08 January 2024
Well-known Liverpool-based model railway retailer, Hattons, has announced its closure after 77 years.
After 77 years of service to the model railway community, Hattons Model Railways regretfully announces its decision to close down. The closure marks the end of an era for one of the industry's oldest and most well-known retailers.
The decision to close was not made lightly and follows a thorough assessment of the current business landscape and retail trends. Despite the company's best efforts to adapt to changing market conditions, it has become clear that continuing operations is no longer sustainable. As such, the decision has been taken to wind down in an orderly fashion, leaving no outstanding debts.
Hattons Model Railways would like to express its deepest gratitude to its loyal customers, dedicated staff, and the entire model railway community for their unwavering support throughout the years. The company has cherished the opportunity to contribute to the passion and joy that model railways bring to people's lives.
In the coming days and weeks, Hattons will conduct a clearance event to sell off all remaining stock. This presents a final opportunity for customers to acquire exceptional products at discounted prices.
Richard Davies, Christine Hatton and the entire management team at Hattons Model Railways extend a heartfelt thanks to everyone who has been a part of this incredible journey. While the business may be closing, the memories and connections forged within the model railway community will endure.
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