Sunday, April 11, 2010
Oxford Street Shops
Oxford Street is one of the most popular streets in London. It’s famous for large quantity of shops. During its existence it has had different names (Tyburn Road, Uxbridge Road and Worcester Road) until it became Oxford Street. The street begins from Marble Arch at the north east corner of Hyde Park, through Oxford Circus to St Giles' Circus.
There are 548 shops in Oxford Street, it is Europe's busiest shopping street. This street is home to major department stores. Here you can find a lot of different famous brands, such as Moss Bros, Selfridges, John Lewis, Marks & Spencer, Debenhams, H&M, Zara, Adidas, Nike Wallis, Gap, Mexx and many others.
Each Christmas the street is decorated with bright festive lights. Every year the lights are turned on by a celebrity and they last until January 6.
Oxford Street Stores Opening Times
• Monday: 10am – 7pm
• Tuesday: 10am – 7pm
• Wednesday: 10am – 7pm
• Thursday: 10am – 8pm
• Friday: 10am – 7pm
• Saturday: 10am – 7pm
• Sunday: 12 pm – 6pm
*Some stores may vary.
A New West End Company Red Cap will help answer all your questions when you're visiting Oxford Street.
The Red Caps duties include:
• Reducing retail and street crime
• Improving the street environment
• Enhancing customer service