Regent Street Christmas Lights 2011 - PHOTOGRAPHER COMMENT
Taken in mid December 2011, this image shows the Christmas lights on Regent Street when the road was closed to traffic. It was taken opposite the Lacoste, Armani Exchange, the Apple Store and Allsaints shops. Regent Street is famous for high-end department stores and shops like Hamleys.
Regent Street Christmas Lights 2011 - FURTHER INFORMATION
Regent Street Christmas Lights 2011 - London visitor guide showing a virtual tour of 'Regent Street Christmas Lights 2011' linked to an interactive map with local and travel information. 360° panoramas from Greater London.
Regent Street runs north from Piccadilly Circus and the heart of the West End of London to Oxford Circus. Thereafter it changes name to Upper Regent Street and continues north past All Souls church, The Langham hotel and BBC Broadcasting House to Regents Park.
Named after the Prince Regent (George IV), Regent Street was laid out in 1825 forming part of the carriage way between and Regents Park. Today it is a major shopping street with various high-end stores and probably most famous for both Hamleys toy store, Liberty department store and the Apple Store, all near Oxford Circus.
Other famous shops on Regent Street include Austin Reed, Dickins & Jones, Barker Shoes, Burberry, National Geographic Store, UNIQLO, Mappin & Webb, Russell & Bromley, Swarovski, Tommy Hilfiger, Zara and Zara Home.
TRAVEL DIRECTIONS AND GETTING THERE
Bus: Oxford Circus (3, 6, 7, 8, 10, 12, 13, 23, 25, 55, 73, 88, 94, 98, 139, 159, 159, 390, 453, C2, N109, N13, N136, N18, N207, N3, N55, N7, N73, N8, N98)
Tube: Oxford Circus (Bakerloo, Victoria lines)