The "context" buildings are finished in white. windows and doors shown simply as recesses.
The new buildings are to be fully detailed and finished in colour
Most of bollington is stone built and the models reflect this.
Some of the topography is formed from card, particularly the roadways.
The remainder of the terrain is formed from material such as expanded polystyrene and covered with smooth plaster. When complete, it is finished with simulated grass.
The completed model includes a number of large trees which are fashioned by hand. Foliage is a commercially available product.
A few other details such as cars and a phone box add a splash of colour and a sense of scale.