In Pictures: Miniature town’s makeover nears completion ahead of grand reopening

A big refurbishment of a tiny town is nearly complete.

The finishing touches are being made at Wimborne Model Town and Gardens in Dorset, which is a scale model of how the town used to look in the 1950s.

Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment

Visitors are able to walk around the attraction which features more than 100 models of shops, banks, cafes and other buildings, including a ringing phone box.

Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment

Volunteers have been helping with the project at Wimborne Model Town and Gardens.

Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment
Wimborne model town refurbishment