Here are links to recommended professional model makers, preservation groups and other sites of interest.

Geoff Taylor Models – Outstanding quality professionally made Model Building commissions with over 20 years experience

Intentio – Cutting edge laser cut architectural models predominantly in 7mm, including kits and bespoke models

Tim Horn Baseboards – Laser cut Baseboards and commission work

Heather Kay –  Professional loco builder, creator of 7mm scale masterpieces

Severn Models – superb range of Photo Etched building and detail kits in 2mm, 4mm and 7mm

Rumney Models – wide range of expertly designed wagon kits, under frames, wagon details and a 2D & 3D CAD commission service

Shawplan – For the best in diesel and electric detailing parts

High Level – Loco Chassis, Gearboxes, drive components and bearings

Pendon Museum – Intricately detailed and expertly modelled recreation of a huge area of English countryside in the 1920’s and 1930’s

Minerva Model Railways – High quality RTR 7mm models

Hatton’s – First stop for RTR, Second Hand and a growing range of new Hatton’s products in 4mm and 7mm scales

Figure Painters

Detailed Miniatures – wide ride of expertly painted 7mm figures from a number of manufacturers

Cice Miniatures – Turning figure painting into an art form, bespoke painting commissions in scales from 4mm to Gauge 3 and 16mm

Modelling Materials and Paints

Eileens Emporium – huge range of modelling materials, tools, airbrushes and paints

Hobby Holidays – Painting and weathering materials, glues and solvents

Vallejo – Fantastic range of Acrylic paints, primers and weathering materials


The Scalefour Society

EM Gauge Society

Gauge O Guild


MODELU would like to thank volunteers from the following preservation groups who have helped enormously with 3D Scanning:

Llangollen Railway for Loco Crews and Detailing Components

Severn Valley Railway for Signalmen and Station Staff

Didcot Railway Centre for Loco Crews and Detailing Components

Gloucester and Warwickshire Steam Railway for Loco Crews

Kent and East Sussex Railway for Pre-Grouping Loco Crews and Industrial figures

Great Central Railway for Porters and Industrial figures

North Norfolk Railway for Loco Crews and Shed Staff

My Rewards