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Westfield Stratford City East
Westfield Stratford City East Retail Theme

TOUR OF THE MONTH

The London Riots Tour
The London Riots Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

19th August 1999 Jef Smith, a Freeman of the City of London, drove a herd of two sheep across Tower Bridge.

19th August 1980 Willy Russell's Educating Rita, premieres in London

19th August 1897 1st electric taxi's drive in London

19th August 1842 The last day before railings were put up on The Monument, also the last (of 6) suicides from the top.go to related location

19th August 1274 The Coronation of Edward I in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

Tip-Top Umbrellas



Tip-Top Umbrellas

Specialising in umbrellas and a lot more - classic shopping.

Location: James Smith & Sons, 53 New Oxford Street, WC1A

Description: What better way to celebrate the glorious British Summer than to take a trip down memory lane to this little Victorian gem.

Specialising in every kind of umbrella, walking stick, mace and cane imaginable. Walking inside 'James Smith & Sons' provokes a feeling akin to stepping back in time.

Whether you want to celebrate the great British Summer, want an umbrella that will last forever, or just fancy taking in a historic jewel in London's retail crown...this is the place.

Tagged in this Tour: Feel-Good Xmas Shopping Tour

Themes: RetailRetail Theme  HistoricalHistorical Theme  QuirkyQuirky Theme
Ranking This Month: 2452/2716
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Link to This Page: http://www.shadyoldlady.com/location/995
Credits: http://www.james-smith.co.uk/

Tip-Top Umbrellas

Specialising in umbrellas and a lot more - classic shopping.


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I work near here and after I read this, I went round there this lunctime and bought myself a nice new brollie to replace my scabby threadbare one. Cute little shop with some great assistants - and if youre feeling flush treat the missus to a fashionable parasol - theyre beautiful! (Ade)
Posted by Ade on 2007-07-25
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