Guide to Oxford Circus in London
Oxford Circus is one of the busiest places in London. It is located where Oxford Street crosses Regent Street. Fitzrovia is to its north east; Soho to the south west; Mayfair to the south west; and Marylebone to the north west.
It is a popular shopping area as you can imagine. Many of the world's leading consumer brands have flagship stores either at Oxford Circus or nearby.
Useful Oxford Circus Links
- Oxford Street Guide - Guide to shopping on Oxford Street in central London.
- Oxford Street on Visit London - Visit London's guide to Oxford Street.
- Oxford Street and its northern tributaries (from Old and New London: Volume 4) - Oxford Street and its northern tributaries from Old and New London: Volume 4. Originally published by Cassell, Petter & Galpin, London, 1878.
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It is one of the key markers for the "West End". An area of London known for its tourist attractions, shopping, theatres, restaurants, bars and nightclubs.
Oxford Circus, which is located approximately in the middle of Oxford Street has a latitude of 51.514957 and a longitude of -0.144562.
Oxford Street is home to approximately 300 shops including many famous brands. Some of the most well known shops include: Selfridges, TopShop, Disney Store, Zara, O2, Nike Town, Marks & Spencer, The Body Shop, John Lewis, Pandora and many more.
For a full list of shops on Oxford Street see the Oxford Street shopping section of our website here: https://loveoxfordstreet.com/oxford-street/guide
The Oxford Street shops generally close at 9pm on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; they close at 10pm on Thursday; and 6pm on Sunday.
Oxford Street in London is approximately one and a quarter miles long (two kilometres).
Selfridges is one of the most famous department stores in London and well worth a visit if you are in central London. It is easy to find. It is located at 400 Oxford Street, close to Bond Street tube station.
For a map showing the location of Selfridges visit: https://loveoxfordstreet.com/oxford-street/map
For help getting to Oxford Street visit: https://loveoxfordstreet.com/oxford-street/location/
Central London has many fantastic shopping streets crammed with all manner of shops selling goodies you never even knew you needed until you see them.
Jermyn Street is a particularly good example of this, when construction work is not going on - which is almost never - it is one of the most beautiful streets in St James's lined with exclusive shops selling men's clothing and male grooming products - silver cut-throat razors and the like.
Oxford Street is perhaps the most famous shopping street in London if not the World with approximately three hundred shops squeezed in to a 2km long road.
Regent Street which crosses Oxford Street is arguably as well known, at least to Monopoly fans. Regent Street is home to the flagship Apple store in London; Burberry's flagship store; and of course the kids' favourite, the World famous Hamley's Toy Store.
Another famous London shopping street which meets Oxford Street is Bond Street (comprising of Old Bond Street and New Bond Street). It is a true fashion mecca housing flagship stores by Chanel, Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Bottega Veneta, and many other leading fashion brands.
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