More work to be done on this, no doubt, but here are some surviving indie record shops, as listed by Guardian and its readers in 2014, with a couple of additional notes from The Shed …

Birmingham – Swordfish Records and The Diskery
Bristol – Rise Record Shop
Cardiff – Spillers
Carmarthen – Tangled Parrot
Chester – Grey & Pink
Dublin – Freebird Records
Dundee – Groucho’s
Edinburgh – Avalanche
Glasgow – Monorail
Godalming – Record Corner
Guildford – People and Ben’s Records
Hackney Wick – Vinyl Pimp
Holt, Norfolk – Holt Vinyl Volt
Kingston on Thames – Banquet Records
Leeds – Jumbo Records and Relics Records
Lewes – Union Music
Liverpool – Probe Records

London – Sister Ray, Denmark St, and Out On The Floor and Sounds That Swing, Camden Town
see also
Flashback in Crouch End and on Essex Road – 10/10
Audio Gold at bottom of Ally Pally hill – 10/10

Malvern – Carnival Records
Manchester – King Bee, Chorlton, and Beatin Rhythm, Tib St
Marlborough – Sound Knowledge
Newcastle – Steel Wheels
Norwich – Soundclash
Nottingham – The Music Exchange and The Music Inn
Oxford – Truck Store
Porthmadog – Cob Records
Preston – Action
Reading – In The Groove
Rye – Grammar School Records
Sheffield – Record Collector

Southsea – Pie & Vinyl Café
Stirling – Europa Records
Sunderland – Hot Rats
Totnes – The Drift Record Shop


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