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Durable wooden toy garage
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hillbilly · 13/10/2010 14:36

Can anyone recommend one? I have looked at Le Toy Van Mike's Garage and Le Grand garage but they both have mixed reviews.

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weasle · 19/10/2010 16:26

just bumping as i want to know the same! i also thought of the plan one, or elc do one. reviews all mixed...

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eks1 · 21/10/2010 13:43

We have Le Grand Garage and it's great - bought for my 3.5 DS when he was 2 and both he and his brother - almost 2 - play with it/on it(!) daily. V sturdy and a nice combo of wooden and plastic.

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mummieswords · 23/10/2010 14:31

My DS will be getting the Plan one for Xmas, hopefully will be ok, manufacturer looks good, all wood, didn't really want any more plastic!

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rizqmum · 02/11/2010 23:05

Could you recommend where to buy it from. Concerned no major retailer stocks it.

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3rdnparty · 05/11/2010 15:45

hi - I have had the plan city one for a few years and its great- really robust - not as brightly coloured as some of the others but
really well made- found it here, we got 2nd hand from neighbour think she got it from john lewis but not sure..

www.littlefishtoys.co.uk/product_info.php?products_id=1127

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rizqmum · 06/11/2010 21:18

Ne idea which online store is best for le grand garage? That's the one I'm after want 2 get playmat also for son. I don't think ne high st shop sells them!

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hillbilly · 07/11/2010 07:25

I bought Le Grand Garage in the end and it's great. I would definitely recommend it.

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2cats2many · 07/11/2010 07:48

Try this website:

//www.whywoodworks.co.uk

Most of my kid's xmas presents come from there.

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cilantro · 07/11/2010 15:54

We got the Le Toy Van garage from the Great Little Trading Company website. It is played with a lot. DS playing with it as we speak. But the plastic parts have came off but just need to be screwed in again. Lift is good but hard for 2yr old to operate. Overall nice. Especially in appearance!

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ChasingSquirrels · 07/11/2010 15:59

ds1 got the Plan one from the inlaws for his 2nd birthday, after my parents got him the FP Little People one for his 2nd xmas (1y3m). MIL had wanted to buy him the FP one for xmas, but couldn't as my parents had already got it.
So he needed another garage, obviously Hmm.

TBH although the Plan one is lovely, and you can link the road in with Brio-type train-track, it was played with very little in comparison to the FP one, even when he subsequently became obsessed with train-track and could have incorporated the Plan one into that.

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lisad123isgoingcrazy · 07/11/2010 16:01

I know our toy library has the Plan one, and its been great for the fmailies

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The3Bears · 08/11/2010 14:05

Ds really wants a garage for his birthday I love the wooden ones but hes choosen the big city one from elc why do they have to have it up in every store :(

I'll keep asking him :)

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rizqmum · 07/12/2010 00:32

Thanks guys for yr feedback, was thinking of buying from gltc, saw some really bad reviews got wryed, how was yr experience, long delivery dates? Thinkin of ordering over nxt few wks saving lol will check other website 2!

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