Welcome to Heygates Bookshop – Where Stories Come Alive

Welcome to Heygates Bookshop – Where Stories Come Alive

Discover the Magic of Books at Your Local Haven

Perfectly situated at the Grade II Listed Bognor Regis Railway Station in West Sussex, we’re more than just a bookshop; Heygates prides itself on remaining independently and family-owned, fronted by current owner Jason Passingham, who provides the ultimate in personal service. Not only do we stock pre-loved and new books, but also jigsaws and DVDs, book related gifts, maps, comics, annuals, audio books, greetings cards, antiquarian books and of course……..coffee! If you can’t find what you are looking for, we will gladly order it, and if you don’t know what you’re looking for, our well-read team will happily suggest authors and titles.

Our Collection: A Treasure Trove of Literature

At Heygates Bookshop, we pride ourselves on our extensive and eclectic selection. From the well-loved classics that have stood the test of time to the latest page-turners that keep you up at night, our shelves are brimming with stories waiting to be discovered. Our children’s section is a colorful world of learning and adventure, fostering young imaginations to soar with every book they delve into.

Rare Finds and First Editions

For collectors and bibliophiles, our rare finds will be a delightful addition to any library.

Book Signings and Events

Meet your favorite authors and celebrate book launches with the local literary community.

Personal Recommendations

Our knowledgeable staff are always on hand to recommend the perfect read, tailored to your taste.

Community Hub

We host reading groups and workshops, making us a cornerstone for cultural exchange and literary dialogue.

Bran Lieu
Bran Lieu
2024-02-13
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Popped in to ask for a map book of the south coast... and to touch a Real BBC built Dalek!!!!!... very friendly and helpful.
hollie maynard
hollie maynard
2024-02-08
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Great independent bookshop! Fabulous selection of books, and the staff are always friendly and helpful when ive visited. Tried the coffee today which was lovely and only £2! P.s im obsessed with the full sized Dalek!
Andrew Shorley
Andrew Shorley
2024-01-29
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Amazing bookshop with friendly and helpful staff. Great time and great finds
ian manion
ian manion
2023-12-17
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Excellent Stock, Jason and Greg great Sense of Humour! Always good for a chat!
Glenn Johnson
Glenn Johnson
2023-10-27
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Fantastic selection of books. Great knowledgeable owner.
Gueniver Warren
Gueniver Warren
2023-10-11
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Heygates Bookshop is a haven for bookworms. The layout is thoughtfully designed, creating a welcoming space for exploration and discovery. The atmosphere is cozy and conducive to hours of browsing. The staff here are not only knowledgeable but also genuinely passionate about books, always ready to offer recommendations or engage in a literary discussion. It's evident that they care about their customers' reading experiences, making Heygates a standout bookstore in every regard.
Peter Mason
Peter Mason
2023-09-12
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What a lovely bookshop. The staff were particularly helpful and engaging.
Ian McGregor
Ian McGregor
2023-08-29
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We really enjoyed our visit to your bookshop today. My wife said to say ‘Thank you’ for the book recommendation, ‘Jonathan Livingston Seagull’ it’s great!! We spent the afternoon on the beach reading our new books. Thank you Jason, See you again soon. Take care. 😊