“The most magical little bookshop...

Welcome to DRAKE – The Bookshop

We are so excited to be FULLY open to the public for safe, socially distanced browsing & buying!
We are back to our usual shop hours 9:30am – 5:00pm
We cannot wait to see all of your eager and partially covered faces! 😷

27 Silver Street, Stockton on Tees, TS18 1SX

Opening times: Monday to Saturday 9:30am to 5:00pm. Closed on Sundays

Telephone: 01642 909970 Email: books@drakethebookshop.co.uk


We are FULLY OPEN for browsing, buying & coffee!

Following the ending of restrictions we are still following Government guidance and advising that mask wearing and hand sanitizing is still observed to continue to keep us all safe especially as numbers on Teesside continue to rise. – Here is how you can shop with us safely from the 12th of April:

  • Visit the shop for a browse. We are able to have up to 6 customers or 4 family bubbles at one time. We ask that you wear a mask, sanitise your hands at the entrance and keep to social distancing guidelines whilst in the shop..
  • Get in touch via social media, phone, this website or ideally by EMAILING US with your book requests. We can can arrange collection, local delivery or shipping to you.
  • Purchase books via this website to collect from the shop or opt to pay extra for delivery. WE CAN NOW ACCEPT BOOK TOKENS ON THE WEBSITE.

THANK YOU for your continued support.

#Lockdown Pharmacy is still open for business.

not just great books, great coffee as well.

Taken: 19th June 2018 Drake the Bookshop hosted a boat trip and book signing on the Teesside Princess with the author Philip Pullman. The boat travelled from Stockton to Preston Park, where Philip signed books at the John Walker chemist shop before making the return journey back to Stockton. Photographer/Byline Dave Charnley Photography www.davecharnleyphotography.com
Go back in time to see what the bookshop used to look like!

books & coffee AND GREAT CAKE too!

Passionate about improving the health and wellbeing of children and families in our community.

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    “What I say is, a town isn’t a town without a bookstore. It may call itself a town, but unless it’s got a bookstore, it knows it’s not foolin’ a soul.”

    NEIL GAIMAN, American Gods
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