Images above: Foster bookshop; Book Case London
‘Non essential’ items such as clothes and books cannot be sold in person over the counter in Tier 4. Many shops in Chiswick are however offering click and collect services, where you can ring the shop or order through their website and arrange a time to go and pick up your shopping.
Foster Books – open from 10.30am – 5.30pm every day up to and including Christmas Eve for click & collect. Browse the books for sale on their website.
’50 years of selling lovely rare and secondhand books from our 18th century bookshop in Chiswick’.
Tel: 0208 995 2768
Book Case London – open from 12.00 – 4.00pm every day up to and including Christmas Eve for click & collect. Browse the books for sale on their website.
Selling a wide range of fiction and non-fiction, children’s books and stationery. Recently refurbished. Spent all day Sunday frantically adding books to their website.
Tel: 0208 742 3919
Waterstones – open Sunday 20 December 11.00am – 4.00pm / Monday 21 / Tuesday 22 / Wednesday 23, 10.00am – 5.00pm for click & collect. Closed Christmas Eve.
Browse their website and order online.
Images above: Snappy Snaps
Printing and framing
Snappy Snaps Chiswick is open for click & collect and same day delivery, Sunday 20 December from 11.00am – 4.00pm / Monday 21 – Wednesday 23 December from 9.00am – 5.30pm / Christmas Eve from 9.00am – 3.00pm.
Snappy Snaps sells prints and frames off the shelf or bespoke made to order as well as printed gifts such as mugs and cushion covers.
‘Many of our products and services are online. They can be ordered on our web site, by email or simply by giving us a call. We have an innovative online framing system and our print and frame section of our website is proving very popular’.
You can read more about their framing service here: Personalised framing service online
Images above: Greige homeware
Greige is open for click and collect from their Chiswick warehouse, with free local delivery within W4.
Phone: 020 3141 9030
Decorexi are also doing click and collect and deliveries.
‘We are still sending out parcels & delivering up to and including 23rd December (last date for parcels). If we have it in the store, we can send out in time for Christmas day – just give us a call.
Phone: 0207 354 2112.
Image above: Tribe rugs on Devonshire Rd
Tribe rugs on Devonshire Rd is offering both click and collect and deliveries. Enquiries via their website. While you can’t buy directly from the website, if you click on the buttons at the bottom of the page, they’ll put you directly in touch with the team by email or phone.
Phone: 0208 747 1400
Neptune say: ‘We’re still very much here to help with your home projects. Your local store team is ready and waiting with advice, ideas and any information you might need – be it via email or live chat, over the phone or face-to-face in a video call. We’re here whenever suits you best – during the day or into the evening. And don’t forget, you can also order accessories via our Call and Collect service.
Phone: 0203 814 1220
Borough Kitchen is closed to customers in store, but open for click and collect orders. Go onto the website, click on “Chiswick Store” and if the item you want comes up, it means it’s in stock locally. Order and pay for your item and take your reference number along to the store, where they’ll hand it to you outside. Open until 4.00pm on Christmas Eve.
Image above: Insider Dealings
Insider dealings say: “We may not be able to have you come in and Loulou is gong to miss you all but we are able to respond to emails, phone calls, orders and quotes. And although you can’t see it, we keep going with a smile and a woof!’
Images above: Jewellery from Frivoli gallery in Devonshire Rd
Frivoli – The Devonshire Rd store is shut, but Frivoli’s eclectic mix of ceramics, paintings, clothes, jewellery and leather goods are still within reach. View what’s available on their website; pay by phone and make an appointment to collect it from outside the store.
Phone: 0208 742 3255 or 07976 311874
The AA London gallery, also on Devonshire Rd, say: ‘We will continue to operate. You can browse our windows and purchase it at the door. Buy online. Home deliveries. Click & Collect.
Phone: 07775 875790
Image above: Lizard women’s clothing, Turnham Green Terrace
LA Menswear on Turnham Green Terrace may be closed, but its owner, Henrik Hansen, is literally going the extra mile to satisfy his customers in the run-up to Christmas. He’s offering both delivery and click and collect up right up until the evening of Christmas Eve. Go to the website and you’ll be redirected to one of their two ebay online shops, where you can see what’s available to order. If you already know what you want, you can call Henrik and he’ll arrange a click and collect, or deliver it to you himself on his trusty bicycle.
Phone: 07508 317618l
Lizard women’s clothing on Turnham Green Terrace is also open for click and collect. You can see what they have on offer on their website, purchase items online and pick them up at the store. Email the owner, Kambiz Hendessi, to arrange a pick-up time.
Phone: 0208 994 1423
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