The Collectors' Centre

​Stamps, Medals, Coins

We have extensive knowledge of war medals and military history, specialising in military research and genealogy of armed forces service.

“We offer a wide range of unusual and interesting collectors’ items and historic artefacts, including medals, historic autographs and documents."


T: 01743 600951


Think Tank

Military Model kits, Scenics & Tools

We stock plastic model kits of tanks and aircraft from manufacturers including Tamiya, Meng, Takom, Airfix, Academy, Italeri, Revell and more.

We are stockists of Amera Plastic Mouldings, Javis & Army Painter Scenics, Humbrol & Hataka Paint, Deluxe Materials, Gaugemaster, Dapol Kits and Metcalfe Card Kits.

We have a large selection of ready-made diorama bases and also sell the materials for scratchbuilding. We stock wood strips and mouldings, balsa, styrene, brass rods and tubes, adhesives and a wide variety of scenics, scatters and papers.

We also stock modelling tools, cutting mats, sprue cutters, mitre blocks, masking tape, small screws and fixings and many more lines.

Telephone 01743 360298

Open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday 9.30 to 5.00

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Second Chapter Books

Tel: 01743 588372

A small antiquarian & secondhand book shop with a wide range of books in stock, ranging from 50p to £900!
An excellent selection of sixties and seventies science fiction, railway, history, local interests and some general fiction and classics.
The range is complimented by a small number of modern 1st editions and some of the more unusual books.

27 The Parade Shopping Centre

St.Mary's Place,  Shrewsbury   SY1 1DL

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Collectors Toys & Models


I specialise in model trains from Z gauge to 3.5 gauge and have a wide range of track and accessories.

Stockists of a whole host of model cars, lorries, buses & planes as well as science fiction figures many of which are from ‘Star Wars’

Makes include:-  Corgi * Dinky * Oxford * Bang * Hornby * Lionel


Opening: Wednesday to Saturday 10:30 to 16:30


Contact: Brian Harvey

Phone: 07816 854179



Chalk It Up

At Chalk It Up you won’t find anything ‘new or perfect’, everything is preloved. 


You’ll find small items of unwanted furniture refinished with chalk paint. Each piece will be individual, occasionally a little eclectic, definitely unique. 


Chalk It Up is the 1st retail outlet in Shropshire to stock America’s Dixie Belle Chalk Paint.


It’s a little shop full of Preloved Treasure, Vintage Curiosities & Trinkets. Small items of furniture too good to throw away. Lots of beautiful necklaces, brooches, scarfs, jewellery boxes. Perfect treats & gifts. 


When I was a little girl I always wanted to own an Antique Shop. Chalk It Up is My next best thing. 


Contact: Katharine Robinson

Mobile: 07873 244090 - please leave a message

Opening: Tuesday - Saturday - 10.30am - 4pm

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St. Marys Place,


Shropshire SY1 1DL


01743 343178

© The Parade Shops

Monday              9.00am - 5.15pm

Tuesday              9.00am - 5.15pm

Wednesday        9.00am - 5.15pm

Thursday            9.00am - 5.15pm

Friday                  9.00am - 5.15pm

Saturday             9.00am - 5.15pm

Sunday                CLOSED

Individual shop opening times vary.