Croydon: Forbidden Planet opposite West Croydon station



Latitude: N51:22:40 (51.377822)
Longitude: W0:06:11 (-0.103071)

The Forbidden Planet comics and sci-fi bookshop is on the opposite corner of North End and Derby Road, from the Maplins electronics store, next to the West Croydon railway station exit.

175 North End
CR0 1T


This is a much smaller shop than the Forbidden Planet Megastore at 179 Shaftesbury Avenue in central London, which hosts most of the CyberPunk and Sci-Fi author signing events.

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