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Toy and model shop, stocking model rail items - trains, track, scenics and accessories. Always a selection of second hand items. Also wooden toys, radio controlled models, die cast cars and buses, model kits, toys and collectable items.
Previously submitted Customer Comments
Neil , Southport Merseyside -
02 Sep 2016 -
The man is just rude ! Shop is more akin to a car boot than a shop ! Empty boxes and rubbish piled up everywhere ! Been to a few odd shops in my time ,but......! Wouldn't waste my time ! Much better shop in cromer !
Jeffrey , Horley -
20 Aug 2016 -
Unlike some I visited when the shop did re-open at 1pm (on Thursday 18th). Not a shop that stocks new model railways but good for model cars, paints, second-hand model railway bits and prices as well as some slot cars.
Ray , Blakeney, Norfolk. -
19 Aug 2016 -
I can never find this shop open!! Went today and a sign on the door said Back at One. He wasn't. Went back just after 2.30 and the sign said Closed!!! I give up.
David , Margate, Kent dfsdf444 -
03 May 2016 -
Confirm that this shop was open on the 19 April 2016 when I made a purchase. However the shop hours as listed may not be accurate.
Arthur , Northants -
16 Oct 2015 -
I try to visit this shop regularly but it is closed more often than open. When open there is a good range of 'stuff' for a small model shop. Don't expect to be made to feel welcome though!
Steve , Desborough -
26 Jun 2015 -
Down in norfolk for a week and tried to visit this shop 3 times. Sign on the door back at one, went back and nobody there shop shut every time. Useless. Wouldn't waste my time again. Went to the shop in hunstanton instead.
Nigel , Cromer -
26 Jun 2014 -
As a local (I live in cromer) and a professional model-Maker, this has been my only retail supplier since the excellent cromer models closed down some years ago. I have given up going to this shop on spec, as it never seems to be open at any useful time. I always try and ring ahead first. That being said, the range of paints, plastic/metal sections and other materials is excellent. They have also ordered things in for me. However, it is their lack of social skills which let them down in my opinion. I know retail makes one cynical, the public are on the whole pretty stupid, but a good shop owner, especially a fellow modeller, should at least be able to strike up a conversation.
Reg , Norfolk -
12 May 2014 -
I visited this shop on 29 April 2014, at about 4pm, and found it closed. an assistant in an adjacent charity shop said that autoloco is still definitely in business but that the proprietor does not open it to a specific schedule. She said that it is normally open 9.30-12 noon and 1.30-3.30 pm but not necessarily for times outside this.
Dave , Stowmarket, Suffolk -
03 Oct 2013 -
Iâ€™ve had better and happier service at a funeral directors! â€™MR happyâ€™ here must be the most miserable soul in the town! the shop contained mainly second-hand contrasted by a very over-the-top flash revolving display of model road vehicles. After receiving the most miserable â€™welcomeâ€™ ever I felt reluctant to ask him any questions and promptly left. only visit this shop if you happen to be in the area, it is certainly not worth visiting in its own right.
Paul , Orsett, Essex -
28 Sep 2013 -
Visited the shop today. So still open! Some Hornby and Bachmann stock , mostly wagons , at good prices. Some current second hand as well as older models. Airfix models available and a big display of 00 model vehicles. Also railway specific railmach paint and modelling supplies . Plenty of stuff to look thru , including books , model boats. Worth a look around but if you were after something specifically I would ring.
Tony , Reading, Berkshire -
24 Jun 2013 -
Friday 21st June. I attempted to visit this shop at 3:30 in the afternoon. A sign on the door said it was closed. A little later I saw what I presumed to be the owner unlock the door and enter the shop with another person but the sign remained "Closed". Although I hadnâ€™t made a special trip to sheringham I was a little disappointed that this shop was unavailable at this time of day.
Anthony , Southam -
14 Jun 2012 -
This shop is nicely located on the road between the north norfolk railway and sheringham sea front, the building is of about average size for a model railway shop. Displays are rather hap-hazard with some items seemingly strewn around the shop. There is a very good selection of 2nd hand OO & N gauge all at very good prices and various ages right through from mint Hornby dublo to some quite recent releases from Bachmann & hornby. Also scenic accessories (Metclafe kits and woodland scenics, I think)and a nice selection of 2nd hand railway books. However, the main failing in my eyes would be I saw no evidence of any new locos/coaches/rolling stock what-so-ever, which was very disappointing and the main reason for the low score. Customer service was ok, but could have been a bit more friendly. Generally a good shop for a look if you're in the area and after something 2nd hand but precious little more.
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