Christmas Shipping & Holiday Shutdown Dates


Apparently a particularly popular festival is taking place in December...

We are closed from December 24th to December 26th, and on January 1st and 2nd. Yup, that's all the time off we get. The website will still take orders during our absence and any orders over this period will be despatched on Tuesday, Dec 27th - 28th and January 3rd onwards.

All regular mail and orders going by courier will be despatched up to the 22nd but please order early. These are the Royal Mail posting dates for delivery before Xmas. 

*Please note that there are delays with Canada Post and the expected delivery time may be longer than expected.

Africa, Middle East - 4th December

Asia, Cyprus, Far East, Japan, Eastern Europe (ex. Poland, Czech Republic and Slovakia) - 7th December

Carribean, Central & South America - 8th December

Greece, Turkey, Australia, New Zealand - 10th December 

Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland - Wednesday 13th December

Canada*, Finland, Sweden, USA - 14th December

Austria, Denmark, Iceland, Portugal, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland - 17th December

Belgium, France, Ireland, Luxembourg - 18th December

Operational BFPO - Monday 26th November

Static BFPO - Friday 14th December

UK 1st Class & Signed For Service - Thursday 20th December

If you are ordering large value/weight items, such as building sets, note that these always go by courier. Typical delivery times for the US, Canada, EU and Australia/New Zealand are 2-5 days.

Please email us for any clarifications.