Who We Are

Welcome to Widnes Model Centre.

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Christmas Opening Times:

    Sat 19th December: 10-4pm
    Sun 20th December: 10-3pm
    Mon 21st December: 10-3pm
    Tues 22nd December: 10-3pm
    Weds 23rd December: 10-3pm
    Thurs 24th December (Christmas Eve): 10-3pm
    Fri 25th December (Christmas Day): CLOSED
    Sat 26th December (Boxing Day): CLOSED
    Sun 27th December (Christmas Sunday): CLOSED
    Mon 28th December (Bank Holiday): 10-3pm
    Tues 29th December: 10-3pm
    Weds 30th December: 10-3pm
    Thurs 31st December (New Years Eve): 10-2pm
    Fri 1st January (New Years Day): CLOSED
    Sat 2nd January: CLOSED
    Sun 3rd January: CLOSED
    Mon 4th January: Business As Usual

Welcome to Widnes Model Centre

We are a family run business which we started in April 2011 and as many of you may know our original shop was just across the road at 49-51 Widnes Road.

We moved into our new premises in June 2015 a much bigger and brighter environment housing a greater selection of models and modelling equipment.

We are Barry and Gill Williams our son Tom the radio control and technical advisor and our adopted son and helper Peter who came as a customer when we initially opened. He began to help us in his spare time assisting customers with his technical knowledge and experience of running and racing RC cars planes and drones. Peter has a wealth of knowledge in electronics and he remains with us as a technical adviser after six and a half years.

What we do

Model Railways

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Plastic Kits

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Radio Control

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Widnes Models is an established HPI Radio Control Car Premier Dealer which means that we stock a selection of HPI cars and accessories but also we can ensure that customers and their cars are kept up to date with the maintenance of them.

We provide HPI and other manufacturers, CML Distribution Tamya, FTX, and HoBao accessories and spares additionally offering repairs and servicing which are undertaken by trained HPI Technicians.

In stock we have a selection of Drones, Aeroplanes, Boats and Tanks for the beginner to more experienced pilot and from a wide range of manufacturers.

What Our Customers Say

Amazing guys love coming to the shop feel so welcomed and got my 1:5 of scale k & n biggy yesterday and they looked me and sorted it all out and will never go anywhere else now and just want to say a big thank you to tom barry and gill to sorting it out all for me.

Samantha Anthony

Can’t thank these guys enough really looked after us yesterday my son got a nitro car for xmas and we could not get it running called these guys up after going to our local shop and being turned away they stayed open for us and sorted it out straight away great guys and whilst there purchased and electric car so both kids can play together will never go any where else again 5 stars not enough thanks again guys.

Craig Sherriff

Words alone cannot describe the friendly atmosphere of the place. The staff have always made me feel welcome and the staff are always happy to help, no matter how big or small the problem is, but the thing i most of all is their vast range of models to choose from. You cannot beat the widnes model centre.

Ben Lovesey

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