Best places in London to buy TFs?

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  1. RobtimusPrime

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    Alright folks, despite living in England's capital city, I'm struggling to find a place that has decent Transformers stock... even the legendary Forbidden Planet has let me down :C

    So, I wondered if any UK fans, mainly London-based, know of somewhere better? For perspective, if you were from Norfolk, there was a fantastic store called Toyz and Gamez in Norwich which had a spectacular array of Transformers, from second-hand to MISB, G1 to Prime! Somewhere like that in London would be amazing :)  Any suggestions?

    Kapow Toys serve me well, but they don't always have what I want in stock... plus, nothing beats visiting a physical store and having a poke around :) 
     
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    UK sightings thread.

    Or uk toy discussion.
     
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    Not satisfied with Toyz and Gamez AND Kapow and you're in Norfolk? You're lucky you don't live in sunny Sussex. We don't have toy shops,here.
     
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    well for one, you can try the site's sponsor's banners ... :p 
     
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    He says he lives in London. And in Essex we dont have much either :( .
     
  7. RobtimusPrime

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    Ah yeah, sightings, didn't think of that... *facepalm*

    I tried the internet, as all good users do, and no such luck... that is why I am here, friend :p 

    Indeed, I am from Norfolk, but I'm in London currently, until the 23rd. Bit of a distance to travel just to go to Toyz and Gamez, and they've moved as well, I can't remember the new spot. I just figured there's bound to be someplace, somewhere, it's the capital city! D: /highhopes

    The sponsor banners are all US/JP... unless I'm just ignorant of another UK-based dealer XD I rarely used TFW before now, I'm still rather new.
     
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    Try Orbital Comics. Street name escapes me but that's got a few TFs.
     
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    Autoooo Assembly! (I watch too much Ray)
     
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    Looks promising! I'll have a butcher's tomorrow :D 
     
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    Yeah, it's worth a look at least. I go there once in a while when I'm in London: they don't have that much but they do have some older Transformers. If I remember correctly, I think they still have some MOSC Beast Wars figures.
     
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    Has TnG still got an actual brick and mortar shop? I thought Nick was now just in warehouse space to concentrate on the online side of the business like Andy went back to with Kapow. It's a bummer really as I loved dropping into the TnG store when I went and collected my comics from Norwich. Now it's gone there's nothing like that around here.
     
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    It's near Leicester Square, if that helps. When I was there last year they had a load of G2 stuff which was great to see.
     
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    Last time I went there they had these neat little cards in that said "We're moving!" or something like that (I remember they also offered a 10% discount with these voucher things which ran until December), so I'm assuming they still have an actual shop :\

    Yeah, I saw... it seems they used to have 3 outlets, 'Comics', 'Designer Toys' and 'Manga', but it seems to just be the one store, 'Collectibles' now.
     

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