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A Quick Overview of Hatchards
Hatchards is the oldest bookshop in the United Kingdom. The bookshop was founded at 173 Piccadilly, London, by John Hatchard in 1797. It moved within Piccadilly in 1801, to No.
- 189–190; the site of the first shop was cleared in 1810 for the Egyptian Hall to be built.
- The second shop had a numbering change to 187, in 1820.
- It still trades today from the same address, and Hatchard's portrait can be seen on the staircase of the shop.