Close Encounters: Comic book shop.
The Rift: Board game shop.
Waterstones: Location for the national book chain, SFF upstairs.
WH Smith: Location for the national chain.
Nerd-friendly and adjacent;
Damaged Society: Pop culture, nerdy, and alternative fashion and accessories.
GAME: Location for the national video game chain.
HMV: Location for the national movie and music chain.
Laserforce: Laser tag game arena.
Railworld: For train nerds and steampunk fans, exhibits include steam locomotics and a RTV31 Hovertrain proptotype