The kit may be old but it still has potential.
I wonder how many readers with a modern image bent will have dreamed of having one of these depots on their layouts when they were young. Having mentioned my intention of building and enhancing one to my colleagues and modelling friends, everyone admitted to having fond memories of either installing one on their layouts or, like me, wishing they had the room for one. I ended up building a much smaller loco shed on my early layout set in mid-Wales, from cereal boxes. Yet my older brother boasted a larger bedroom and a much more commodious layout. Indeed, his rendition of a 1980s era BR depot featured this Hornby MPD as well as a fuel store and filling road and made me very envious at the time. In those days, the kit featured light brown walls complete with printed brick detail along the lower sections, rather than the light dappled grey of the present moulds.
So, what are my intentions for this venerable kit? You'll have to wait and see!