 - Four Stars

The Sports & Model Shop
Good shop, we last year and we came back i bought a mk1 coach friendly shop ceeper with his dog ""Archie"" Hope to come next year when we are on holiday.
Mart, Netherlands - 27 Sep 2017 - Four & a half Stars

Trident Trains
A fantastic model railway shop with a very comprehensive range of RTR stock in both N and OO gauge. Scenic and building kits from all major suppliers. DCC decoder / Sound fitting service available. To me though the best thing about this shop is the owner who being a modeller himself gladly gives advice and assistance with great friendliness and patience.
Keith, Middlewich - 20 Sep 2017 - Four & a half Stars

Pennine Models
Great model shop not only for model railway enthusiasts this shop has a great selection of the latest plastic kits by the top manufactures & is a great place to look for bargains as if you are prepared to delve in the mountain of kits I loved it can't wait to go back it reminded me of hobby shops of old.
Steve, Lleeds, West Yorkshire - 20 Sep 2017 - Four & a half Stars

Caistor Loco
Visited Caistor Loco while visiting a friend in the town last month. Typical old-school model shop - stuff stashed in every nook and cranny with a welcoming proprietor who knows what and where everything is, and also what's sold out! Picked up some reasonably priced discontinued whitemetal kits to try out from the bargain box. Will definitely call again when next in town.
Mark, Tamworth, Staffordshire - 18 Sep 2017 - Four Stars

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