Modelzone to vanish from high street

Modelzone administrators Deloitte yesterday confirmed that all of the model and toy retailer’s stores are set to close after failing to find a buyer for the business. The business advisory firm will close the remaining 18 shops next month, resulting in 126 job losses. Modelzone, which opened its first store in Brighton in the 1930s, had 47 shops and around 400 staff when it collapsed in June.