Immerse Yourself in Europe's Largest Bookshop Waterstones Piccadilly

Tour Europe’s Largest Bookstore

Step into the history of Waterstones Piccadilly, a stunning Grade II* listed building that once housed the renowned Simpsons department store.

Event Info

Date & Time

June 22

10:30am - 1pm

Location

Waterstones, Piccadilly, London, UK

Tickets & Prices

Join expert tour guides from the Twentieth Century Society (C20) as they unravel the fascinating tales behind this architectural gem, now transformed into the flagship Waterstones store for Europe.

Discover the intricate details of the building’s past and present, which celebrates the spirit of regeneration and explore how repurposing buildings can preserve their architectural heritage for future generations to cherish.

Two tours will be available, starting at 10:30 AM and 12:00 PM (midday) respectively. Book via Eventbrite and make sure to confirm the time on your ticket when booking, as spaces are limited.

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London's largest bookshop, and a contender for the title of Europe's largest bookshop too, is the magnificent Waterstones Piccadilly.

Spread over six floors, with more than eight miles of shelves and more than 200,000 titles.

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