Manufacturers and suppliers of items useful to modellers of British 1:87 scale

 

Please also see Buying second-hand British H0 in the UK.

 

In the phone numbers given below, a zero in brackets (0) should be dialed only when you are in the same country as the supplier you are phoning.

 

Alan Gibson (Workshop)
PO Box 597
Oldham
Lancs OL1 9FQ
England
tel: [+44] (0)161 678 1607
sales@alangibsonworkshop.co.uk
www.alangibsonworkshop.co.uk

Manufacturer and supplier of wheels, wheelsets and related accessories

 

Alexander Models
37 Glanton Road
North Shields
NE29 8LJ
England
web site

Manufacturer of kits and parts. Supplier of own items.

 

Allen Doherty Worsley Works Kits
19 Douglas Road
Worsley M28 2SR
England
tel: [+44] (0)161 794 7480
www.worsleyworks.co.uk
enquiries@worsleyworks.co.uk

Manufacturer of kits and parts. Supplier of own items.

 

APOCOPE
fabique par S.A.R.L. APOCOPA
Le Boisboeuf
44130 Bouvron
France
tel: [+33] (0)2 40 56 32 10
info@apocopa.fr
www.apocopa.fr

Manufacturer and supplier of resin wagon models. Range previously included a four-wheel container flat wagon and a covered flat wagon for GB-continent use.

 

Bachmann Industries Europe Ltd
Moat Way
Barwell
Leicestershire LE9 8EY
England
tel: [+44] (0)1455 841756
fax: [+44] (0)1455 841787
www.bachmann.co.uk

Bachmann is the owner of Liliput and several other well-known brand names. It is also the distributor for several companies that it does not own.

The European headquarters in Leicestershire does not supply items direct (except spares). You must order through a retailer.

 

Backwoods Miniatures
11 Netherton Southside
Netherton
Morpeth
Northumberland
England NE65 7EZ
tel: [+44] (0)1669 630255
fax: [+44] (0)1669 630260
sales@backwoodsminiatures.com
www.backwoodsminiatures.com

Supplier of the Robert Stephenson & Hawthorn 0-4-0T crane tank steam loco, and models in other scales.

 

Bill Bedford Models
4 Belgrave Court
St George
Pontypool NP4 8NP
Wales
tel: [+44] (0)1495 753931
www.mousa.uk.com
billb@mousa.uk.com

Online catalogue for Bill Bedford Models etched brass coach, wagon and loco kits and components. Made to order in all scales (including H0) from computerised diagrams. Vast range. Takes Visa and Mastercard.

 

Branchlines
PO Box 4293
Westbury
BA13 9AA
England
tel/fax: [+44] (0)1373 822231
Mon.-Thurs. 9.30-13.00, 14.00-18.00
sales@branchlines.com

Manufacturer of kits and parts. Supplier of own and other manufacturers' items.

Representive for SEM (Steam Era Models) of Australia.

 

Cambridge Custom Transfers
206 Nuns Way
North Arbury
Cambridge CB4 2NS
England
cctrans@hotmail.com
www.cctrans.freeserve.co.uk

Manufacturers of a vast and growing range of decals, mainly for the BR steam era. All now available in 1:87 scale.

 

Christo Georgadidis (Balkan Models)
34, Freshfield Bank
Forest Row
East Sussex RH18 5HG
England
tel/fax: [+44] (0)1342 824374
www.balkanmodels.biz
info@balkanmodels.biz

Christo commissioned a run of HO WD 2-10-0 (LNER 07) steam locomotive kits from DJH.

 

Continental Model Supply Company (CMSC)

Produced a range of 1:87 scale military vehicles, now available from United Fun.

 

Conrad International
tel: [+49] (0)9604 4088 80
www1.int.conrad.com
international.sales@conrad.de

Before the model was reissued by Bachmann, Conrad supplied the Plasser & Theurer 07-32 Mainliner tamper/liner track maintenance vehicle in kit form. Conrad also supply many other railway modelling items.

 

David Walker
Coventry, England
tel: [+44] (0)2476 679987
dpmodels@aol.com

David is a professional modelmaker who builds kits to your specification. There may be a waiting period.

Payment terms: customer supplies kit (or payment for kit) in advance; the balance is paid upon completion. David also supplies diagrams for locos, wagons and railway structures.

 

DJH - MODEL LOCO
DJH Engineering Ltd, Project House, Consett Business Park, Villa Real, Consett, Co. Durham, DH8 6BP
England
tel: [+44] (0)1207 500050
fax: [+44] (0)1207 599757
sales@djhengineering.co.uk
www.djhmodelloco.co.uk

Manufacturer and supplier of high quality locomotive kits and ready-to-run models.

 

Eisenbahn-Treffpunkt Schweickhardt GmbH (ETS)
Rathausstraße 94
71334 Waiblingen-Beinstein
Germany
tel: [+49] (0)7151 93 79 31
fax: [+49] (0)7151 3 40 76
ets@modelleisenbahn.com
www.modelleisenbahn.com

Major supplier of many manufacturers' railway and road vehicle models (mainly continental manufacturers). Vast online database of items on their web site, both current and "obsolete". Keen prices and low shipping costs for medium-to-large-sized orders.

 

Fidelis Models
PO Box 1021
Poway
CA 92074
USA
tel/fax: [+1] 858 679-9001
www.fidelismodels.com
fidelismodels@cox.net

Manufacturer of military vehicles. Supplier of own and other manufacturers' items.

 

Firedrake Productions

Firedrake Productions is not currently producing British 1:87 scale items.

 

Gaugemaster
Gaugemaster House
Ford Road
Arundel
West Sussex BN18 0BN
England
tel: [+44] (0)1903 884488
fax: [+44] (0)1903 884377
sales@gaugemaster.co.uk
www.gaugemaster.co.uk

Importer and retailer of many brands of railway model product, including Fleischmann.

 

Gieffeci
www.gieffeci.com
info@gieffeci.com

Distributor of FS (Italian) railway models commissioned from Roco, including the FS Habfis ferry/chunnel wagons.

Visit the web site for a list of shops in Italy that stock Gieffeci products, or send a request to the email address.

 

Gerard Huet
5, rue des Anciens Combattants
F59175, Templemars
France
huet.gerard@wanadoo.fr
perso.wanadoo.fr/proto87.team

Manufacturer and supplier of wheelsets, wagon kits and related parts.

 

Hatton's
364-368 Smithdown Road
Liverpool L15 5AN
England
tel: [+44] (0)151 733 3655
fax: [+44] (0)151 734 4040
sales@ehattons.com
www.ehattons.com

Vast quantities of train models and model railway stuff.

 

Howes Models
12 Banbury Road
Kidlington
Oxfordshire OX5 2BT
England
tel: [+44] (0)1865 848000
fax: [+44] (0)1865 848222
www.howesmodels.co.uk

Roco specialists.

 

Ian Lindsay Models
PO Box 124
Pendle Hill
NSW 2145
Australia
tel: [+61] (0)2 6746 2741
ianlind@smartchat.net.au
www.ianlindsaymodels.com

Manufacturer of kits and parts. Supplier of own items.

 

Imex Model Co. Inc.
www.imex-model.com
UK importers: Pocketbond Ltd
PO Box 80, Welwyn AL6 0ND
website

Once produced 1:87 scale fully finished die-cast models of the Chieftain and Centurion Mk III tanks.

 

International Models
Plas Cadfor
Llwyngwril,
Gwynedd
LL37 2LA
tel: [+44] (0)1843 848101
www.internationalmodels.net
internationalmodels22@hotmail.com

Supplier of specialist items from the Auhagen, Brawa, Tillig, Sachsenmodelle and other ranges.

 

Jeremy Suter
120 Hayhurst Avenue
Middlewich
CW10 0BD
England
tel/fax: [+44] (0)1606 835708

Jeremy is a professional modelmaker who builds kits to your specification. There may be a waiting period.

Phone to discuss exact requirements, price and delivery times.

 

Jocadis

This model railway shop has sadly ceased trading.

Former commissioner and supplier of the HO version of the WD 2-8-0 and 2-10-0 (LNER 07) by DJH.

Former commissioner of the CM-Laser ferrywagon (Belgian type Hf) in epoche III guise, marked 'Societe Anglo Belgique de Ferry Boat'.

 

Kleinspoor
Hendrik de Keijserstraat 3
5041 JA Tilburg
Netherlands
tel: [+31] (0)13 5420375
fax [+31] (0)13 5421924
info@kleinspoor.nl
www.kleinspoor.nl

Manufacturer and supplier of locomotive kits.

 

Kristall Productions
4 Surbiton Hall Close
Kingston
Surrey KT1 2JX
England
www.modeltrainsinternational.co.uk

Publishing company of Model Trains International and the former Scale Model Trains, edited by Chris Ellis. Will supply photocopies of articles from back-issues.

 

Laser (CM-Laser)
Made by Costruzioni Modellistiche S.r.l.
Previously at:
Via Mirabella 20
I-70032 Bitonto
Italy

Former manufacturer of wagons, including a range for international traffic between continental Europe and Britain.

 

Lineside Models
71 Falcutt Way
Northampton
NN2 8PH
andrew_emmerson@btinternet.com

Commissioner of BR 9ft and 10ft wagon underframe etches.

 

Lledo
(Now Corgi 'Days Gone' range)
www.corgi.co.uk

Manufacturer of die-cast model road vehicles, some of which are 1:87 scale or close.

Lledo was bought by Corgi, which was in turn bought by Hornby.

 

LS Models
Rue Bosfagne 31
B4950 Sourbrodt
Belgium
www.lsmodels.com
info@lsmodels.com

Commissioners of special edition train models, including wagons for Belgium-Britain ferry traffic.

 

M G Sharp Models
712 Attercliffe Road
Sheffield S9 3RP
England
tel: [+44] (0)114 244 0851
fax: [+44] (0)114 244 0434
info@mgsharp.com
www.mgsharp.com

Stockists of Busch and AWM road vehicle models and masses of American and Continental models.

 

Mainly Trains
Unit C, South Road Workshops, Watchet, Somerset, TA23 0HF, UK
tel: [+44] (0) 1984 634543
fax: [+44] (0) 1984 633776
web@mainlytrains.co.uk
www.mainlytrains.co.uk

"We are now concentrating on wheels, motors, transfers, couplings, Mainly Trains products and a selected range of accessories and materials" (APR09)

 

Marno Ltd
Unit A29
Hastingwood Trade Estate
Harbet Road
London N18 3HT
Tel: 020 8884 2305

Supplied many Roco shunters!

 

Mercian Models
1A Market Way
Hagley
Stourbridge
West Midlands DY9 9LT
England
tel: [+44] (0)1562 884800
www.modelrailways.tv

Manufacturer of kits and parts. Supplier of own items.

 

Model Masters
50a Clifton Road
Weston-super-mare BS23 1BW
England
tel: [+44] (0)1934 629717
info@modelmasters.co.uk
www.modelmasters.co.uk

Major supplier of many continental manufacturers' railway and related products.

 

Model Junction
Slough Trading Estate
916 Yeovil Road
Slough SL1 4JG
England
tel: [+44] (0)1753 528360
www.modeljunction.info

Walthers stockist.

Horizon Hobbies (Athearn) stockist.

 

Modellbahn-Center Hünerbein
Markt 11-15, 52062 Aachen, Germany
tel: [+49] (0)2 41 33921
fax: [+49] (0)2 41 28013
mchuenerbein@t-online.de
website

Supplier of Roco six-wheel diesel shunters and virtually every continental model in production. Probably the best model railway shop in the world. Also holds a vast stock of spare parts for all makes.

 

Modern Models
(Paul Wells)
tel: [+44] (0)1276 682313
www.modernmodels.com

Supplier of several continental manufacturer's ranges, including Brawa, Heki, Kibri, Preiser and Vollmer.

 

OnTracks
www.ontracks.co.uk

UK distributor and retailer of Hornby International ranges, including Electrotren, Jouef, and Lima.

 

Patrick Delandre (D.P.M.R SARL)
182 quai George V
76600 Le Havre
France
tel/fax [+33] (0) 235 475 748
d.p.m.r.@wanadoo.fr
www.dpmr.free.fr

Supplier of APOCOPE and items from other continental manufacturers. Has been known to trade at Eurotrack (Southampton/Eastleigh).

 

Pb Messing Modelbouw
Hogenaardseweg 7
B 2520 Ranst
tel/fax: + 32 (0) 3 - 353.24.10
info@pb-messingmodelbouw.com
www.pb-messingmodelbouw.com

Manufacturer and supplier of own range of brass models.

 

PM Modellbau
Ginnheimer Landstrasse 191-195
60431 Frankfurt am Main
Germany
tel: [+49] (0)69 51 22 63
fax: [+49] (0)69 51 66 52
info@pmmodellbau.de
www.pmmodellbau.de

Manufacturer and supplier of resin road vehicle kits. Pre-payment to Frankfurter Volksbank Kto 991546/BLZ50190000.

 

Precision Scale Models
(John Sargent)
PO Box 15, Burwood 3125, Victoria, Australia
tel: [+61] (0)3 9801 1889
fax: [+61] (0)3 9801 5225

Commissioner and supplier of the superb Gresley A3 locomotive, made in brass by Samhongsa. A truly magnificent achievement.

 

Railscale
PO Box 111
Blaxland
NSW 2774
Australia

Manufacturer and supplier of own brass rolling stock kits.

 

Railway Modeller,
Continental Modeller
Peco Technical Advice Bureau
Beer, Seaton, Devon EX12 3NA
England
tel: [+44] (0)1297 20580
fax: [+44] (0)1297 20229

Publishers of railway modelling magazines. Back-issues available by phone with credit card.

 

Roads n Rails
www.roads-and-rails.co.uk

Detailed vehicles, locomotives & rolling stock by Richard Croft.

 

sb-Modellbau
Ilzweg 4
D-82140 Olching
Germany
tel: [+49] (0)8142 12776
fax: [+49] (0)8142 41171
www.sb-modellbau.com
info@sb-modellbau.com

Manufacturer and supplier of Faulhaber motorising kits, including for the Liliput Plasser & Theurer track machine and for the Roco Unimog.

 

Scale Link Ltd
Iwerne Minster
Dorset
DT11 8QN
tel/fax: [+44] (0)1747 811817
info@scalelink.co.uk
www.scalelink.co.uk

Supplier of etched products and white metal kits.

 

Sharman Wheels

Former manufacturer and supplier of scale metric wheels.

Consult South Eastern Finecast about continued availability of this range or about suitable replacements.

 

Steam Era Models (SEM)
C/- P.O. Rhyll
Victoria 3923
Australia
web site
tel/fax: +61 3 5956 9389
sem@waterfront.net.au

Manufacturer of powered bogies and wheelsets. Full range of RP25-88 wheels, bogies and power bogies.

Represented in UK by Branchlines

 

T-L Decals
Drieschweg 40
53604 Bad Honnef
Germany
tel.: [+49] (0)2224-981999
kontakt@tl-modellbau.de
www.tl-modellbau.de

Supplies a vast range of train and vehicle decals.

 

Walthers
www.walthers.com

Mega distributor of HO products in the USA. Check their web site for availability and outlets, including GB ones. Also famous for their catalogue, which in recent years they have been calling a "reference manual". Too right.

 

Weico Models
PO Box 283
Reservoir
Victoria 3073
Australia
tel/fax: [+61] (0)3 9462 2560
weicomodelsw@optusnet.com.au
web site

Manufacturer and supplier of model road vehicles.

 

Winco
tel: [+44] (0)1962 869301
fax: [+44] (0)1962 878788
www.winco.uk.com
winco_uk@compuserve.com

Supplier of continental model railway products.

 

Worsley Works (Allen Doherty)
19 Douglas Road
Worsley M28 2SR
England
tel: [+44] (0)161 794 7480
www.worsleyworks.co.uk
enquiries@worsleyworks.co.uk

Manufacturer of kits and parts. Supplier of own items.

 

 

British 1:87 Scale Modelling