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16b Station Fields Industrial Estate, Kidlington,
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Howes have been trading since 1939! We currently offer a fast 'on-line' service via our constantly updated website whilst still maintaining a showroom of modelling products. We are now primarily R/C with a greatly reduced model railway section that is only open on a part time basis (Monday/Tues and Thursday).
Previously submitted Customer Comments
Martyn , West Wales And Oxford -
19 Sep 2016 -
I have used Howes Model Railways for almost forty years, particularly more recently as a user of Heljan O gauge models and ESU sound decoders, and the quality of customer care I have received has always been second-to-none. If ever there has been an issue with any model I have purchased it has been dealt with swiftly, thoroughly and courteously. The level of expertise on Heljan and Esu is comprehensive. It is important to bear in mind that Monday/Tuesday/Thursday are the days to visit or call for model railway business.
Nick , Bicester -
12 Sep 2016 -
I have been shopping at Howes for 15 years. They have a good stock of reasonably priced second hand railway products. However over the last year the shop has massively deterioriated. There are new, quite rude staff there. I have often found some of them offhand and disinterested in the railway side of the business. This morining I went there to find that the shop was not ready for business, despite the website saying that they would be ready in their new premises from today. Having travelled for near 30min I therefore wasted nearly an hour. When I mentioned this I got no apology from anybody. When I said that the web site should have mentioned that they were not ready for business today, I was informed that the internet was down. I will continue to use Howes as there are so few model railway shops near where I live. However I think their service is now poor.
Kevin , Windsor -
01 Jan 2015 -
I've always had consistently excellent service from the model railway side of howes, the only issue I ever had was down to the manufacturer changing the spec on something, which was quickly resolved by the model railway team. I have recently also returned to radio controlled equipment and decided to buy myself a tamiya lunchbox and an rc helicopter for my fathers christmas present. I decided that rather than risk the postal service, I would go to the shop. 10/10 to the rc team too. Excellent service once again, but and I must emphasise this, check Online prices first, you may be surprised when you arrive!
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