Links and Contacts.

    The Motor Museum in Miniature has made many friends in the modelling community and is pleased to share with you links to suppliers, modellers and museums. If you would like to link with us please e-mail us at

    We hope you will enjoy meeting our friends.

Kits and accessories.  

Coastal Craft

Having started producing exquisite 1/72 coastal ship kits Coastal craft has also started producing kits and accessories for 1/144th, 1/72nd and 1/48th scale aeroplane decals and accessories and now has added racing cars.
The ranges sell under the Coastal-craft, Air-craft and Race-craft banners and are of excellent quality. 
Take a look at their website for an inspiring range of products of interest to all modellers.


Owned by Paul & Jackie Fitzmaurice Little-cars original idea was to become a specialist resin/white metal car kit specialist. As this market was shrinking, they decided to fill a gap in the market and sell all the modelling tools and accessories that people need to build models.

Vintage Racing Miniatures

Providing high quality decals and paints for the modeller who is "Making a little history" is the UK's largest automotive kits, aftermarket parts and accessories mailorder company. Also selling books and many other related products.

Old Model

A great site for out of production and antique model kits. All sorts of model kits catered for across the whole arena of model making. Highly recommended by it's users. can also be found on facebook.

We would also like to thank Alan Bussie for his work on kit and company histories, particularly the Aurora company, and for allowing us to use some of this work here.

Indycals Decals

Your home for open-wheel scale-model, water-slide decals. Also carrying kits and display cases this is a great site for creating something different; Indy or F1.

  Pat has been a kit collector for decades and his knowledge of the industry is vast. He and his wife have been trading for almost as long as he has been collecting and they provide a friendly and efficient service. Let them know what you want and they'll sort it for you.

Other fields of automotive modelling.


GP Miniatures was created from a lifelong study of David Brown Aston Martins. This almost obsessive interest has resulted in a growing range of high quality 1/32 scale slot car bodies for slot car racing enthusiasts, and static scale model collectors alike.

Immense Miniatures

Immense Miniatures creates all their own designs in house to offer the hobbyist, creating slot car tracks, model railway layouts, dioramas (or other small worlds), figures and scenic items in 3 popular scales.

John Day Models by Daryle Toney

A lovely range of classic British vehicles in OO gauge (1/76th scale) ideal for dioramas railway layouts or just something different from the normal kits in the larger scale ranges. Give them a look you won't be disappointed.

Hyper Scale

The Online Resource for Aircraft & Armour Modellers. Articles features and news on modelling products as well as kits.

Coventry Diecast Model Club

   The CDMC was formed in 1975 and is a friendly and welcoming club for diecast model collectors of all genres and scales. Whether mint, boxed/unboxed, scruffy or played with doesn’t matter. The aim is to enjoy in collecting sharing the models.

   The club meets monthly at the Midland Air Museum.
Meetings are usually ‘themed’ and occasionally there are ‘guest speakers’ on specialist topics. 
   CDMC also has a facebook page.

Contact address: CDMC c/o Midland Air Museum, Coventry Airport, Rowley Road, Baginton, Coventry CV8 3AZ
 further details email – williamroe2016 @

Pattos Place

A true scale slot and model car enthusiast dedicated to the hobby, and to providing you with the widest range of good value products. Pattos Place has been in this business for over 22 years now and can offer a very large range of bodies (in 1/32nd & 1/24th scales), decals in a variety of scales and other static display and slot car accessories.

Hobby Design

Hobby design is one of the worlds leading detail and aftermarket parts suppliers. Know for their 'Detail-Up' sets they also have very interesting transkits. Browse their varied products then order through

Clubs and societies. 

  Joining a local modelling group or society is one of the best ways to improve your model making and have fun in a supportive environment.

IPMS UK.     

For all modellers in the UK whatever your interests or abilities. IPMS UK has local branches all over the UK and an internet branch for those who mght be a little isolated.         

IPMS Stafford 

Our local club and it's a good one. The members are friendly and make a wide variety of modelling subjects so there is something for everyone. We highly recommend joining IPMS and/or your local model club, it had a very positive effect on our model making and proves that model making is not a solitary pastime.

Automotive Museums. 

The National Motor Museum, Beaulieu.

One of the best motor museums in the world; and so much more. All the family can enjoy a day at Beaulieu but you'll probably want more than one day.

Cloverlands Model Car Museum

   A wonderful collection of diecast models, one off pedal cars and other miniature cars from around the world that include many rare and beautiful items. If that isn't compelling enough the staff are all very knowledgeable automotive enthusiasts and writers.

Model Collections. 

Mark Oakley,s 1/12th scale collection. 

Mark started his modelling career with Tamiya kits. He found some aspects unsatisfactory and set about upgrading the kits, eventually moving on to almost complete scratchbuilt models.
All are works of art though.

Formula one modelling blog.
Jake Kilshaw's collection and blog on F1 models. Jake also introduces us to other modellers and there work.
Pavani old racing cars blog

   Leonarde Pavani's blog has many beautifully scratch built scale models at 1/18th scale, on it all well word a look at.