The 7mm Narrow Gauge Association aims to encourage the modelling of
narrow gauge railways at a scale of or around 7mm to 1 foot (1:43)

Database of Manufacturers and Suppliers

This is a comprehensive (although not necessarily complete) list of traders and manufacturers who supply materials, kits, models etc of specific relevance to modelling the narrow gauge in or about 7mm to 1 foot scale. It is in alphabetical order and includes a search facility to help you find a supplier for whatever you are looking for.

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You can search this database by either name (or part of name) or an item within the trader's description of goods and/or services. For example, entering Black in the name field will find Black Dog mining and Peter Blackham Transfers while entering loco in the description will find all traders who include "loco", locomotive" or any other word containing "loco".

Name (or part of)

422 Modelmaking (Andrew Creaser)
22 St Peters Avenue, Anlaby, Hull, East Yorkshire, HU10 7AP
01482 654577
Cast resin rolling stock components and building kits. Carriage and wagon scratch aid kits. Ready made buildings and dioramas. Bespoke made to order service for all types of railway buildings and structures

7mm Narrow Gauge Association Sales
See Association publications and website

Four Sales departments. Publications – a wide range of handbooks including practical advice and prototype information. Modelling Goods - a range of modelling goods is provided including Association exclusive loco, coach and wagon kits, Kadee couplings, scale timber sections, Evergreen styrene sheet and extruded sections and much more. Second Hand Sales – MARCH 2020, SERVICE SUSPENDED UNTIL A VOLUNTEER IS FOUND TO MANAGE THIS DEPARTMENT (Contact to volunteer or for more details.) On30 Depot – second hand On30 models, an everchanging list.

A1 Models (John Flower)
46 Bawtry Road, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DM4 7AZ

07989 601221

A1 Models no longer maintain their own website but the link above will take you to their eBay shop.
A range of etched components designed to enable the construction of freelance or 'in the style of' narrow gauge i/c locos using RTR HO/OO diesel locomotives. Replacement cabs are the simplest, other kits include replacement bodywork. Also etched detailing components such as radiator grilles and checker plate.

Alan Gibson (Colin Seymour)
PO Box 597, Oldham, OL1 9FQ
0161 678 1607

Manufacturer of wheels for 4mm and 7mm scale with a range of components including handrail knobs and straight brass wire and locomotive fittings.

Avalon Line (Howard Martin)
11 Hood Close, Glastonbury, Somerset, BA6 8ES.
01458 830542

No website
Mainly catering for 0-9 modellers with a few items in 0-16.5. Small industrial/mining locos and rolling stock. Miniature railways including Ravenglass & Eskdale, Bure Valley and Heywood 15” stock. Also includes the former Arbeia range of cast resin kits for buildings and lineside structures. Distributor for the Black Dog Mining range of resin cast kits and scenic accessories.

Black Dog Mining (Steve Bennett)
Closed - sales through Avalon Line

Cast resin models including some tiny mining equipment for O-9 scale. Battery and diesel locos and a selection of mining rolling stock. Scenic detail accessories. Also Gn15 models

Blackham Transfers (Peter Blackham)
Strouel, 9 Benar View, Blaenau Ffestiniog, Gwynedd,LL41 3UT
01766 832003

Range of transfers for various narrow gauge railways, including crests and lettering.

P.O.Box 4293, Westbury, BA13 9AA
01373 822231
Providing a range of 7mm brass etched loco kits for O-16.5, and loco detailing parts as well as motors and gearboxes. Also some etched kits for Irish NG carriages and vans.

Custom Model Decals (Andrew Jeffcock)


Design & print bespoke waterslide transfers in many scales for modellers, aiming to deliver within 2 weeks of order. 7mm Narrow Gauge Association members receive a 5% discount IF THEY APPLY WHEN ORDERING.

Dorset Kits (Kevin Trim)
8 Southwood Close, Ferndown, Dorset, BH22 9HW
01202 875570

No website but lists available by phone or post.
Finescale etched brass and whitemetal kits for specific prototypes. Carriages and goods stock for the Leek & Manifold. Original locos and carriages/goods stock for the Welshpool & Llanfair Railway. Some Glyn Valley stock. Locos and stock for the Vale of Rheidol are under development.

Duncan Models (Andy Duncan)
34 Waters Road, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP1 3NX
01722 321041

A vast range of cast white metal kits for scenic accessories. The range includes street furniture, from gas lamps through petrol pumps, agricultural and indus-trial machines, such as threshing machines and Ruston excavators, a lot of horse drawn vehicles and a range of horses to suit them, in action and static poses. Agricultural and domestic animals. Agricultural and domestic hand tools, baskets, crates, boxes, sheds, privies and urinals and lots more! There are a lot of figures too.

EDM Models (Paul Martin)
19 Briar Avenue, York, YO26 5BX
01904 331973

Both a retail mail order shop, predominately American narrow gauge but including the Port Wynnstay range (see below) and Slaters NG kits, in all scales, and a manufacturer of kits and bits. Finescale, etched and cast nickel silver locomotive kits including Festiniog double Fairlie Merddin Emrys, the DHR ‘B class’ and a kit designed to build any one of the three Penrhyn Quarry railway mainline Hunslet locos, Charles, Linda or Blanche. EDM also supply the former Agenoria range of etched brass kits for quarry Hunslets and other locos. The former Alan Gibson Lynton and Barnstable 2-6-2 loco kits is being updated. 3D printed kit for Fletcher Jennings loco 'Townsend Hook/William Finlay' to suit RTR 00 chassis and other 3d printed rolling stock.

7 Avocet Court, Leyland, Preston, Lancs PR26 7RW
FIVE79 is the new home of the Chivers Finelines range of cast whitemetal loco bodies and injection moulded plastic rolling stock kits for O-16.5 and On30. Sept 2020 - reintroduction of kits will be a gradual process. In future kits will be supplied as mouldings only, leaving the modeller to source wheels, bearings, couplings etc. See Association Sales.

Gramodels (Graham Baker)
18 Lower Tail, Watford, WD19 5DD

07833 364274

A range of resin cast kits predominately aimed at the military modeller in a variety of scales. Of interest in 7mm scale is a small range of military railway vehicles, mostly for WW1 prototypes and several commercial lorries.

32 Wodeland Avenue, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 4JZ
01483 565980 or 563156

No website. Phone for details.
A range of etched name and number plates. Many NG prototypes ex-stock in a variety of scales.

K B Scale (David Janes)
(Oct 2019) exclusive distribution through Narrow Planet, see below.

The former Roy C Link range of O-14 kits for small industrial prototypes has been augmented with steam, internal combustion and electric locomotives, in etched and cast nickel silver (supplied complete with motor and wheels) together with rolling stock and components for building accurate steel-sleeper (Hudson) industrial track.

Langley Models
166 Three Bridges Road, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 1LE
01293 516329

A huge range of kits for a variety of scales. As well as the scenic items, etched/ cast kits for Lynton & Barnstable, Festiniog and Glyn Valley rolling stock.

Locos ‘n Stuff (Mark Clark)
12 Adelaide Road, Gillingham, Kent, ME7 4NJ
01634 757081 (before 9pm)

A range of finescale etched and/or 3D printed locos and rolling stock kits suitable for 16.5mm, 14mm, 12mm and 9mm gauges according to prototypes. There are a selection of Kerr Stuart locos, including the Wren, Southam cement works Peckett 0-6-0 and Brazil 0-4-2. A WW1 Feldbahn 0-8-0 German loco and WW1 W^D rolling stock will soon be joined by a mixed media kit for an ALCo 2-6-2PT. All kits are supplied complete with wheels and motors. A large range of 3D printed motor bogies is available and may be adapted for bespoke applications.

Markits (UK) Ltd.
PO Box 40, Watford, WD24 6TN
01923 249711
Wide range of wheels for locomotives and rolling stock plus other fittings, including handrail knobs. Driving wheels, with metal centres, use axles with squared ends to ensure accurate quartering. Extended axles and outside crank kits also available for outside framed locomotives. 7mm NG modellers can use 4mm scale components.

Mercian Models (Trevor Cousens)
1a Market Way, Hagley, Stourbridge, DY9 9LT
01562 884800

A range of etched brass or nickel silver 7mm locos, carriages and wagons de-signed for O-16.5, but can be altered for O-14. Locos include Quarry Hunslets, Festiniog England locos in later guise and the Corris Falcon locos. Most require wheels, motor & gears to be purchased as an additional kit. Rolling stock in-cludes etched brass carriages for the Festiniog, NWNGR and Talyllyn. Freight stock includes a range of Dinorwic quarry wagons, an FR gunpowder van, various Talyllyn wagons and the Welshpool & Llanfair goods and brake vans. There are also a range of freelance vehicles.

Minimum Gauge Models (Allen Law)
63 Church Street, Halesowen, B62 9LQ

07812 189037

As the name implies this range of etched brass kits, including locos, tractors and rolling stock is primarily aimed at the O-9 modeller and includes kits for a variety of prototypes including Heywood, Perrygrove, Ravenglass, Romney Hythe & Dymchurch, Sutton Park, Whipsnade Zoo as well as a credible range of freelance designs. Most of the loco kits are designed around a Kato, or similar, motor bogie. A range of freelance, etched, vehicles for O-16.5 has also been developed.

Model Railway Developments (Hubert Carr)
87 Copthorne Road, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7EE
01372 817504

Etched brass kits, supplied with wheels, for Darjeeling & Himalaya Railway freight stock.

N Brass Locomotives (Nick Tilston)
32 Crendon Road, Rowley Regis, B65 8LE
01384 250478

7mm scale, etched brass, body only, kits for some unusual NG prototypes, including the Eclipse electric loco from Llechwedd and Ganz locos ordered by the Portmadoc, Beddgelert & South Snowdon Railway. Also, a range of Wickham inspection railcars and trailers that can be adapted for narrow gauge.

Narrow Planet (Stephen Fulljames)
PO Box 297, Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex, TN40 9HF

email address
Brass/nickel silver etched nameplates either made to order and size, or from a large list of pre-made narrow gauge items. If the plate is for a prototype the research is painstaking and the designs are individually drawn. The Narrow Plant range includes the former Thatcher/Keykits name and number plates. (Nov 2019) Narrow Planet exclusively distribute the KBScale range of kits and components and the Zamzoodled range of working chopper coupling components.

Neil Sayer

Finescale manufacturer of mixed media, 7mm scale, WW1 narrow gauge locos.

Nigel Lawton 009
77 Katherine Way, Seaford, East Sussex, BN25 2XF

07542 769746

A 7mm scale kit for the WW1 20hp, bow frame, Simplex tractor, complete with separate motor for the engine cooling fan. Excellent selection of tiny electric motors, drive pulleys, O-rings and tiny gears.

Nonneminstre Models (Peter Smith)
46 Hide Gardens, Rustington, West Sussex, BN16 3NP

Cast whitemetal kits for small I/C and battery mining locos together with a Muir Hill tractor and some interesting mine tubs. All locos require SPUDs or motor bogies to be purchased separately.

Omen Miniatures (Nigel Smith)
c/o Unit 4, 9 Harris Road, Calne, Wiltshire, SN11 9PT

07812 983313

A large range of cast whitemetal 7mm scale figures, available raw or pre-painted. Shapely females a speciality!

PECO Ltd (Pritchard Patent Product Co)
Underleys, Beer, Devon, EX12 3NA
01297 21542

Track and points for O-16.5 and On30 layouts. Cast whitemetal kits for GVT, Talyllyn, and Hunslet 0-4-0ST Mills class locos. (Branchlines make the chassis for the three locos which are available from the PECO website.) Freelance 4whl carriage and wagon kits, based on Welsh and L&B prototypes.

PLM Cast-a-ways (Phil Morris)
12 New Street, Merry Hill, Wolverhampton, WV3 7NW
01902 570810

Extensive range of cast whitemetal figures and animals including special ranges to cover military figures from WW1 and WW2. Narrow gauge items include a resin cast water tower and coaling stage, and a wagon load of cattle to suit the W&LLR cattle truck. There is a range of resin cast model buildings, including several in half relief.

Port Wynnstay (Phil Traxson)
Y Gilfach, 4 The Crescent, Porthmadog, Gwynedd, LL49 9PB
A range of resin kits for scenic and building details, including a wide range of window frames, wagons, carriages and locomotives, all supplied complete and suitable for O-16.5 and O-14. There is an extensive, freelance, range of carriages and wagons under the Trent Valley banner and a wide range of Festiniog and NWNGR/WHR carriages and wagons. A mixed media kit for the FR England locos in early forms uses cast resin for the body and a Mercian etched chassis kit; this kit is available on a batch basis.

R T Models (Robert Thompson)
75 Yew Tree Close, Spring Gardens, Shrewsbury, Shropshire, SY1 2UR

7mm scale side tipping wagons.

Ragstone Models (Andy Beaton)
26 Wadham Close, Rowley Regis, B65 9SH

A developing range of etched locomotive kits for Irish NG prototypes.

Roxey Mouldings (Dave Hammersley)
58 Dudley Road, Walton On Thames, Surrey, KT12 2JU
01932 245439

Manx Northern carriages in etched brass, and brass etched parts such as point levers.

S&D Models (Dave Sutton)
Highbridge Works, PO Box 101, Burnham On Sea, Somerset, TA9 4WA
01278 781603

Vast selection of cast whitemetal figures, scenic items and vehicles, both horse drawn and i/c. White metal body kits: an Andrew Barclay 0-4-0 tank (requires Mehano chassis) and the WW1 Dick Kerr petrol/electric tractor (requires motor bogie) and a Penrhyn Quarry railway quarrymen’s carriage.

Scale Link
Unit 27, Applins Farm Business Centre, Farrington, Dorset, DT11 8RA
01747 811817

Large range of etched brass scenic accessories for railway and military modellers in most scales; clock faces, etched fencing and gates in various styles, etched and cast whitemetal building details, etched foliage, etc.

Skytrex Model Railways
Unit 1, Charnwood Business Park, North Road, Loughborough, LE11 1LE
01509 213789

A huge range of scenic accessories in cast resin, including buildings and freight loads.

Slaters Plastikard
Old Road, Darley Dale, Matlock, Derbyshire, DE4 2ER
01629 734053

Expanding range of 7mm narrow gauge kits. The etched brass kit for Leek & Manifold loco has been around a while. The range of injection moulded styrene kits for a Lynton and Barnstable carriages have been enhanced by the option of pre-painted sides & ends. The former L&B Models whitemetal kits for 4whl goos stock have been reissued, along with an updated version of the kit for Baldwin 2-4-2T 'Lyn'. Slaters also produce a range of wheels for 3ft gauge, including for Manx Peacock locos. Available direct and via EDM Models.

(Sept 2019) Slimrails business is closed until further notice.

Please refer to Five79, above.

Smallbrook Studio (Michael Rayner)
Smallbrook House, Gunville West, Newport, Isle of Wight, PO30 5LW
01983 520584

Manufacturer of vacuum cast polyurethane resin body kits for locomotives and rolling stock. Largely freelance models based on classic small narrow gauge prototypes, they offer a quick and easy introduction to 7mm scale narrow gauge modelling utilising readily obtainable chassis from Hornby and Bach-mann.

Springside Models
2 Springside Cottages, Dornafield Road, Ipplepen, Newton Abbot, TQ12 5SJ
01803 813749

A range of small locomotives based on generic colonial prototypes in cast white metal designed to run on 0-4-0 RTR chassis, though etched chassis from, say, Branchlines may be adapted. Also some O-9 locos based on the Horwich works 18” railway.

Worsley Works (Allen Doherty)
19 Douglas Road, Worsley, Manchester, M28 2SR

A large range of scratch building aids in 7mm scale for coaches, wagons and some locos. They are not full kits, but etched sides and ends with drop lights etc. Some have bogie etches or chassis. Castings and other 3D components, including wheels etc. must be sourced by the modeller. Allen will undertake custom etching projects.

Zamzoodled (John Clutterbuck)
(Oct 2019) Exclusive distribution through Narrow Planet, see above.

Working scale chopper couplings with decoupling facility in lost wax nickel silver casting or flexible plastic. Both square and round buffer plates available. Also some scale fishplates.