engine shed model

L&SWR Engine Shed

Based on Swanage Shed built in 1895 and extant today. In 1958 an M7 locomotive overshot the turntable and demolished the East End Wall. This was rebuilt with a large square opening with no doors replacing the previous arched double door way. Both styles of wall are presented in this kit together with swinging or fixed doors.

A single track shed presented in BR(S) building green, white and cream paintwork with Purbeck stone walls.

Footprint: 274 mm (doors open) x 82 mm.

Build skill level: ADVANCED (See Welcome Page for definition) .
Rated ADVANCED because of intricate window frame cutting, gutters and operating doors assembly.

Expert build time: 13 hrs.

Issue 2, Nov. 2022: Internal smoke channel added.


engine shed


L&SWR Engine Shed Card Kit

Delivered as multiple .pdf data files.

When your payment has cleared at PayPal you will be shown the assembly instructions to download. The kit .pdf file will be delivered separately to your PayPal registered email address within 24 hours of cleared payment.

Shipping ONLY to UK, Australia, New Zealand customers.

Weight: kg

L&SWR Engine Shed Materials Kit


  • 4 x 750 micron (0.75 mm) A4 Grey Board
  • 7 x A4 Sticky Backed Paper for Ink Jet or Laser Printers
  • 1 x 99 mm x 210 mm x 250 micron (0.25 mm) Transparent Sheet
  • 280 mm x 1 mm diameter wire
  • 40 mm x 0.5 mm diameter wire.

You still need to print the model kit yourself and source adhesives.

This model requires 1 x A4 white, non-sticky print paper that you probably already have to hand (not included).

Shipping ONLY to UK Customers


Built to Order L&SWR Engine Shed

BR(S) Livery.

Enhanced with 3D printed plastic window frames and drain pipes. Doors are supplied loose. You need to cut the bottoms to clear your railway track and then place on the hinges (instruction is supplied with model).

Hand built to order.

  • Paper and card construction
  • Printed using Epson Durabrite┬« Ultra Ink for colour fade resistance, smudge and water resistance. See full specification here
  • Shipping ONLY to UK Customers
  • Price includes postage - Second class signed for
  • Allow 14 days for delivery
  • Not suitable for children under 14 years of age.

Shipping ONLY to UK Customers

The Prototype

On which this model is based - Swanage engine shed.