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Oxford Street

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Oxford Street - Latest news, articles and photos

Road outside Bond Street’s Elizabeth line entrance to be pedestrianised
Road outside Bond Street’s Elizabeth line entrance to be pedestrianised

Road outside Bond Street’s Elizabeth line entrance to be pedestrianised

The street outside Bond Street's Elizabeth line station is be pedestrianised after Westminster Council approved plans for a series of traffic reduction schemes around Oxford Street.

Dec
22
2023
Moco Museum gets approval to open Marble Arch museum of modern art
Moco Museum gets approval to open Marble Arch museum of modern art

Moco Museum gets approval to open Marble Arch museum of modern art

A new museum will be opening in Marble Arch next year, as the Amsterdam based Moco Museum (Modern Contemporary Museum) has taken a lease on three floors of an Oxford Street building.

Oct
04
2023
Westminster Council approves Oxford Street revamp, paving the way for wider pavements and less clutter
Westminster Council approves Oxford Street revamp, paving the way for wider pavements and less clutter

Westminster Council approves Oxford Street revamp, paving the way for wider pavements and less clutter

Plans to improve Oxford Street have been approved by Westminster Council, with work likely to start late next year.

Sep
12
2023
IKEA store on Oxford Street covered in a giant blue bag
IKEA store on Oxford Street covered in a giant blue bag

IKEA store on Oxford Street covered in a giant blue bag

The former Top Shop at Oxford Circus that is currently being converted into an IKEA store has been covered in one of IKEA's (in)famous giant blue bags.

Aug
29
2023
London could be about to get a new museum of modern art at Marble Arch
London could be about to get a new museum of modern art at Marble Arch

London could be about to get a new museum of modern art at Marble Arch

A new museum could be opening in Marble Arch, as the Amsterdam based Moco Museum (Modern Contemporary Museum) has taken a lease on three floors of an Oxford Street building.

Aug
07
2023
Oxford Street offering free shops to independent businesses
Oxford Street offering free shops to independent businesses

Oxford Street offering free shops to independent businesses

Oxford Street could soon look less like a row of garish American Candy stores and more eclectic, with a scheme to offer free shops to small and independent businesses.

Jul
21
2023
A roof garden could be coming to Oxford Street
A roof garden could be coming to Oxford Street

A roof garden could be coming to Oxford Street

A proposed office redevelopment in the centre of London could see a 10th-floor public roof garden opened right next to Oxford Street.

May
18
2023
There’s an important reason to visit the Post Building’s roof terrace
There’s an important reason to visit the Post Building’s roof terrace

There’s an important reason to visit the Post Building’s roof terrace

A new public roof terrace opened last year in central London, but if people don't use it often enough, it could close.

Feb
07
2023
London’s Alleys: Sedley Place, W1
London’s Alleys: Sedley Place, W1

London’s Alleys: Sedley Place, W1

This is a modern looking alley next to Oxford Street, that thanks to ancient debts, is owned by the City of London, but is also the site of possibly the most expensive clerical error in human history.

Nov
28
2022
London’s Alleys: Flitcroft Street, WC2
London’s Alleys: Flitcroft Street, WC2

London’s Alleys: Flitcroft Street, WC2

This may be called a street, but it's undeniably alley-like in appearance, snaking around the back of shops at the junction of Tottenham Court Road and Oxford Street.

Oct
24
2022
A free roof garden has opened in central London
A free roof garden has opened in central London

A free roof garden has opened in central London

London has gained another public roof terrace, but this one is right in the centre of London, offering some pretty impressive views from the 9th floor space.

Sep
20
2022
Plans to demolish M&S Oxford Street put on hold
Plans to demolish M&S Oxford Street put on hold

Plans to demolish M&S Oxford Street put on hold

A plan to demolish the Marks and Spencer store at the Marble Arch end of Oxford Street has been called in by the government for a review.

Jun
21
2022
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
2022
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
2022
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
2022
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