About Howes Models Ltd

Our company was originally formed as Howes Cycles Ltd in 1939 and although cycles ceased to be part of our range many years ago, we are proud to have been trading as ‘Howes’ for 75+ years!

We take pride in offering our customers good service which includes specialist staff, full product back up and fast despatch on all mail order, subject to items being available. Our shop is situated in Kidlington which is approximately 5 miles north of Oxford on the A4260 with easy access from the M40 and A34.

The shop is full of the latest models and accessories and includes radio control boats, drones, helicopters, electric and fuel powered cars, tanks and a department dedicated to model railways sound decoders aswell as a railways second hand department. We also buy and sell secondhand radio control equipment and model railways. Please phone for more details on 01865 848000.

If you cannot find your requirements on our site please phone and we will do our best to obtain them for you at a competitive price.

 

COVID 19 UPDATE (03/11/20)

OUR MAIL ORDER SERVICE WILL REMAIN OPEN AND WE ARE WORKING HARD TO MAKE SURE ALL ORDERS ARE BEING SENT OUT AS FAST AS POSSIBLE. YOU CAN ORDER ONLINE 24/7 OR YOU CAN CALL US ON 01865 848000 TO PLACE AN ORDER.

DUE TO THE LATEST ANNOUNCEMENT FROM THE UK GOVERNMENT, OUR SHOP WILL BE CLOSED FOR WALK IN CUSTOMERS FROM THURSDAY 5TH NOVEMBER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

WE ARE ALSO OFFERING A COLLECTION SERVICE IF YOU WISH TO COLLECT FROM OUR STORE. PLEASE CALL US FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Our telephone lines will be open from 09:00 – 16:00 each day from Monday-Friday and we are trying our best to answer all phone calls as possible. We are currently closed at weekends (until further notice)

Please continue to place orders online where at all possible.

We have had a surge in orders over the past few weeks. We are doing our best to complete orders and get in new stock. We are currently dispatching orders as quickly as possible. Also, the Royal Mail are currently experiencing delays so some orders may take longer to arrive than normal.

 

All of us at Howes Models would like to thank you for your continued support and understanding during this challenging time.

Our telephone lines will be open from 09:00 – 16:00 each day from Monday-Friday and we are trying our best to answer all phone calls as possible.

You can still order on our website 24/7 and can call us on 01865 848000 as our mail order service is still in operation.

Please continue to place orders online where at all possible.

We have had a surge in orders over the past few weeks. We are doing our best to complete orders and get in new stock. We are currently dispatching orders as quickly as possible. Also, the Royal Mail are currently experiencing delays so some orders may take longer to arrive than normal.

 

We are currently closed at weekends (Saturday & Sunday) and this will remain the same when our shop reopens on the 28th for walk in customers until further notice.

 

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