Christmas ordering

Christmas Shipping & Holiday Shutdown Dates


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

We are closed from December 24th to December 27th, and on January 3rd. 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 28th to 31st, then January 4th onwards.

All regular mail and orders going by courier will be despatched up to the 23rd 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.


UK - 21st December

UK Courier - 23rd December


Australia Greece, Italy, New Zealand and Portugal - 6th December

Africa, Central and South America, Asia, Far and Middle East - 8th December

Eastern Europe (except Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia), Turkey, Cyprus, Malta and Sweden - 10th December

Canada, Czech Republic, Finland, Poland and USA - 13th December

Austria, Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Iceland, Ireland, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland - 16th December


Operational BFPO -29th November

Static BFPO - 6th 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 3-5 days.

Please email us for any clarifications.