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  • Update - 4th Sept Sep 12, 2015

    Struggling to cope but normal service resumes next week (Updated 4th September) With school holidays finally over we will be back to full strength on the staff front from next week. We have been extremely busy during the last two weeks and...

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    NOW OPEN AGAIN AS NORMAL - with some catching up to do!  (updated Monday 24th) We are open as normal following our enforced closure last week. Most of the IT is now working as it should (well almost!) and our mountains of paperwork are located...

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    PLEASE NOTE - BUSINESS CLOSURE (Monday 17th to Friday 21st August) We will be closed completely from midday on Monday 17th until Friday 21st inclusive. We had previously announced that we would be closed on Monday, Thursday and Friday. Pete...

  • Update - 20th July 2015 Jul 31, 2015

    Sad News re the Mill Explosion & Fire near Macclesfield  C&L Ballast is made from the ground down shells of various nuts, which is a specialist product that has been supplied to us for the last four years by the firm involved in the explosion...

Welcome to C & L Finescale Modelling Ltd

The Model Railway Track Specialists

But now offering so much more as well

C&L Trackwork on the Frecclesham O Gauge layout constructed by the Newport Model Railway Club      

Please click the links in RED below to take you to the appropriate page

NEW to C&L?

Read what we can offer to the railway modeller (new or old!)

Latest NEWS (updated 4th Oct.)

  • Van breakdown en-route to Fareham Show!

  • NEW Products available on this sit.
    Follow this LINK (updated 4th Oct.)

Previous BLOG

Catch up on what has been happening at C&L

PRODUCT Availability

Find out the latest situation re items that are or have been Out of Stock

(updated 4th Oct.)



10th & 11th October

See details and latest dates for Show pre-orders

Future SHOWS

View or Exhibition Diary for details of forthcoming shows that we will be attending with either our Bristol or London based stands


We prefer that all orders be placed through the website as card payment details are then completely secure.

SHOP Opening Times

Find out when you can visit our newly

stocked Shop

Featured Product Range


Couplings now available in 4mm and 7mm. Watch out for further additions to the range. 

Featured Product 

DVD - Laying Terrific Trackwork by Norman Solomon

No longer available through Activity Media, but we still have copies available. The master at work! A must for anyone looking to lay their own trackwork.



Examples of C&L track in use



Unfortunatley Phil Reid was not able to be present.


The Bristol crew are (left to right): Pete, Jim, Luke, Jenny (holding Eddie), Sue, Mike & Roy


Next Show

Farnham (Aldershot) - Sat & Sun 10th & 11th October

Location: Connaught Leisure Centre, Tognham Road, Aldershot, GU12 4AS  

Latest Order for Advanced Orders:

Please make use of our Advanced Orders service. Saves on postage and ensures that we bring the items that you require, as due to our increased range of stock we can no longer bring everything!

Orders requiring Turnout Kits - 9am, Monday 5th October. 

Everything else - 9am, Tuesday 6th October.

We have to have pre-orders packed and ready for collection by our courier at 11am on Tuesday 6th in order for them to reach Phil Reid in time for him to bring to the show with his London Stand.

For more details of this show please follow this link - FARNHAM (Aldershot)     

Visit our Shop


Our shop is located on the outskirts of Bristol near to the M5 (approximately halfway between junction 17 for Cribs Causeway Shopping Centre and Junction 18 for Avonmouth). 

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday - 9am to 4pm

Please Note - On Fridays prior to our attendance at Shows/Exhibitions we are usually closed, either all day or from miday. Please phone to confirm if you are planning to travel to us on a Friday. For details of the Exhibitions that we are due to attend, please visit our Exhibition Diary. CLICK HERE

Our Address is: 'Aran Lodge', Severn Road, Hallen, Bristol, BS10 7RZ

Telephone: 01179 505 470


Previous Trade Shows

Thornbury (Bristol)



Pete Llewelyn



C&L Finescale

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