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F & S Scale Models closing down in 2 weeks (ish)
« on: January 07, 2018, 07:30:51 am »
Just swung by F & S Scale Models in Droylesden today. They weren't open (couldn't remember if they opened on a Sunday or not, but I was going to Ikea anyway), but there were large signs on the windows saying "CLOSING DOWN SALE - EVERYTHING 25% OFF". There was also a small sign on the door advertising a new model shop in 'Ashton (near Wigan)' which presumably means Ashton-in-Makerfield, but it wasn't clear whether this was the same people relocating or just an advert for a friend.

I'll try to drop in later in the week and have a chat with them to find out what's going on (and see if there's anything going cheap that I want, of course.. ;) )
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Re: F & S Scale Models closing down (maybe)
« Reply #1 on: January 07, 2018, 10:11:32 am »
They are closing at the end of January - the owners live in (I think) Cleveleys and they're retiring to there.  First flagged up http://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php/topic,43160.msg782519.html#msg782519
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Re: F & S Scale Models closing down (maybe)
« Reply #2 on: January 07, 2018, 10:49:03 am »
They are closing at the end of January - the owners live in (I think) Cleveleys and they're retiring to there.  First flagged up http://www.whatifmodellers.com/index.php/topic,43160.msg782519.html#msg782519

Cheers - I did do a search for F & S Models before posting but it never showed me your post.... :banghead:
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Re: F & S Scale Models closing down in 2 weeks (ish)
« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2018, 04:42:43 am »
Went into F & S today, got some stuff and had a chat with the owner. He's retiring and shutting up shop in about two weeks' time, with all the remaining stock going to that new shop in Ashton-in-Makerfield mentioned in the original post.
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Re: F & S Scale Models closing down in 2 weeks (ish)
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2018, 06:11:09 am »
Well at least it's a case one out, one in. It's an absolute desert down here
Decals my @r$e!