Monday, 29 November 2010

The Model Landscape Co – New at Wroxham Barns


North Norfolk MP Norman Lamb officially opened the Model Landscape Co at Wroxham Barns on Thursday, November 25. Mr Lamb (right) is pictured with Paul Rice and Louise Mayhew of the Model Landscape Co.

The Model Landscape Co supplies model railways and vehicles plus die-cast models from most manufacturers including Joefix, Faller, Heki, Hobbytrade, Herpa, Hornby, Peco, Busch, LGB, Kibri, Brawa, Woodland Scenics, EFE, Oxford Die-cast, Corgi, Vanguards, along with its own Scenics range.

Norman Lamb MP said: “It is great to be back at Wroxham Barns and I am delighted that Paul and Louise have opened their shop here. They will benefit from the enormous number of visitors to Wroxham Barns and will add to the attraction of a day out. Every year there are new developments at Wroxham Barns giving additional reasons to visit North Norfolk.”

Paul Rice said: “Our ambition is to become the number one destination in Norfolk for model railway and scenery enthusiasts. We are really pleased to be at Wroxham Barns and I would like to thank Mr Lamb for supporting our official opening.”

The business was founded by Paul Rice who has more than 35 years experience in the model trade. The Model Landscape Co. also creates European outline scale model scenes. Paul started his model making in the 1960's and worked from an early age in Victoria Model Railways, Romford, where he was a trained Hornby and Fleischmann service dealer. He has constructed numerous dioramas and layouts for private and corporate clients and specialises in constructing set pieces incorporating Faller Car systems and fairground models.

The Model Landscape Co. is open daily from 10am to 5pm, tel 01603 783219, or contact
Paul Rice 07815 818713 and Louise Mayhew 07796 154719, http://www.modellandscapeco.com/.