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TOUR OF THE MONTH

The London Tennis Tour
The London Tennis Tour

ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

22nd June 1969 Actress Judy Garland dies in Chelsea, London.go to related location

22nd June 1944 Born today: Peter Asher, London, singer (Peter and Gordon-World Without Love)

22nd June 1922 Henry H Wilson, Field Marshal, murdered in London

22nd June 1911 The Coronation of George V in Westminster Abbey.go to related location

22nd June 1887 Born today: Julian S Huxley, London, biologist/philosopher, Darwin's Bulldog

22nd June 1749 Actor David Garrick married Eva Marie Veigel, a German dancer in opera choruses.

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. George Wombwell's Menagerie @ Old Compton Street
12. The Oldest Bank in London @ Child's Bank, 1 Fleet Street, London
13. Richard Branson Lived here @ 11 Holland Park, London
14. The General Trading Stores @ 26 Symons Street, Sloane Square, London
15. Mary Quant's Bazaar @ Markham House, 138a King's Road, Chelsea
16. Birch's Immortal Shop @ 15 Cornhill, London
17. Binks in Bates @ 21a Jermyn Street, St. James's, London
18. The Demon Barber of Fleet Street @ 186 Fleet Street, London
19. Bethnal Green...a Snatch @ 88 Teesdale Street
20. The first ever Tesco @ 9 Watling Avenue, Burnt Oak
21. The Old Curiosity Shop @ 13-14 Portsmouth Street, London
22. Merlin's Cave @ Carlisle House, Soho Square, London
23. The World's First Ever Cashpoint @ 20 The Town, Enfield
24. McLaren and Westwood's SEX @ 430 Kings Road, London
25. Oldest Shopfront in London @ 56 Artillery Lane
26. Gong...Notting Hill @ 142 Portobello Road
27. Once there were Herrings @ 137 Cannon Street
28. Cricket in Covent Garden @ 21 Cranbourn Street, Covent Garden, London
29. Massage...on your time @ Neal's Yard, Covent Garden
30. Harrods @ 87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge
31. Hamleys Toy Store @ 188 - 196 Regent Street
32. Indiana Jones' Hat Shop @ 13 Old Burlington Street, Mayfair
33. HMV's first Celebrity Opening @ 363 Oxford Street
34. The Shop the Looters Ignored @ 70-72 St John's Road, Clapham
35. Facts on Selfridges @ 400 Oxford Street
36. Farming Markets for a Decade @ Cramer Street Car park, Marylebone High Street
37. Once a great Music Venue @ 246 Hackney Road
38. House of the Mystery Hat @ Goldhawk Road
39. Tip-Top Umbrellas @ James Smith & Sons, 53 New Oxford Street
40. Floris Perfumerie @ 89 Jermyn Street, London
41. Jigsaw and Kate Middleton @ 9 Argyll Street
42. Where the Tricks came from @ 25 New Oxford Street
43. The Sights of Soho @ Meard Street, Soho
44. Simply Sausages @ Harts Corner, 341 London Central Markets
45. Labour and Wait... @ 18 Cheshire Street
46. A Market steeped in History @ Leather Lane
47. House of Reeves @ 120 Church Street, Croydon
48. Retail on the River @ Gabriel's Wharf
49. Orwell's Booklovers Corner @ 1 South End Road, Hampstead, London
50. Leadenhall Market @ 48-51 Leadenhall Market
51. Seven Dials (nee Six) @ Monmouth Street, Covent Garden, London
52. Seven Sisters Market @ Pueblito Paisa, 231 High Road, Seven Sisters, Lo
53. Scandinavian Food for All @ 61 Great Titchfield Street
54. Trinkets, Gems and Tourists @ Covent Garden
55. Grand Seraglio... What? @ Covent Garden
56. Maple House @ 149 Tottenham Court Road
57. Sainsbury's started here @ 173 Drury Lane, Holborn, London
58. The first Waitrose @ 263 High Street, Acton Hill
59. Winfield House @ North West Regents Park, London
60. Sylvia's Suffragette Shop @ 198 Bow Road, Bow, London
61. Tea, Tea, Glorious Tea @ 45 Berwick Street, Soho
62. Fox and Lewis @ 19 St James Street, London
63. Portobello Road Markets @ Portobello Road
64. Electric Avenue @ Electric Avenue, Brixton, London
65. Yuletide Food with French Flair @ 202 Upper Street, Islington
66. London's Most Female Street @ Sloane Street, Knightsbridge, London
67. Where Do I Find Good Beer? @ Stoke Newington Church Street
68. Making Cake since the 1900s @ 111 Sydenham Road
69. Tantalise those Taste Buds @ 38 Tavistock Street, Covent Garden
70. White's Chocolate House @ 69 St. James Street
71. Treadwell's Bookshop @ 33 Store Street, Bloomsbury
72. Debenhams. a loo with a view @ 334-348 Oxford Street
73. Old Spitalfields Market @ 16 Horner Square, Spitalfields
74. Magic and Comedy @ 145 Wardour Street
75. Richard Branson born here @ Stonefield Nursing Home, 904 Sidcup Road, London
76. Handbag Gang Strike Again @ New Bond Street
77. Charing Cross Book Worms @ Charing Cross Road
78. London's Finest Recordshop @ 1 Earlham Street
79. A Market With Mexican Roots @ Portobello Road
80. Exchange Alley @ Bank, London
81. Market...stop shouting, go Shop @ Stadium Car Park, Engineers Way
82. R. Soles of London @ 109A Kings Road, Chelsea
83. Liberty @ Regent Street, London
84. Virgin Born Here @ 2 Symons Street, London
85. Home to the Geisha Kimonos @ 1-7 Davies Mews
86. The Camden Markets @ Camden Lock Place
87. Radical booksellers since 1945 @ 5 Caledonian Road
88. The Kensington Poltergeist @ 20 Bute Street, South Kensington, London
89. Former Toilet for your Jeweller @ 58 Davies Street
90. Walthamstow Market @ Hoe Street to St James's Street
91. Catch the best fishmongers @ 88-90 Essex Road
92. Feeling Honourable? @ 86 Lower Marsh, Lambeth
93. Sally Clarke's @ 122 & 124 Kensington Church Street, Kensington
94. Experts in Retro @ 4 Nettlefold Place
95. Walk In Back Rub @ 11 Charlotte Place
96. 80 years and still Dancing @ 94 St Martin's Lane
97. Churchill's Favourite for Cheese @ 93 Jermyn Street
98. Is This The New Portobello? @ Lower Marsh
99. The Boxpark @ Bethnal Green Road
100. Garrards Jewellers @ 24 Albemarle Street, Mayfair
101. A Market going down in History @ Harrow Road & Fernhead Road
102. Bloodgate Source @ 268 Lavender Hill, London
103. Quercus - Publishing Revelation @ 21 Bloomsbury Square, Bloomsbury
104. Monocles - Fashion for Today @ 41 New Cavendish Street
105. WH Smith lived here @ 12c Hyde Park Street, Bayswater
106. She's in Fashion... @ 51 Endell Street, Covent Garden
107. Pink Floyd's Drum Shop @ 41 Store Street, Bloomsbury
108. John Lobb Bootmakers @ 9 St. James's Street, London
109. Magic, Gizmos & FUN @ 246 High Holborn
110. Lock & Co...Historical Hats @ 6 St. James's Street