1883 was a wonderful year in Victorian Norwich, England; Mr. James Langley founded Langleys Toy Store!
Mr. Langley's original store was on Prince of Wales Road on (what was) the edge of Norwich. He proved to be a successful shopkeeper and entrepreneur; in fact in 1925 he planned to launch the nation's very
first web site but was disappointed to discover that his typewriter didn't have enough (or any) RAM and wouldn't plug into his phone socket.
Instead, he bought out Galpins, a local competitor Galpins Toy Shop had been in the beautiful art nouveau styled Royal Arcade since the shopping centre opened at the turn of the century. Sadly, Mr. Langley was only able to enjoy his new store for three years, as he died in
1928. His dream of world wide internet sales serving the far flung reaches of the great British Empire died with him.The present owners took over in 1971 and the expanded store runs successfully,
today. The internet dream was rekindled in 1984 with the advent of the Sinclair Spectrum 48k. Sticking keys, pitiful memory and unreliable tape recorders brought further disappointment.
Today, Mr. Langley's
ambitions have finally been realised with the launch of this magnificent
web site. We hope that you enjoy our efforts.
Our contact details:
Phone: 01603 621959
J. Langley and Co. Ltd
12 - 14 Royal Arcade
10:30-4:00 Sun and Bank Holidays
Shipping And Handling Shipping to Mainland UK is free for standard delivery. Expedited delivery may be arranged by phone at an additionial cost.
Delivery Schedule Delivery To UK Addresses
Items are generally posted via Royal Mail First Class and will normally be delivered within 7 working days following your day of ordering.
Alternatively a 48hr courier option may be arranged and the order will be dispatched by DHL or Interlink. If you require this service please select the 48hr courier option when ordering online. It is advisable to phone on 01603 621959 to check availability.
Please note, orders placed Friday through Sunday will not be despatched until the following Monday or Tuesday.
Returns Policy It is the policy of Langleys to ensure that all products supplied to our customers arrive in perfect condition. Should the product, on arrival, not match your requirements, and is returned to us within 28 days, Langleys will refund you in full, less any postage charges. If your product is damaged, please inform us within 7 days of delivery. If you are returning an item, LangleysToys.com must be informed in writing, e-mail, letter or fax, detailing your order reference number and reason for return.This does not affect your statutory rights
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