The response to our Online Shop since its launch 4 weeks ago has been truly astonishing – THANK YOU to everyone who has supported and reconnected with us by ordering from the virtual shop and collecting from the real one.
While we still think this is the safest way to sell and buy books – and the only way for you to browse our whole catalogue – we also think it’s time to open up another new way of shopping at The Broadway Bookshop.
So, starting next Wednesday 8 July, there will be not one but two ways to shop with us:
(1) You can continue to SHOP ONLINE and collect orders from the door and/or (2) You can SHOP AT THE DOOR!
This means you will now have the option to buy books, greetings cards and wrapping paper at the shop, either in addition to books ordered online, or as a safe offline alternative.
We understand that many of you will still want to order online from behind the safety of your screens, and we would encourage you to continue to shop with us in this way. But we also know that many of you will want to make enquiries, ask for recommendations and buy books in person, and we will do everything we can to make this experience as safe for you and our staff as possible.
As such the shop interior will still, sadly, be CLOSED for browsing (the only way to browse will be online) but you can choose from a range of stock selected and displayed in the shop window and on the new book-trolley at the threshold. And of course, anything we have in stock that you can’t see we will be happy to find for you.
The shop door will be open from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday. Orders placed online can be collected during these hours only. Orders placed online during these hours can be collected almost immediately.
(Please note: We are suspending our delivery-by-bike service to concentrate on sales at the shop door and processing online orders.)
Thank you again for adapting to this new way of shopping. We hope that together with your support we can continue to sell books safely and play our part in minimising transmission in the community.