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The Model Shop

New Street | The Octagon Centre, Burton upon Trent DE14 3TN, England
+44 7939 544527
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Varied selection of models

Visited this small shop and was surprised at the wide selection of models they stock. A variety of... read more

Reviewed 8 February 2018
LichTraveller
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Bristol
Stupid Little Signs Patronising Customers

Petty little signs 'do not touch' taped to every conceivable surface, yet very little that is... read more

Reviewed 12 August 2017
stub m
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We are a Model Shop in Burton On Trent. We specialise in 00 Gauge Model Railways but we also have many more models like Boats Buses Aircraft Cars Lorries and many more.
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good0%
  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible27%
8 Feb 2018
“Varied selection of models”
12 Aug 2017
“Stupid Little Signs Patronising Customers”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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New Street | The Octagon Centre, Burton upon Trent DE14 3TN, England
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Reviewed 8 February 2018

Visited this small shop and was surprised at the wide selection of models they stock. A variety of models to make or pre-cast models etc. Good for all ages.

Thank LichTraveller
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Liz M, Owner at The Model Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 April 2018

Thank you for your kind comments.

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Reviewed 12 August 2017

Petty little signs 'do not touch' taped to every conceivable surface, yet very little that is actually breakable. It's worse than the china shops when I was a boy in the 70s! Why not do what other shops do and put genuinely fragile stuff behind...More

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Liz M, Owner at The Model Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 16 August 2017

Thank you for your comments. You were the one that was rude

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Reviewed 25 February 2017

This was our first visit to this excellent little shop. We purchased new & used model railway accessories, found the man in the shop very friendly, helpful & he gave a discount on the items purchased plus a free magazine to my grandson. It is...More

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Liz M, Owner at The Model Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 27 February 2017

Thank you for your kind comments hope to see you again soon

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

I visited this model shop this week,I went for a look around with the intention of making a purchase of something but all round the shop are signs saying do not touch, if you making purchase you really do need to look at what you...More

Thank JimRobertoson
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Liz M, Owner at The Model Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Thank you for your feedbackwe will take your views in to considerration

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

We went to buy some paints for a model. The Manager was very helpful with choosing the paints. I then spotted some Acme Thunderer Whistles and I told him I had one as my Dad was on the Railways. We talked about them and I...More

Thank Sandy H
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Liz M, Owner at The Model Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 20 January 2017

Thank you for your nice comments.

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Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

Nice shop with loads of models. Love the train memrobillia and signs loved them that much I brought one.

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Liz M, Owner at The Model Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2016

Thank you very much for your kind comments.

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Reviewed 14 April 2016

I can highly recommend this model shop, especially for their brilliant selection of pre-owned items; excellent prices and shop owner was pleasant and extremely generous - will definitely be back!

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Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

Called in the model shop today, stickers telling adults not to touch, are placed on every shelf through out the shop. This is very intimidating, if I pick something up and I break it, no problem I will pay for it...!! Avoid and shop online

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Liz M, Owner at The Model Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 29 February 2016

If you wanted to look at something all you had to do was ask and would not have minded you picking it up. The amount of breakages we get are high and most won't pay.

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Reviewed 28 December 2015

I have purchased many items from the shop, new and second hand and have found the owner Bob and his wife Liz to be the most helpful and polite people. My recent purchase was an RC Helicopter which they went out of their way to...More

1  Thank Gary M
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Liz M, Owner at The Model Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2015

Thank You for your kind comments.

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Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

As opposed to the first review I have been a number of times with my little boy who is 5 years old and they have been very obliging and helpful.

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Liz M, Owner at The Model Shop, responded to this reviewResponded 28 December 2015

Many Thanks

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