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American Tour of London
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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

28th May 1959 Johnson and Bart's musical Lock up your daughters, premieres in London

28th May 1908 Born today: Ian Lancaster Fleming, London England, author (James Bond)

28th May 1897 Born today: Henry Kendall, London, actor (Amazing Quest, Shadow, Rich and Strange)

28th May 1858 Dion Boucicault's Foul Play, premieres in London

28th May 1742 1st indoor swimming pool opens (Goodman's Fields, London)

28th May 1728 Celebrated satirical painter William Hogarth successfully sues agent Joshua Morris.

Top Retail-related places to visit in London.



It's what girls do best, and London never disappoints. Here are some of top shopping locations and retail highlights, from the oldest to the most celebrated. Spend a penny!

TOP 10 RETAIL RELATED SIGHTS IN LONDON:

MORE RETAIL SIGHTS:

11. Mary Quant's Bazaar @ Markham House, 138a King's Road, Chelsea
12. Raymond's Revue Bar @ 11 Walkers Court, Brewer Street, Soho, London
13. George Wombwell's Menagerie @ Old Compton Street
14. The first ever Tesco @ 9 Watling Avenue, Burnt Oak
15. Merlin's Cave @ Carlisle House, Soho Square, London
16. The General Trading Stores @ 26 Symons Street, Sloane Square, London
17. Where the Tricks came from @ 25 New Oxford Street
18. Grand Seraglio... What? @ Covent Garden
19. Binks in Bates @ 21a Jermyn Street, St. James's, London
20. The Sights of Soho @ Meard Street, Soho
21. Oldest Shopfront in London @ 56 Artillery Lane
22. Gong...Notting Hill @ 142 Portobello Road
23. The Demon Barber of Fleet Street @ 186 Fleet Street, London
24. Bethnal Green...a Snatch @ 88 Teesdale Street
25. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
26. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
27. Virgin Born Here @ 2 Symons Street, London
28. Jigsaw and Kate Middleton @ 9 Argyll Street
29. Indiana Jones' Hat Shop @ 13 Old Burlington Street, Mayfair
30. Harrods @ 87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge
31. A Market steeped in History @ Leather Lane
32. The World's First Ever Cashpoint @ 20 The Town, Enfield
33. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
34. Hamleys Toy Store @ 188 - 196 Regent Street
35. Seven Sisters Market @ Pueblito Paisa, 231 High Road, Seven Sisters, Lo
36. The Beatles Apple Shop @ 94 Baker Street, London
37. Birch's Immortal Shop @ 15 Cornhill, London
38. Leadenhall Market @ 48-51 Leadenhall Market
39. Floris Perfumerie @ 89 Jermyn Street, London
40. The Camden Markets @ Camden Lock Place
41. Once there were Herrings @ 137 Cannon Street
42. McLaren and Westwood's SEX @ 430 Kings Road, London
43. Tomorrow Never Dies Car Chase @ Brent Cross Car Park, Brent Cross
44. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
45. Radical booksellers since 1945 @ 5 Caledonian Road
46. Farming Markets for a Decade @ Cramer Street Car park, Marylebone High Street
47. House of the Mystery Hat @ Goldhawk Road
48. Feeling Honourable? @ 86 Lower Marsh, Lambeth
49. Walthamstow Market @ Hoe Street to St James's Street
50. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
51. Sylvia's Suffragette Shop @ 198 Bow Road, Bow, London
52. Magic and Comedy @ 145 Wardour Street
53. Once a great Music Venue @ 246 Hackney Road
54. Charing Cross Book Worms @ Charing Cross Road
55. Bloodgate Source @ 268 Lavender Hill, London
56. Maple House @ 149 Tottenham Court Road
57. Cupcakes in Kensington @ 132 Kensington Church Street
58. Bagels while you Shop @ Nicole Farhi, 202 Westbourne Grove
59. Retail on the River @ Gabriel's Wharf
60. R. Soles of London @ 109A Kings Road, Chelsea
61. Where Do I Find Good Beer? @ Stoke Newington Church Street
62. Winfield House @ North West Regents Park, London
63. The Kensington Poltergeist @ 20 Bute Street, South Kensington, London
64. Handbag Gang Strike Again @ New Bond Street
65. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
66. Tigers in Town @ Oxford Street
67. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
68. Walk In Back Rub @ 11 Charlotte Place
69. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
70. Garrards Jewellers @ 24 Albemarle Street, Mayfair
71. Yuletide Food with French Flair @ 202 Upper Street, Islington
72. HMV's first Celebrity Opening @ 363 Oxford Street
73. Simply Sausages @ Harts Corner, 341 London Central Markets
74. Making Cake since the 1900s @ 111 Sydenham Road
75. London's Most Female Street @ Sloane Street, Knightsbridge, London
76. Quercus - Publishing Revelation @ 21 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury
77. A Market going down in History @ Harrow Road & Fernhead Road
78. The Shop the Looters Ignored @ 70-72 St John's Road, Clapham
79. Cricket in Covent Garden @ 21 Cranbourn Street, Covent Garden, London
80. Former Toilet for your Jeweller @ 58 Davies Street
81. Fox and Lewis @ 19 St James Street, London
82. Churchill's Favourite for Cheese @ 93 Jermyn Street
83. Good Gifts in a Tree @ 53 Exmouth Market
84. Trinkets, Gems and Tourists @ Covent Garden
85. Tip-Top Umbrellas @ James Smith & Sons, 53 New Oxford Street
86. Massage...on your time @ Neal's Yard, Covent Garden
87. Sainsbury's started here @ 173 Drury Lane, Holborn, London
88. Portobello Road Markets @ Portobello Road
89. Liberty @ Regent Street, London
90. Feel the fibre of the fabric @ Joel & Son Fabrics, 75-83 Church Street
91. Debenhams. a loo with a view @ 334-348 Oxford Street
92. Tantalise those Taste Buds @ 38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden
93. The first Waitrose @ 263 High Street, Acton Hill
94. Market...stop shouting, go Shop @ Stadium Car Park, Engineers Way
95. Scandinavian Food for All @ 61 Great Titchfield Street
96. Pink Floyd's Drum Shop @ 41 Store Street, Bloomsbury
97. A Market With Mexican Roots @ Portobello Road
98. What no Drugs? @ 101 Leather Lane
99. Old Spitalfields Market @ 16 Horner Square, Spitalfields
100. London's Finest Recordshop @ 1 Earlham Street
101. Treadwell's Bookshop @ 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury
102. Magic, Gizmos & FUN @ 246 High Holborn
103. Experts in Retro @ 4 Nettlefold Place
104. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London
105. London's only Antique Dept Store @ 150 Chiswick High Road
106. Is This The New Portobello? @ Lower Marsh
107. 80 years and still Dancing @ 94 St Martin's Lane
108. The East Ends most famous market @ Petticoat Lane
109. White's Chocolate House @ 69 St. James Street
110. Catch the best fishmongers @ 88-90 Essex Road