We are now in our new premises at Unit 22 Foundry Business Park Hockley Essex SS5 4HS. Look at the How to Find Us Tab for directions.

Welcome to Active Scale Models, the home of

radio controlled cars,

radio controlled planes and radio controlled boats.

Active Scale Models is based in Hockley, Essex and is in easy reach of Basildon, Chalkwell, Eastwood and Hadleigh,Grays, Hornchurch, Hullbridge, Rayleigh, Rochford, Southend on Sea and Wickford.

Based on many years of experience we cater for all who are keen modellers; beginner through to expert.

If you enjoy building models from scratch, are a keen radio controlled racer or a proud exhibitor we can supply you.

We carry a vast stock of radio controlled cars, boats, planes, tanks, bikes and helicopters and keep in stock an amazing selection of accessories; paint, wood, metal, glue, dope, connectors, batteries, scenic, plastic kits and die cast.

You will find our shelves stocked with

Ansmann part of the Tamiya Group, Billings, Eflite, HPi, Kamtec, Mardave, Max Thrust, Ripmax, Radio Active, Schumacher, Speed Passion, Thunder Tiger and many more.

If you want something that is not in stock or displayed on our website we do our best to get it for you as quickly as possible.

We offer repairs, kit building, servicing and good sound technical advice..

Pop in and see us – and for those of you who are further away - we offer mail order.

We are an independent model shop and have no association with any other model shops in the area.

Featured Products


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Twister 400S Sport V2

Twister 400S Sport V2
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Quattro-X Camera Set by TWISTER

Quattro-X Camera Set by TWISTER
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