London Store

London Store

Contact Us

12-14 Long Acre,
Covent Garden,
London WC2E 9LP
Phone: 0207 836 1321

About Our History

Our historic London store has been on the same Long Acre site in the heart of London's revered Covent Garden for over 100 years. However, Edward Stanford has been trading since 1853. We are still the world’s premier travel and map bookshop.

To find out more about our fascinating past,
read Stanfords – A Brief History.

Opening hours

Weekdays
Monday:9.00am - 8.00pm
Tuesday:9.00am - 8.00pm
Wednesday:9.00am - 8.00pm
Thursday:9.00am - 8.00pm
Friday:9.00am - 8.00pm
Weekends
Saturday:9.00am - 8.00pm
*Sunday:11.30am - 6.00pm
public/Bank Holidays

*On Sunday we open 11.30am to 12.00noon for browsing only. This is to comply with UK legislation.

Week starting - 23/11/2015
Monday23rd9.00am - 8.00pm
Tuesday24th9.00am - 8.00pm
Wednesday25th9.00am - 8.00pm
Thursday26th9.00am - 9.00pm
Friday27th9.00am - 8.00pm
Saturday28th9.00am - 8.00pm
*Sunday29th11.30am - 6.00pm
Week starting - 30/11/2015
Monday30th9.00am - 8.00pm
Tuesday1st9.00am - 8.00pm
Wednesday2nd9.00am - 8.00pm
Thursday3rd9.00am - 9.00pm
Friday4th9.00am - 8.00pm
Saturday5th9.00am - 9.00pm
*Sunday6th11.30am - 6.00pm
Week starting - 07/12/2015
Monday7th9.00am - 8.00pm
Tuesday8th9.00am - 8.00pm
Wednesday9th9.00am - 8.00pm
Thursday10th9.00am - 9.00pm
Friday11th9.00am - 8.00pm
Saturday12th9.00am - 9.00pm
*Sunday13th11.30am - 6.00pm
Week starting - 14/12/2015
Monday14th9.00am - 9.00pm
Tuesday15th9.00am - 9.00pm
Wednesday16th9.00am - 9.00pm
Thursday17th9.00am - 9.00pm
Friday18th9.00am - 9.00pm
Saturday19th9.00am - 9.00pm
*Sunday20th11.30am - 6.00pm
Week starting - 21/12/2015
Monday21st9.00am - 9.00pm
Tuesday22nd9.00am - 9.00pm
Wednesday23rd9.00am - 9.00pm
Thursday24th (Christmas Eve)9.00am - 6.00pm
Friday25th (Christmas Day)Closed
Saturday26th (Boxing Day)12.00pm - 6.00pm
*Sunday27th11.30am - 6.00pm
Week starting - 28/12/2015
Monday28th (Bank Holiday)9.00am - 8.00pm
Tuesday29th9.00am - 8.00pm
Wednesday30th9.00am - 8.00pm
Thursday31st (New Year’s Eve)9.00am - 6.00pm
Friday1st (New Year’s Day)12.00pm - 6.00pm
Saturday2nd9.00am - 8.00pm
*Sunday3rd11.30am - 6.00pm