Harburn Hobbies is Bachmann’s Retailer of the Year

Edinburgh-based Harburn Hobbies is Bachmann’s Retailer of the Year 2023. The award was presented by the company’s Regional Account Manager Ron Jones and Bachmann’s head of sales Pauline Hinkley.

Ms Hinkley said: “I was pleased to have the opportunity to visit the store and present this award to Harburn Hobbies who have been supporters of all things Bachmann for many years. Its professionalism, vast product knowledge and dedication to the hobby are all so evident from every member of their team, and I’m sure this is the key to its longevity and success. I wish them many more years of providing excellent service to the people of Britain and beyond.”

Harburn Hobbies is Bachmann's retailer of the year.

Owner Bob Baird added: “Gill, Grahame, Ann and I, and all the team at Harburn Hobbies were very proud and delighted to be awarded the Bachmann Retailer of the Year 2023. Harburn dates back to the 1930s and was incorporated as a Private Limited Company in 1959, with the Baird family acquiring the business in 1966.”

Harburn Hobbies was started as a partnership in the 1930s and Mr Baird started working in the shop in 1961. It moved to a new location closer to Edinburgh city centre in 1978 and has an Edinburgh Tram stop outside its front door. 

◘ Visit www.harburnhobbies.co.uk for more information.