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5th Sept 2023: New Corgi pre-orders announced, some imminent.

30th August 2023: New Tamiya RC kits available to pre-order - FIAT 131, Super Sabre and Squash Van!

22nd August 2023: Tamiya BBX, Boomerang, Ford Focus and VW Golf Mk2 are now in stock.

12th August 2023: Due to improved exchange rates, we have PERMANENTLY CUT the price of all Woodland Scenic People to go on your Hornby layout!

11th August 2023: Tamiya's RC Fiat Abarth and reissue of the Wild One are both now in stock!

3rd August 2023: We will shortly be stocking the entire Hornby Playtrains range of pre-school trains, which are now at permanently new lower prices. These can be ordered now - first deliveries will arrive next week.

2nd August 2023: Wide selection of budget friendly Academy plastic kits have arrived, all under a tenner.

1st August 2023: New RC car from Carrera - Peaches, a friend of Mario - all in pink.

26 July 2023: Bad couriers = your bargain. A damaged delivery of Tamiya kits has arrived, so we have more damaged box RC kits in our Scratch and Dent section available today. Save at least 10% for what is really just a slightly damaged box.

24 July 2023: New releases in today - Oxford Diecast, Scalextric, lots of Airfix and two new racing BMWs from Model Car Group.

18 July 2023: Corgi just announced an extra non-Catalogue plane - a Canberra, first one they have done in some years. Search CORGI CANBERRA to see it.

13 July 2023: Do you like cardboard railway buildings? A totally new range has arrived, at very good prices. Search for ATD MODELS.

10 July 2023: Large number of new release deliveries this week - a wide selection of new Carrera slot cars, a very detailed large Bugatti kit from Italeri and the new HPI Sport Drift BMW M3 are all now in stock.

30 June 2023: Oxford Diecast - have you ordered all you need from the latest Oxford announcements? Order books are expected to close soon.

24 June 2023: We've beed advised that the Tamiya BBX Buggy will be a very limited initial release with the majority of the stock arriving late August or early September. This due to lack of shipments from Japan and Tamiya wishing to have a worldwide release date before the larger amount of stock has been shipped from the factory.

30 May 2023: We are now taking advance orders on the Tamiya Ford Focus TT-02 kit - this is due late Summer at best estimate. First issue of the Focus body for some years.

23 May 2023: Pre-orders now open on Tamiya's pre-painted Toyota Celica model - a detailed 80s body shell for those who do not enjoy painting.

14 May 2023: FTX Ramraider - have you seen this? Super powerful RC car complete with a 3S Lipo battery - stunning performance, and very solid build.

29th April 2023: Corgi New Announcements: Hornby announced a load of new Corgi models for the summer, these can now be pre-ordered from the menu on the left.

29th April 2023: Corgi Coronation Bus: Given Corgi are not showing this as in stock on their website yet, and given the lead time from products appearing to arriving with retailers, we think it highly unlikely these models will ship before the actual Coronation weekend.

28th April 2023: Bank Holidays: We are closed Monday 1st May (May Day Bank Holiday) and Monday 8th May (King's Coronation Bank Holiday). During these two days we will operate a weekend service where emails are checked only early morning, and any orders will start to be sent out in order the next working day (the Tuesday). Orders can be placed as usual.

15th April 2023: Tamiya Tank Series: We have been advised that the current batch of 56010 Tiger Tanks are likely the last at current prices. Tamiya now sell so few that price rises in the region of 30%+ are likely on the next batch, if they even make any.

13th April 2023: Now taking orders on Oxford Diecast autumn 2023 releases.

3rd April 2023: SALE NOW ON! We have added a number of locos and plastic kits to our sale. More coming soon.

1st April 2023: SALE NOW ON! We have reductions on a large number of RC items. Click on our SPECIALS section (left on a PC, scroll down a couple of pages on a phone) to see. Initial sale items are mainly RADIO CONTROL with a number of Tamiya, Carisma, Carrera and Carson reductions.

16th March 2023: IMPORTANT NOTE: We will be closed entirely from 11pm 30th March until 12:15am 1st April. During this time access to the website and our eBay/Amazon outlets will not be possible, and our walk in store closed. This is so we can complete an accurate end of financial year stock take.

10th March 2023: Very nice new range of RC aircraft from Top Model - similar to the Volantex / Sonik planes, but featuring different models and different liveries. Search TOP RC for details.

3rd March 2023: New Radio Control: In the Sonik/Volantex RC plane range we now have Japan's Mitsubish Zero and the new Cub 400 beginners plane which includes one press aerobatics and return to base for a frankly silly low price. Also available again is the super fast Associated Rival MT10, now in MK2 guise, which comes in at just £349 including a 3S (yes, 3S, not a typo) 4000mah battery and a mains charger.

16th February 2023: Corgi has backtracked - the Original Omnibus range is once again available from dealers, so we are taking pre-orders on the spring releases.

2nd February 2023: We are now taking pre-orders on a wide selection of new Tamiya RC releases that are due this year, including the exciting BBX buggy, the four axle Scania truck and the new VW Golf MK2 and Fiat 500 Abarth which are on M chassis variants.

14th January 2023: New product listing day. New stuff from Bachmann, oils from Traxxas and the full 2023 new release Hornby/Scalextric/Airfix range are being added this weekend.

4th January 2023: Interesting selection of Team Associated models at special prices have been delivered. We are now back open our normal hours.