With all this coal needed to fuel the engines, N.Slack & Son moved in to the sidings of Giffers' End Station to supply the needs of HLR. The suppliers of the wooden hut were Modeltown and the builders were a local firm from the town.
Humbrol acrylics were applied by Homestyal Decorating Services, finished with a matt coating of varnish.
The staging/platform for the building was designed and built using Foamex.
After drawing the contour of the track on a piece of paper, the shape was transposed to the Foamex board.