Located in The Glades Shopping Centre in Bromley, Waterstones is the UK’s number one bookseller. Over the decades that have followed, they have grown to become an icon of the British cultural landscape, employing over 3000 superb booksellers across over 280 bookshops.
Perhaps unusually for a national retailer, their branch managers enjoy a high degree of individual autonomy, running their shops to best please their local customers, with only the lightest of central suggested direction. They take enormous pleasure in championing simply good (but sometimes relatively overlooked) books, a principle that began most famously with John Williams’ Stoner, a quiet, intense novel that they turned into a bestseller forty years after its original publication.
They offer a range of books including:
- And so much more.