Remote and radio control planes and aircraft, model railways, plastic kits, slot cars, model accessories, glues and tools in Uckfield, East Sussex. We stock items for many types of modelling from a tiny N gauge sheep to a ¼ scale RC aeroplane fighter with all sorts of things in between.
Previously submitted Customer Comments
Colin , Rye -
30 Jun 2016 -
Still an excellent model shop it changed ownership at the start of February 2016.
The new owners (Jackie & Simon) are friendly and most welcoming and have slightly re-organised the shop giving it a much lighter and roomier air. Taking on a new business is always a challenge and the new owners are settling in well with the shop being on the 'well worth a visit' list.
Both are helpful in terms of looking and selecting models with a test-track for new locomotives (etc). Whilst items can sometimes be found cheaper via mail-order this does not provide for the ability to inspect and test models - a major advantage when you have such a helpful shop.
The shop is a ten minute walk from Uckfield railway station; slightly less on the downhill return. There is parking in a long lay-by almost opposite else just off the High Street.
David , Rye, East Sussex -
27 May 2014 -
Have used the hobby box for many years both the old one and under the new managment. Always have good service and advice, will go the extra mile for the customer. Good stocks and prices plus all the other bits needed. Parking never normally a problem just a short walk from the shop. Worth a detour.
Ron , Bexhill-on-sea -
13 Feb 2014 -
Stocks and supplies north American ho 3.5 mm to the foot code 83 peco rails and points. very useful to us n.American railroad modellers. Also well stocked with every kind of uk items and creative resources such as paints etc. Helpful people too. Ron gager nmrabr
Colin , Rye, East Sussex -
10 Feb 2014 -
Well worth a visit! this is such a well-stocked friendly model shop that sometimes struggles to display all its goods - so don’t be afraid to ask if you can’t see what you want! it caters for uk outline railway modelling (2mm and 4mm with a limited 7mm range) as well as rc model aircraft and boats. It is stocks a good range of all the small detailing part including transfers /decals, loco parts & scenic items. they are very helpful and will order in stock if asked. Similarly they will post goods out to you. unless requested otherwise N & 00 locomotives are test-run in the shop; a facility not all shops or on-line merchants offer. The shop is under ten minutes walk from uckfield station and there is usually plenty of on-street parking further up the hill or in the nearby car-park (Regency close off church street). ps - at the risk of sounding sexist while i’m browsing in the hobbybox my partner undertakes her browsing in the excellent (Unrelated) fabric shop in buxted.
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