FLATS - half relief block of flats
This model is based on a block in Salford. It measures 17" tall. The building is a half relief representation that can be built with either a triangular or rectangular plan.
Two kits could be built together to give a complete building on a footprint of 7" x 11".
Click HERE for a photo sequence showing the construction of this kit
Above & below- These three blocks of flats were built and photographed by Shaun Taylor on his Carbbie Bridge layout.
SEMA / SEMB semi detached houses
Two styles of semi detached houses common throughout the country.
Each pair of houses has a footprint of 6" x 3.5", and a single garage.
Note that these houses are complete models - not half relief. Each kit contains some additional front and garage doors to vary the look should you wish to have a small estate.
Pair of traditional style houses with
Ideal for housing on model railway layouts set in the twentieth century - typical housing as used all over the country. Super for 'Metroland' London suburbs.
Pair of art deco style houses with single garage.
SEMA x2 Traditional Semi-detached houses
Photo shows models with extra scenic items not included in kit
Two SEMA kits i.e. two pairs of semi-detached houses Price: B
The kit contains two pairs of houses and two garages giving a saving of £2 over the price of two standard SEMA kits
SEMC x2 semi detached precast concrete houses
Two SEMC kits i.e. four semi detached houses Price: A
During the fifties, precast reinforced concrete houses were built to alleviate the nationwide housing shortage. This particular type is easily identified by the enveloping roof, and was known as the Cornish style.
The roof makes this a slightly challenging kit to construct but it is sold in packs of two. so you have a spare to practice with! The houses are complete models, not half relief.
Spare doors in different colours are supplied so you can easily build a whole estate.
SEMD Modern semi-detached houses
THREE versions of this kit are now available :
SEMDH Half relief front - two half relief pairs of houses
SEMDR Half relief rear - three half relief pairs of houses
SEMDF Full version - one full pair of semi-detached houses
SEMDH (half relief front) Modern semi detached houses (two pairs)
Typical of modern houses from the 1970s, this half relief kit provides two pairs of houses.
A selection of front and garage doors is provided, and one of the garage doors may be displayed open.
Alternative driveways are included, and with the addition of some grass matting material, an attractive scene can be produced.
The kit contains parts to build the model above - just add grass mat and pathways.
SEMDR (half relief rear)
This is the rear half of the above fronts. The pack contains three pairs of houses.
Note that the fencing is not included but may be downloaded free from the
SEMDF (full) Modern semi-detached houses (full version)
This is the full version of the modern semis kit. A single pair of houses is provided, with choice of front doors. One of the garages may be displayed 'open'.
Visit the free download page using the top menu for the garden fencing, which may be downloaded free of charge. Grass mat may be bought from model shops. Use Kingsway PAV paving kit (found on this page) for the pavements.
TERA small terraced houses (half relief)
These small terraced houses are based on some found in Old Ford Road. Typical of hundreds that once stood in the east end, this half relief model forms a block of four houses approximately 9" wide by 3" deep, (or a little less if the optional garden walls are not used.)
Diorama showing TERBa and TERA houses
TERBa (stucco) Large Georgian style terraced houses (half relief)
These half relief terraced houses are based on some in West London. The kit comprises four houses and measures approximately 10.5" x 4.5" including the paving. The real houses would have basements below ground level which can be difficult on solid topped baseboards, however the model has printed 'glazed' tiles to suggest the cellar windows continue lower down. For those ready to cut an opening in the baseboard, the front wall of the house can continue down to below ground level.
The kit includes solid boundary walls as shown above, but these can be replaced by plastic railings available from Ratio The railings can be seen in the picture below right.
Note that similar houses (TERB b) are available with the upper storeys rendered in brick - see below.
Using a number of these houses will quickly add some character to a scene.
Large Georgian style terraced houses (brick) half relief
The sizes and details of these houses are exactly the same as the TERBa kit described above.
TERBFa , TERBFb Large Georgian style terraced houses - full depth version. Available with half brick or stucco front wall.
Now available is a full relief version of the Georgian houses. This kit includes the rear wall and sufficient garden walling to delineate the backyards. The facade is in stucco finish (kit code TERBFa) or half brick (kit code TERBFb). The sides and rear of both kits are in a weathered brick finish. Including the street pavement, the footprint of the model is approximately 10.5" wide by 9.25" deep.
Kit TERBFb half brick finish Kit TERBFa stucco finish
The picture below shows two kits placed together with an alley running between the backyards.
TERC Edwardian terraced houses
| These four half relief terraced houses measure approximately 10" wide by 3.5" deep. A selection of different colour doors are provided. With some careful detailing they can be used to produce an authentic street scene, as shown in the picture below.
Note that the intricate design of the bays and porches of these houses give you a fair bit of work to do! Nothing too tricky though, as long as you take your time and have a nice sharp blade in your knife.
TERD Victorian terraced houses half relief
This block of four terraced houses are typical of all parts of the UK, The half relief model has a footprint 10" wide by 3.5" deep. A selection of different colour doors are supplied to give some variety.
Note that the intricate design of the bays with their roofs and porches
give you a fair bit of work to do! Nothing too tricky though, as long as
you take your time and have a nice sharp blade in your knife.
The kit comprises a four house terrace. Kits may be joined to form longer terraces as below.
The terrace above is formed from one and a half kits and is in situ on a layout. Characteristic tiled Victorian garden paths are provided in the kit. The gardens above are made up from various scenic items available from model shops.
TERG Small Georgian Terraced Houses
The kit contains TWO blocks of these Georgian houses in full relief, i.e. eight houses. The front walls are weathered plaster. The two blocks have slightly different weathering and if more than one kit are ordered together a further variation will be supplied to avoid duplication.
The houses are based on some that stood next to the mpd at Nine Elms, Battersea.
Each block of four houses has a footprint of approximately 8" x 5.5".
The two blocks supplied in one kit are shown together providing eight dwellings in total.