Welcome to Gable End Designs and the world of miniatures...
If you thought that dollshouses were just for children, prepare to be surprised.
Take a look around and see how the 'real' world can be miniaturised. Our
range of dollshouses (mostly to a scale of one-twelfth of the full size) includes accurate
models of some unusual or unique prototypes. The
standard designs are fully-finished and
painted, and are also available as plans for you to build yourself.
We can also make almost any design to special commission - even a replica of your own
home. Commissions can be finished either in the form of
a dollshouse or as an architectural display model. We could recreate your own dream in miniature...
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Who are we?
Jeremy Collins formed "Gable End Designs" in 1990 to offer individually
designed and built dollshouses. He has been building scale models for over
thirty-five years, and in addition to architectural miniatures has a particular interest
in the 'Golden Age' of aviation between the two World Wars. Several of his designs
have been published in the leading UK dollshouse and radio-control modelling magazines and
his work has appeared in a number of dollshouse books. Houses and room scenes by Jeremy
are also featured in several miniatures museums.
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As well as building individually-designed dollshouses,
we offer a range of ready-built houses. Most of
these designs are also available as sets of plans and
Fittings Kits for those who prefer to build their own model.
The plans are computer-drawn plans for accuracy and many of the more difficult
components such as window frames, tiling and brickwork are
supplied in the Fittings Kits,
making it easier to produce a really convincing replica. Houses are complete down to
rainwater pipes and gutters. We also produce a range of miniature
AGA® Cookers (typical of many British
farms and country houses) in both kit form and ready-made.
Among the museums in which Jeremy's work is exhibited are "The Helen Zetter
Collection" (Maple Street, Royston, Hertfordshire, England) and
David Kilpatrick's "World in
Miniature" (currently closed but hopefully relocating and
We are members of the
Guild of Master Craftsmen.