Walk or cycle
We've loved seeing everyone out walking and cycling about during lockdown. We're about 15 minutes walk from Tynemouth, and about 15-20 minutes walk from the Fishquay Shields ferry terminal. We now have securely anchored lock points fitted outside the bookshop for your bicycle.Metro
It’s three minutes walk from North Shields Metro station to the shop. Come out of the station and turn left onto Nile Street. Walk to the junction of Nile Street and Albion Road. Turn right and walk to the traffic lights. You’ll see Christchurch in front of you. The shop is across the road from the front door of the church.
Visit the Metro website
for more info.Bus
There are number of bus services that stop within a few minutes walk of the shop.
Call the Traveline on 0871 200 2233
There are street parking spaces available on Preston Road, and a dedicated loading bay directly outside the shop for customers buying or selling large quantities of books. Customers can also park on the shop forecourt. There a small number of short stay parking places on Alma Place, just round the corner from the bookshop.Accessibility
The shop is located in an old townhouse. The main room of the shop is accessed from the street over a small lip at the door threshold. The other ground floor room is up three steps. All other rooms in the shop are upstairs.
We’re happy to assist customers in reaching inaccessible books. If you know you’ll have difficulty getting upstairs, call beforehand and we could bring a selection of suitable titles downstairs for you to browse.