ACT Acton Fire Station
A seven bay nineteen-thirties style fire station that is still in operation in West London. The model is half relief, the doors can be modelled open or closed. It measures nearly 22" wide by 5" deep.
ASM Ambulance Station
This half relief model is inspired by the St Helier, Morden station of the London Ambulance Service.
The completed model measures approximately 13.5" by 7".
The building might also be suitable for other purposes - a van or lorry depot perhaps. The entrance doorway is 43mm high.
Note that the model may easily be extended by using the GGXaR kit to make a full relief model
The RED BRICK version matches the ambulance station kit
DOC Dockhead Fire Station
An LCC fire station in Bermondsey, SE London, Dockhead is known for it's starring role in the TV series London's Burning, when it played the part of Blackwall Station.
The kit includes a sign for 'Blackwall' and offers the choice of modern red doors or the traditional wooden style, which can be shown open or closed.
The completed model measures approximately 15" wide by 8" deep (to the edge of the included paving). The main part of the building is 4" deep and is half relief - has no back.
FYF Finchley Fire Station
This art deco styled North London fire station has four engine bays. The half relief model measures approximately 19" wide by 6" deep.
The doors may be shown either open or closed.
GBF Gainsborough fire station
This model is based on the station at Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, with some of the ancillary buildings omitted. The model covers an area of approximately 15" x 8". This is a complete 'all round' model. The doors to the appliance bay may be posed open or closed.
The Gainsborough model incorporated into a simple diorama using some Kingsway PAV paving and other items. The station roof has been lightly weathered with chalk.
HC Holby Casualty entrance scene
This casualty entrance scene is based on the original set on a Bristol trading estate that was used for the well known TV drama. The model measures approximately 18" wide, and includes a printed base mat ready to be fixed to your baseboard, which represents the concrete forecourt with road markings.
The entrance door to the emergency department may be posed open to reveal the corridor with interior detail.
Just add some modern ambulances and other emergency vehicles along with some figures!
LCCF London County Council fire station
This half relief fire station kit is inspired by Millwall station on the Isle of Dogs, although the original had just two bays rather than four. It still stands and is used as a restaurant.
The building occupies a footprint approximately 12" x 4.5". Doors may be shown open or closed.
The kit is built using the usual Kingsway Models techniques, but it takes some time, with all of those windows and chimneys! Maybe not for the beginner.
A completed model installed on a model tramway layout with some further scenic additions.
Interior walls for the ground floor have been installed using downloads available from the Free Download page.
LEY Leytonstone Fire Station
A half relief model of a typical early twentieth century style of station common in many towns. The model measures approximately 11" wide and 5" deep.Price: B
NFS Norfolk Fire Service - rural fire station
Norfolk Fire Service had a number of stations built to this design. Housing a single engine, the station also has ancillary accommodation. It is an 'all round' model - not half relief.
There is a front and a rear door to the appliance bay. Two different styles of door are included in the kit. The completed building measures 6.5" wide by 10.5" deep. The real buildings were positioned in a large tarmac yard , making for a straightforward modelling project.
PBG Bethnal Green (old) police station
A half relief model of the frontage of the now closed Metropolitan police station in Bethnal Green Road, London.
The model measures 6" wide and 2.5" deep. The kit includes noticeboards, blue lamp, a length of paving, and an alternative sign for a library.
PSH Sun Hill police station
A half relief model representing the frontage of the building used in the long running TV series.
The model measures approximately 24" wide x 7" deep. Beware - lots of windows to cut out!
| ROM Romford Fire Station
Romford fire station has provided fire cover for at least 50 years. This half-relief model is approximately 14" wide and 6" deep. The station tower is included (12" high). It was located to the rear and one side of the station. Doors can be modelled open or closed.
SHS Rural fire station
This 1960s hospital scene was constructed using much of the BCTY Yardley Wood bus garage kit (on the Provincial Bus Garage page). All that was needed was some signs and flower beds.
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Finchley fire station forecourt close up