I thought I would start this new thread as I know that the question often crops up...."where are the best model shops in London?"
The main places previously mentioned were Aviation Retail Direct located near Heathrow and one other...Hamleys on Regent Street in the heart of the City.
Today, I was in London for a meeting and had a couple of hours to kill so I thought I would investigate Hamleys to see what models they had in stock.
The picture I have posted below...is...well....everything they have there! Not a lot. Mainly only 1/400 and 1/200 scales. (GJ BA A380, GJ AA 773, GJ Qantas B744, GJ EK A380, GJ EK 772, GJ VIRGIN A333, GJ BA 744, GJ PHIL A320, GJ PANAM 727, SKYMARKS ELAL 744, SKYMARKS VS 744, SKYMARKS BA A380, SKYMARKS SINGAPORE 744, SKYMARKS CANADIAN AF A330 etc)
The prices are WAY too much though. £44 for a Gemini Jets 1/400 Emirates 777-200LR!!!!
I'll stick to the Internet thanks! Way cheaper! In a glass cabinet they had a BA A320 in 1/100 scale with wooden stand. Possibly Pacmin at a guess. This was being sold for £100!
This store must be making a massive profit on these items - if they actually do sell any!
I hope this is a help for any collectors visiting London in the near future