About Us





THURSDAY 9.00am - 6pm






Active Scale Models is based in Hockley, Essex - 2 minutes from Hockley Station and 10 minutes from A127/A130 - we are in easy reach of Basildon, Chalkwell, Chelmsford, Eastwood and Hadleigh, Grays, Hornchurch, Hullbridge, Rayleigh, Rochford, Southend on Sea and Wickford.  We are an independent model shop and have no association with any other model shops in the area.

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, die cast, plastic kits and keep in stock an amazing selection of accessories: paint, wood, metal, glue, dope, connectors, batteries, scenic and tools the list is endless.
We stock Airfix, Ansmann (part of Tamiya Group), Artesania Latina, Associated, BECC, Billing Boats, Dragon, Draper, Eflite, Evergreen, FG, HPi, Humbrol, Italeri, LGB, Losi, K&S, Kamtec, Kyosho, Mardave, Marklin, Max Thrust, Radio Active, Schumacher, Spectra, Speed Passion, Tamiya, Thunder Tiger, Traxxas, XRay  and many more familiar names.
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 set-up, repair, 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.

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