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American Tour of London
American Tour of London

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd May 1970 Born today: Naomi Campbell, London England, model/actress (Cool as Ice, Unzipped)

22nd May 1963 A C Milan wins 8th Europe Cup 1 at London

22nd May 1950 Richard Strauss' 4 Last Songs (4 letzte Lieder) in London

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. The Beatles Apple Shop @ 94 Baker Street, London
12. Oldest Shopfront in London @ 56 Artillery Lane
13. The General Trading Stores @ 26 Symons Street, Sloane Square, London
14. George Wombwell's Menagerie @ Old Compton Street
15. The Sights of Soho @ Meard Street, Soho
16. The Demon Barber of Fleet Street @ 186 Fleet Street, London
17. Whiteleys: Shopping was Murder @ Queensway, London
18. Birch's Immortal Shop @ 15 Cornhill, London
19. Richard Branson Lived here @ 11 Holland Park, London
20. Gong...Notting Hill @ 142 Portobello Road
21. The World's First Ever Cashpoint @ 20 The Town, Enfield
22. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
23. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
24. The Shop the Looters Ignored @ 70-72 St John's Road, Clapham
25. Mrs Salmon's Waxworks @ 17 Chancery Lane
26. Angels and Bermans @ 119 Shaftesbury Avenue, London
27. Once there were Herrings @ 137 Cannon Street
28. Catch the best fishmongers @ 88-90 Essex Road
29. McLaren and Westwood's SEX @ 430 Kings Road, London
30. Hamleys Toy Store @ 188 - 196 Regent Street
31. Maple House @ 149 Tottenham Court Road
32. 80 years and still Dancing @ 94 St Martin's Lane
33. Merlin's Cave @ Carlisle House, Soho Square, London
34. Tomorrow Never Dies Car Chase @ Brent Cross Car Park, Brent Cross
35. Cupcakes in Kensington @ 132 Kensington Church Street
36. White's Chocolate House @ 69 St. James Street
37. Winfield House @ North West Regents Park, London
38. Bethnal Green...a Snatch @ 88 Teesdale Street
39. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
40. Walthamstow Market @ Hoe Street to St James's Street
41. The Kensington Poltergeist @ 20 Bute Street, South Kensington, London
42. Once a great Music Venue @ 246 Hackney Road
43. R. Soles of London @ 109A Kings Road, Chelsea
44. Experts in Retro @ 4 Nettlefold Place
45. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
46. Trinkets, Gems and Tourists @ Covent Garden
47. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
48. Farming Markets for a Decade @ Cramer Street Car park, Marylebone High Street
49. Feeling Honourable? @ 86 Lower Marsh, Lambeth
50. Binks in Bates @ 21a Jermyn Street, St. James's, London
51. Sylvia's Suffragette Shop @ 198 Bow Road, Bow, London
52. Garrards Jewellers @ 24 Albemarle Street, Mayfair
53. Jigsaw and Kate Middleton @ 9 Argyll Street
54. Bloodgate Source @ 268 Lavender Hill, London
55. Scandinavian Food for All @ 61 Great Titchfield Street
56. Leadenhall Market @ 48-51 Leadenhall Market
57. Quercus - Publishing Revelation @ 21 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury
58. Good Gifts in a Tree @ 53 Exmouth Market
59. Former Toilet for your Jeweller @ 58 Davies Street
60. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London
61. Hackney Mafia Shoe Shop @ 5 Hackney Road, Bethnal Green, London
62. A Market steeped in History @ Leather Lane
63. Radical booksellers since 1945 @ 5 Caledonian Road
64. House of the Mystery Hat @ Goldhawk Road
65. Debenhams. a loo with a view @ 334-348 Oxford Street
66. Harrods @ 87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge
67. Magic and Comedy @ 145 Wardour Street
68. The Westfield London @ Shepherd's Bush, London
69. Churchill's Favourite for Cheese @ 93 Jermyn Street
70. Is This The New Portobello? @ Lower Marsh
71. Monocles - Fashion for Today @ 41 New Cavendish Street
72. Retail on the River @ Gabriel's Wharf
73. Portobello Road Markets @ Portobello Road
74. Cricket in Covent Garden @ 21 Cranbourn Street, Covent Garden, London
75. Magic, Gizmos & FUN @ 246 High Holborn
76. London's Finest Recordshop @ 1 Earlham Street
77. Handbag Gang Strike Again @ New Bond Street
78. Fox and Lewis @ 19 St James Street, London
79. Pink Floyd's Drum Shop @ 41 Store Street, Bloomsbury
80. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
81. Sainsbury's started here @ 173 Drury Lane, Holborn, London
82. WH Smith lived here @ 12c Hyde Park Street, Bayswater
83. Sally Clarke's @ 122 & 124 Kensington Church Street, Kensington
84. Floris Perfumerie @ 89 Jermyn Street, London
85. A Market With Mexican Roots @ Portobello Road
86. Labour and Wait... @ 18 Cheshire Street
87. Seven Sisters Market @ Pueblito Paisa, 231 High Road, Seven Sisters, Lo
88. Charing Cross Book Worms @ Charing Cross Road
89. Yuletide Food with French Flair @ 202 Upper Street, Islington
90. Where the Tricks came from @ 25 New Oxford Street
91. Home to the Geisha Kimonos @ 1-7 Davies Mews
92. Tea, Tea, Glorious Tea @ 45 Berwick Street, Soho
93. Grand Seraglio... What? @ Covent Garden
94. A Market going down in History @ Harrow Road & Fernhead Road
95. Tigers in Town @ Oxford Street
96. Indiana Jones' Hat Shop @ 13 Old Burlington Street, Mayfair
97. The first Waitrose @ 263 High Street, Acton Hill
98. Bagels while you Shop @ Nicole Farhi, 202 Westbourne Grove
99. She's in Fashion... @ 51 Endell Street, Covent Garden
100. Faraday's Apprenticeship @ 48 Blandford Street, Marylebone, London
101. Massage...on your time @ Neal's Yard, Covent Garden
102. The Camden Markets @ Camden Lock Place
103. Old Spitalfields Market @ 16 Horner Square, Spitalfields
104. Tantalise those Taste Buds @ 38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden
105. Tip-Top Umbrellas @ James Smith & Sons, 53 New Oxford Street
106. Treadwell's Bookshop @ 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury
107. The East Ends most famous market @ Petticoat Lane
108. Simply Sausages @ Harts Corner, 341 London Central Markets
109. Virgin Born Here @ 2 Symons Street, London
110. Making Cake since the 1900s @ 111 Sydenham Road