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The idea of having a bookshop selling Christian books and cards in Portishead was considered over 25 years ago. The present location, juts off the High Street in a passageway leading to Roath Road Car Park, was originally a shoe repair shop owned by a prominent Christian gentleman. He kindly leased the building to the Bookshop Committee.
The area of the town was once known as "The Hope Yard" and is likely, therefore, that there has been a Christian witness on the site for over 100 years, culminating in the valuable witness of the present bookshop...