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Ian Allan Book & Model Shop Ltd


45-46 Lower Marsh,  Waterloo, London,  Greater London SE1 7RG

 020 7401 2100

Credit Cards accepted Mail Order Service available
Opening Hours: MON to FRI 9 am to 4.00 pm, SAT 9 am to 4.00 pm
Worldwide Export: Yes
Model Types Stocked:


10th August 2020

Stockists of:

- British Outline -
Manufacturers stocked:
Bachmann, Hornby, Peco, Woodland Scenics, Expo Tools, Harburn Hamlet, Gilbow, Superquick, Modelmaster Decals, K&M Countryscene, JTT Scenery, Gaugemaster, Classix, Oxford Diecast, Base-toys, Corgi, Efe, Britains Military Figures, Humbrol, Vallejo, Farish, Dapol, Oxford Rail, Heljan, Masterbox, Revell, Afv, Miniart, Dragon, Airfix, Takom, Bronco, Meng
Scales & Gauges:
2mm, 4mm,
N, OO, OO9
Other Model Railway Products Stocked:
Other Modelling Products Stocked:
Books & DVDs, Paints & Glues, Plastic & Card kits, Scenic Materials, Tools

Based near Waterloo Station we are London's number one destination shop for all transport enthusiasts. We stock a large range of books, magazines, DVD's, collectable models, ready to run railway models as well as a large range of plastic kits. We also stock a large range of Expo Tools, glues, paint brushes and Humbrol, Vallejo, AK Interactive and Mig paints and pigments. Photographs of the shop can be seen in Google Maps under Ian Allan, London SE1 7RG
[RateIT] [Write a Review] Current Rating: Three Stars
 Previously submitted Customer Comments

Ian , Leeds - 09 Aug 2020 - Three Stars
This is the last of the famous old Ian Allan stores, with the loss of the Birmingham and Manchester branches. It is also the last model shop in central London (As opposed to Greater London) and for these two reasons given alone it is worth visiting. It is located in a trendy back street near Waterloo station. Very good transport literature (What IA are famous for) and other media section. Modest selection of railway and other models at mostly full RRP (Can be forgiven given their location and overheads, and the convenience factor). I wouldn't travel into London especially for it, but when there with work I often make the trip over.

Kim , Aylesbury - 15 May 2018 - Three Stars
Generally aimed a railways but still good for tools, materials and books. Model kits selection is a bit limited. Mainly larger scales. Friendly staff worth a visit.

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