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'The Happiness Fantasy' with Carl Cederstrom
Wednesday 23rd January, 7pm

'Rethinking Racial Capitalism' with Gargi Bhattacharyya
Wednesday 30th January, 7pm

AUTONOMY NOW Present: ‘Anarchism, Syndicalism and the Amsterdam Congress of 1907’
with Anthony Zurbrugg
and Carl Levi
Thursday 31st January, 7pm

Authentocracy: Joe Kennedy & Juliet Jacques in conversation
Wednesday 13th February, 7pm

Rock Against Racism and the Anit-Nazi League with David Renton and Ruth Gregory
Wednesday 27th February, 7pm

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Union Discounts

Housmans are proud to offer a 10% discount on purchases made in-store on production of a student or trade union card.

Opening Hours

Monday to Saturday 10am to 6.30pm
Sunday 12 noon to 6pm

Housmans is closed on public holidays.

We're only two minutes' walk from all the Kings Cross and St Pancras rail and underground stations (see Contact/Find Us page for map and directions)

Please get in touch if you have any kind of query. Scroll down the page for directions and opening hours.


If you have an urgent query, or would like to check if we have a book in stock, please give us a call on 020 7837 4473 during our opening hours.

Alternatively send an email to shop[at] and we will get back to you as soon as we can. The shop is run by part-time staff and can be quite busy, so please bear with us if it takes us a few days to respond!



We're very easy to find - just a two minute walk from King's Cross/St.Pancras terminals. Housmans is at the bottom end of Caledonian Road where it meets with Pentonville Road. If you have any problems finding us, give us a call!

Housmans Shop Front

Housmans Bookshop
5 Caledonian Road
King's Cross ,
London N1 9DX,

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Tel 020 7837 4473
Fax 0870 706 6035


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Opening Hours:

Monday to Friday: 10am to 6.30pm
Saturday: 10am to 6pm

Sunday: Noon to 6pm

Housmans is closed on public holidays.




The building Housmans occupies was built in the late 1800s and is not ideal in terms of accesibilty. The main floor of Housmans has level access from the street. There are two steps leading to the back section of the shop, but we do have a ramp available, Housmans staff are happy to provide whatever help they can to anyone who has difficulty negotiating the steps.

Our second-hand basement and 'Vaults' area are located downstairs, and due to the nature of the building unfortunately there is no step free access.

The toilet is only accessible by climbing 4 steps. We have negotiated with our current nieghbours, Piebury Corner, that all Housmans visitors can use their wheelchair accessible toilet.

Please get in touch if you have any questions about shop accessibility and we will do our best to help.