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Upper Room Bookshop - CLOSED

64 Cornwall Street, Plymouth PL1 1LR, England
+44 1752 661264
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CLOSED for two years.

I was an occasional customer. It had a niche and dwindling Market. Was run by a committed couple... read more

Reviewed 15 February 2015
Cr0wM
,
Devon
Sadly this independent Christian bookshop closed 31st January 2013

Apparently even within this very narrow field they could not compete with Amazon or the resilient... read more

Reviewed 24 July 2013
Jannerbloke
,
Devon
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14 Feb 2015
“CLOSED for two years.”
23 Jul 2013
“Sadly this independent Christian bookshop closed 31st January 2013”
LOCATION
64 Cornwall Street, Plymouth PL1 1LR, England
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+44 1752 661264
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Reviewed 15 February 2015

I was an occasional customer. It had a niche and dwindling Market. Was run by a committed couple who held on for as long as they could. It's now been closed for a couple of years. Tripadvisor should weed out closed businesses a little more...More

2  Thank Cr0wM
Reviewed 24 July 2013

Apparently even within this very narrow field they could not compete with Amazon or the resilient but uncomfortably low level of national interest in Christianity. I used to think that it was a bit too close to the flabby, happy, simplistic and less thoughtful end...More

1  Thank Jannerbloke
Reviewed 13 January 2013

Been around for decades but maybe not for much longer. This shop sells Christian books and materials. Hidden away a bit in a first floor room. I came in last week because I saw a sign saying stock was being reduced by 25% (maybe 20%?)....More

3  Thank ChasC_12
Reviewed 30 August 2012

Have called in from time to time. Nice people. Soft and easy edge of churchiness. Upstairs shop makes it difficult for older folk like my mum and aunt. Some talk of the shop changing or at least not staying here for too much longer. The...More

8  Thank Cr0wM
Reviewed 28 April 2012

Beware this is a first floor shop with no disabled access. Interesting place but caters mostly for those who already believe unquestioningly and need to feed their need. Staff friendly and helpful. Vast number of periodicals etc.

13  Thank PlongeurV
Reviewed 18 November 2011

The name says it. A cosy nod to popular Christianity. This is not a pan theological, academic or established church shop like the sadly no more SPCK but rather a broad extensive selection more along the reassuring happy clappy or Sunday school line. But, the...More

11  Thank Jannerbloke
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