Model Making Materials

+44 (0)20 7264 1288



  • Shop counter service available (10am - 5pm Mon - Fri).
  • We are rearranging the shop in order to open further.
  • Online ordering is available.
  • Click and Collect is available (Mon - Fri).
  • Telephones will be answered (9am - 5pm Mon - Fri).
  • For orders/general enquiries: 020 7264 1288
  • For Bespoke Services: 020 7264 1295


  • Our Workshop is only accepting telephone & email enquiries at the moment (no personal callers). We'd appreciate your patience and understanding on this matter.



Please come with your shopping list or queries.

Our team will be able to collect your requirements, including a selection of items you want to compare before making a decision. We ask that you minimise any contact with items. You may also ask questions about the stock or ask advice about your project.

In order to offer a safe shopping and working environment we are implimenting the following measures:

  • We will admit one customer at a time via a doorbell. Last entry 5pm.
  • You will be asked to follow instructions once you enter the store.
  • Card payment only.

Arrangements will be reviewed if we see queues are frequently forming.



4D modelshop Ltd
The Arches
120 Leman Street
London E1 8EU

020 7264 1288


Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm 


Monday - Friday 10am - 5pm


General enquiries/mail order - 020 7264 1288
Etching - Iain 020 7264 1295
Transfers - Ben 020 7264 1295
Laser - Mo 020 7264 1295
Vinyl cutting - Mo 020 7264 1295
Casting - Ben 020 7264 1295
Bespoke trees/Scenics - Iain 020 7264 1294


General enquiries -
Etching, Transfers, Laser, Vinyl cutting & Casting -
Bespoke trees/Scenics -


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We have a rack outside the shop to secure your bike. London bike scheme docks on Leman Street and Mansell Street.


Easy walking distance of several tube lines including East London Line (Whitechapel, Shadwell), Circle (Tower Hill, Aldgate), District (Tower Hill, Aldgate East), Metropolitan (Aldgate) and Hammersmith & City (Aldgate East).


Stopping on Mansell Street: 15, 25, 42, 78, 100
Stopping on Braham Street: 205
Stopping at Tower Gateway DLR: RV1

4D modelshop map

Download location map (1.5Mb PDF)


From the north: take the A1, follow all the way to the A501 (City Road), then the A1202 (Commercial Road) onto Leman Street (continuation of A1202).

From the M25: take Junction 16, follow the signs for the A40 (West Way) all the way to the A501 (City Road), then the A1202 (Commercial Road), then onto Leman Street.

Please note that we are just outside the congestion Zone.


From Waterloo or Paddington take the tube to either Aldgate or Aldgate East. From London Bridge catch the RV1 bus and walk from either Tower Bridge or Tower Gateway.


Easy walking distance from Tower Gateway.

We are 0.7 mile from Shadwell stations (DLR and London Overground East London line), if you wish to avoid Zone 1 travel charges.


On Royal Mint Street or on Leman Street above Prescott Street.

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