Virtual Missenden – Buildings

Screenshot 2020-10-10 at 01.21.10We explore the topic of making buildings for our layout. The majority of this content has been reproduced by kind permission of Activity Media and Geoff Taylor.


  • A freelance terrace of houses – A step by step guide to building a terrace of brick houses using plastic.
  • An elegant London terrace – Geoff builds upon the techniques shown in the previous project to build an elegant London terrace similar to those he built for The Gresley Beat.
  • A stone faced house – This project covers using DAS modelling clay to create stone faced buildings
  • LNWR signal box – Chris Hopper test-builds a laser cut 4mm MDF kit.


  • Planning – As with the real thing successful buildings need planning.
  • Tools & Materials – The tools you need for successful buildings.