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October Books

Independent bookshop co-operative in the heart of Portswood. An eclectic selection, with a wide range of fiction, children's books, politics, and more. It also sells organic and fairtrade food and cleaning products and greetings cards. October Books can order any book that's in print from the UK, Europe and the USA, just pop in for this service. 

October Books

Contact Details


189 Portswood Road, SO17 2NF


023 8058 1030


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Opening Hours

Monday 09:00 - 18:00

Tuesday 09:00 - 18:00

Wednesday 09:00 - 18:00

Thursday 09:00 - 18:00

Friday 09:00 - 18:00

Saturday 09:00 - 18:00

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