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M&S Oxford Street store demolition put on hold
M&S Oxford Street store demolition put on hold

M&S Oxford Street store demolition put on hold

Plans by M&S to demolish its Oxford Street - Marble Arch store and replace it with a smaller store and more offices have been put on hold after the Communities Secretary Michael Gove called the scheme in for review.

Apr
21
M&S Oxford Street demolition decision being reviewed
M&S Oxford Street demolition decision being reviewed

M&S Oxford Street demolition decision being reviewed

Plans to demolish the M&S flagship store on Oxford Street are being looked into by the Mayor of London following a backlash about the plans.

Apr
06
Visit London’s Ukrainian Cathedral
Visit London’s Ukrainian Cathedral

Visit London’s Ukrainian Cathedral

For obvious, and less obvious reasons, right now is a very good time to pay a visit to the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral in London, which can be found just off Oxford Street in central London.

Mar
16
M&S Oxford Street set to be demolished
M&S Oxford Street set to be demolished

M&S Oxford Street set to be demolished

Westminster Council has granted permission for the 1930s building occupied by M&S next to Selfridges to be demolished and replaced with a modern glass and steel building.

Nov
24
2021
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
London’s Pocket Parks: Rathbone Square, W1
London’s Pocket Parks: Rathbone Square, W1

London’s Pocket Parks: Rathbone Square, W1

Just moments from Oxford Street, this is a newish pocket park that sits inside a new mixed development of offices and residential flats with a semi-public square in the middle.

Aug
31
2021
Marble Arch Mound adds a lights display
Marble Arch Mound adds a lights display

Marble Arch Mound adds a lights display

When it opens to the public later this month, the Marble Arch Mound will also feature a one-off light exhibition by W1Curates, called Lightfield, lead by British/American artist, Anthony James.

Jul
09
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
Debenhams Oxford Street to lose its metal facade
Debenhams Oxford Street to lose its metal facade

Debenhams Oxford Street to lose its metal facade

The former Debenhams store on Oxford Street is likely to lose its distinctive metal facade if plans for a refurbishment are approved.

May
24
2021
Outdoor photography gallery opening just off Oxford Street
Outdoor photography gallery opening just off Oxford Street

Outdoor photography gallery opening just off Oxford Street

A ‘Photography Quarter’ is being created just off Oxford Street, and near to the Photography Gallery.

Apr
08
2021
Oxford Street shop to be covered in light based art display
Oxford Street shop to be covered in light based art display

Oxford Street shop to be covered in light based art display

A light display is set to cover a large Oxford Street shop later this month as shoppers are allowed back into town once more.

Apr
01
2021
M&S want to redevelop their Oxford Street flagship store
M&S want to redevelop their Oxford Street flagship store

M&S want to redevelop their Oxford Street flagship store

Another large Oxford Street retailer is looking to downsize in light of the recent surge in online shopping, and this time it's M&S.

Mar
10
2021
A temporary hill as a viewing platform planned for Marble Arch
A temporary hill as a viewing platform planned for Marble Arch

A temporary hill as a viewing platform planned for Marble Arch

A large mound of soil is to be piled up next to Marble Arch to create an artificial hill and viewing platform for the area, looking out over Hyde Park.

Feb
16
2021
London’s Alleys: Swallow Passage, W1
London’s Alleys: Swallow Passage, W1

London’s Alleys: Swallow Passage, W1

This is a narrow alley right next to Oxford Circus that is soon to vanish, replaced by a new property development.

Jan
11
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
The old lion of Oxford Street
The old lion of Oxford Street

The old lion of Oxford Street

Opposite Bond Street tube station can be found a small brick building, with a lion on top.

Apr
22
2020
Fewer shops on Oxford Street in £3 billion revamp
Fewer shops on Oxford Street in £3 billion revamp

Fewer shops on Oxford Street in £3 billion revamp

The shopping heart of London will soon have fewer shops, after the local trade group announced plans for a large-scale revamp of the area.

Nov
13
2019
50th anniversary of Oxford Street’s Protein Man
50th anniversary of Oxford Street’s Protein Man

50th anniversary of Oxford Street’s Protein Man

Less Lust, by Less Protein. 50 years ago, a man started walking around with a simple sign exhorting people to avoid protein as it leads to lust.

Jun
10
2018
A chance to design the Oxford Street Christmas Lights
A chance to design the Oxford Street Christmas Lights

A chance to design the Oxford Street Christmas Lights

We've barely taken down the lights, and plans for Christmas are already under way - with an open competition to design Oxford Street's 2018 lights.

Feb
11
2018
Oxford Street pedestrianisation consultation closes next week
Oxford Street pedestrianisation consultation closes next week

Oxford Street pedestrianisation consultation closes next week

A consultation that could see Oxford Street pedestrianised closes next week.

Dec
27
2017
Oxford Street could be a black-cab free zone ahead of Elizabeth line arrival
Oxford Street could be a black-cab free zone ahead of Elizabeth line arrival

Oxford Street could be a black-cab free zone ahead of Elizabeth line arrival

The long snaking lines of black cabs and red buses along the length of Oxford Street could become a rarer sight if plans by TfL to shake up the area are approved.

Apr
24
2017
Elizabeth Line’s arrival to see cuts to buses along Oxford Street
Elizabeth Line’s arrival to see cuts to buses along Oxford Street

Elizabeth Line’s arrival to see cuts to buses along Oxford Street

The arrival of the Elizabeth Line (nee, Crossrail) in a couple of years time will see more changes to central London -- as buses services are to be cut.

Nov
25
2016
Unbuilt London: The Oxford Street flyover
Unbuilt London: The Oxford Street flyover

Unbuilt London: The Oxford Street flyover

Thirty years ago, a plan was shown off to replace the main road running along Oxford Street with a giant flyover.

Jan
16
2016