Regent Street, London shopping

Regent Street  runs from Oxford Circus south  to Piccadilly Circus.

Its elegant Regency facades were constructed by John Nash in 1820 to 1823 as part of a boulevard intended to connect the Prince Regents house at St James Park with his new property at Regents Park. Those were the days when kings were kings. Many of the houses have since been re-built, but the bold curving sweep envisaged by Nash remains

Many of the city's most famous shops are here - Hamleys toy shop, Austin Reed, Burberry, Liberty.

Further west in Knightsbridge is, of course, Harrods. In winter Christmas lights are a feature of London Shopping

 

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Regent Street London