Oxford Circus

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Oxford Circus pedestrianisation plan delayed
Oxford Circus pedestrianisation plan delayed

Oxford Circus pedestrianisation plan delayed

Plans to create temporary plazas on either side of Oxford Circus in time for Christmas have been delayed by Westminster Council.

Sep
15
2021
More details about the Oxford Circus pedestrianisation plans
More details about the Oxford Circus pedestrianisation plans

More details about the Oxford Circus pedestrianisation plans

More information has been released about plans to pedestrianise the lengths of Oxford Street next to Oxford Circus and divert road traffic around it.

Jun
21
2021
Oxford Circus is to be part-pedestrianised
Oxford Circus is to be part-pedestrianised

Oxford Circus is to be part-pedestrianised

Oxford Circus will no longer be a road junction, and the sides facing Oxford Street will be pedestrianised, under plans announced today.

Jun
16
2021
What was the Top Shop shop before Top Shop was in the shop?
What was the Top Shop shop before Top Shop was in the shop?

What was the Top Shop shop before Top Shop was in the shop?

The news is abuzz with news that the huge branch of Top Shop at Oxford Circus is up for sale, but what was there before it was Top Shop?

Jan
06
2021
Playstation takes over a London Underground station
Playstation takes over a London Underground station

Playstation takes over a London Underground station

Oxford Circus tube station has had a temporary makeover to promote the launch of Sony's new Playstation 5 games console.

Nov
18
2020
A shopping centre under Cavendish Square?
A shopping centre under Cavendish Square?

A shopping centre under Cavendish Square?

A public park just behind Oxford Street's John Lewis store could be turned into an underground shopping centre.

Sep
30
2019
Unbuilt London: The “figure of eight” tube line
Unbuilt London: The “figure of eight” tube line

Unbuilt London: The “figure of eight” tube line

There should be a major junction under Oxford Circus acting as the centre point of a large double-loop tube line, had plans shown off in 1988 gone ahead.

Apr
14
2018
Unbuilt London: The Regent’s Circus
Unbuilt London: The Regent’s Circus

Unbuilt London: The Regent’s Circus

London's famous three - Piccadilly Circus, Oxford Circus, Regent's Circus. Hang on, Regent's Circus? Yes, the huge circle at the top of Regent Street lined with expensive houses. Haven't you seen it?

Nov
19
2016
50 years ago – a huge steel umbrella for Oxford Circus tube station
50 years ago – a huge steel umbrella for Oxford Circus tube station

50 years ago – a huge steel umbrella for Oxford Circus tube station

50 years ago this weekend, a massive operation was undertaken to open a giant umbrella over what was to become Oxford Circus tube station.

Aug
22
2013