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Westfield Stratford City East
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Carry On in London Tour
Carry On in London Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

18th December 1934 The mysterious Lord Lucan was born in London.go to related location

18th December 1909 Born today: Mona Barrie, [Smith], London England, actress (Dawn on Great Divide)

18th December 1778 The father of clowning Joseph Grimaldi was born in Clare Market, London.go to related location

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. Raymond's Revue Bar @ 11 Walkers Court, Brewer Street, Soho, London
12. Richard Branson Lived here @ 11 Holland Park, London
13. The First Shop in the World @ 25 Nelson Road, Greenwich, London
14. Hamleys Toy Store @ 188 - 196 Regent Street
15. George Wombwell's Menagerie @ Old Compton Street
16. The Sights of Soho @ Meard Street, Soho
17. Oldest Shopfront in London @ 56 Artillery Lane
18. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
19. The Demon Barber of Fleet Street @ 186 Fleet Street, London
20. White's Chocolate House @ 69 St. James Street
21. Mrs Salmon's Waxworks @ 17 Chancery Lane
22. Maple House @ 149 Tottenham Court Road
23. Merlin's Cave @ Carlisle House, Soho Square, London
24. Birch's Immortal Shop @ 15 Cornhill, London
25. Sainsbury's started here @ 173 Drury Lane, Holborn, London
26. The Beatles Apple Shop @ 94 Baker Street, London
27. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
28. Debenhams. a loo with a view @ 334-348 Oxford Street
29. Binks in Bates @ 21a Jermyn Street, St. James's, London
30. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
31. Sylvia's Suffragette Shop @ 198 Bow Road, Bow, London
32. Garrards Jewellers @ 24 Albemarle Street, Mayfair
33. A Market steeped in History @ Leather Lane
34. Indiana Jones' Hat Shop @ 13 Old Burlington Street, Mayfair
35. Labour and Wait... @ 18 Cheshire Street
36. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
37. Jigsaw and Kate Middleton @ 9 Argyll Street
38. Fox and Lewis @ 19 St James Street, London
39. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
40. Bethnal Green...a Snatch @ 88 Teesdale Street
41. McLaren and Westwood's SEX @ 430 Kings Road, London
42. Cricket in Covent Garden @ 21 Cranbourn Street, Covent Garden, London
43. Seven Sisters Market @ Pueblito Paisa, 231 High Road, Seven Sisters, Lo
44. Walthamstow Market @ Hoe Street to St James's Street
45. The World's First Ever Cashpoint @ 20 The Town, Enfield
46. Gong...Notting Hill @ 142 Portobello Road
47. London's Most Female Street @ Sloane Street, Knightsbridge, London
48. Where the Tricks came from @ 25 New Oxford Street
49. Market...stop shouting, go Shop @ Stadium Car Park, Engineers Way
50. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
51. Pink Floyd's Drum Shop @ 41 Store Street, Bloomsbury
52. Grand Seraglio... What? @ Covent Garden
53. Once there were Herrings @ 137 Cannon Street
54. Quercus - Publishing Revelation @ 21 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury
55. Portobello Road Markets @ Portobello Road
56. A Market With Mexican Roots @ Portobello Road
57. Once a great Music Venue @ 246 Hackney Road
58. R. Soles of London @ 109A Kings Road, Chelsea
59. Bloodgate Source @ 268 Lavender Hill, London
60. Home to the Geisha Kimonos @ 1-7 Davies Mews
61. Tea, Tea, Glorious Tea @ 45 Berwick Street, Soho
62. The Shop the Looters Ignored @ 70-72 St John's Road, Clapham
63. Floris Perfumerie @ 89 Jermyn Street, London
64. John Lobb Bootmakers @ 9 St. James's Street, London
65. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London
66. Catch the best fishmongers @ 88-90 Essex Road
67. The Camden Markets @ Camden Lock Place
68. Monocles - Fashion for Today @ 41 New Cavendish Street
69. Tomorrow Never Dies Car Chase @ Brent Cross Car Park, Brent Cross
70. House of the Mystery Hat @ Goldhawk Road
71. WH Smith lived here @ 12c Hyde Park Street, Bayswater
72. Lock & Co...Historical Hats @ 6 St. James's Street
73. Liberty @ Regent Street, London
74. The Boxpark @ Bethnal Green Road
75. Bagels while you Shop @ Nicole Farhi, 202 Westbourne Grove
76. Tip-Top Umbrellas @ James Smith & Sons, 53 New Oxford Street
77. Faraday's Apprenticeship @ 48 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London
78. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
79. Good Gifts in a Tree @ 53 Exmouth Market
80. The first Waitrose @ 263 High Street, Acton Hill
81. Treadwell's Bookshop @ 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury
82. Harrods @ 87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge
83. Simply Sausages @ Harts Corner, 341 London Central Markets
84. Former Toilet for your Jeweller @ 58 Davies Street
85. Sally Clarke's @ 122 & 124 Kensington Church Street, Kensington
86. Trinkets, Gems and Tourists @ Covent Garden
87. Leadenhall Market @ 48-51 Leadenhall Market
88. Charing Cross Book Worms @ Charing Cross Road
89. The East Ends most famous market @ Petticoat Lane
90. The Kensington Poltergeist @ 20 Bute Street, South Kensington, London
91. Habitat & Joseph's First Home @ 77 Fulham Road, Chelsea
92. Radical booksellers since 1945 @ 5 Caledonian Road
93. Massage...on your time @ Neal's Yard, Covent Garden
94. Scandinavian Food for All @ 61 Great Titchfield Street
95. She's in Fashion... @ 51 Endell Street, Covent Garden
96. Old Spitalfields Market @ 16 Horner Square, Spitalfields
97. Churchill's Favourite for Cheese @ 93 Jermyn Street
98. Feeling Honourable? @ 86 Lower Marsh, Lambeth
99. Virgin Born Here @ 2 Symons Street, London
100. Magic and Comedy @ 145 Wardour Street
101. Experts in Retro @ 4 Nettlefold Place
102. Feel the fibre of the fabric @ Joel & Son Fabrics, 75-83 Church Street
103. Making Cake since the 1900s @ 111 Sydenham Road
104. Winfield House @ North West Regents Park, London
105. Where Do I Find Good Beer? @ Stoke Newington Church Street
106. Chrisp Street Market @ Chrisp Street, Poplar
107. London's Finest Recordshop @ 1 Earlham Street
108. Retail on the River @ Gabriel's Wharf
109. Handbag Gang Strike Again @ New Bond Street
110. HMV's first Celebrity Opening @ 363 Oxford Street