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Mankim Models


213 Shrub End Road,  Colchester,  Essex CO3 4RN

Tel: 01206 574929
Model Shop

 Credit Cards accepted Mail Order Service available
Opening Hours: MON-SAT 9-5.30
Worldwide Export: No
Model Types Stocked:

Model Railways Kits Slot Cars Diecast Models


7th September 2016



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Manufacturers stocked:
Bachmann, Hornby, Peco, Corgi, Oxford Diecast, Woodland Scenics, Wills, Ratio, Base Toys, Airfix, Humbrol, Scalextric, Farish
Scales & Gauges:
2mm, 4mm,

We are an established model shop (Of 35yrs) selling OO and N gauge railways (new and secondhand), also diecast tanks, planes, lorries and cars. There is also plenty of choice regarding scenery, buildings, paints, glues, kits and accessories.
[RateIT] Current Rating: Four & a half Stars
 Previously submitted Customer Comments

Dean , Colchester - 19 Feb 2016 - Five Stars
Had the great pleasure of visiting the shop yesterday, to buy some Humbrol paint to repair a broken ornament. A delight to chat with the two gents behind the counter. I haven't made models for more than 40 years, but with such an extensive selection of kits on offer in the shop, I'm thinking of starting up again.

Mark , Clacton On Sea - 11 Dec 2015 - Four & a half Stars
Been a couple of times and the staff were very helpful and patient with my son who could not make his mind up as to what to buy . Small shop packed with goodies

Tom , Colchester - 26 Apr 2014 - Five Stars
I have been getting back into model railways since February & have been working on my layout ever since with great enthusiasm, I buy a lot of my Hornby items from mankim, the people that run it are very friendly & helpful, they have some really good bargain prices on second hand locomotives, wagons, etc, of which I have bought a few myself, of course. They even have a superb repair facility & have done a magnificent job recently of mending 2 of my loco models, I shop there every month, excellent shop, I would'nt go anywhere else, plus they're a nice independent local business, so it is within driving distance for me of about 15mins tops, highly recommended for anyone like myself who has rediscovered model railways.

Josephine , Essex - 12 Apr 2014 - Five Stars
Went there today (12 April 2014) and the two chaps who served me were perfect gentlemen, kind, willing, and well-informed. The shop is packed full of a wide variety of models, and other things like card, pencils, humbrol paints and brushes, and a lot more. Very pleased with everything about this shop, I can't fault it in any way. I'm simply a customer with no 'interests' in the business whatsoever.

Dave , Colchester - 26 Mar 2014 - Four Stars
Still going last I visited feb 2014.


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