Oxford Street London
Serviced Apartments Near Oxford Street London
Our self serviced apartments near Hyde Park in London offer guests all the conveniences of staying in an apartment in addition to the luxuries of staying in a hotel. Our apartments are located near many great london attractions and landmarks. This includes Hyde Park, which is only a 15 minute walk and Oxford Street which is only 25 minutes walk from the executive apartments on the north eastern corner of Hyde Park.
When you arrive at Hyde Park Executive Apartments, you have to make sure you check out Oxford Street in the West End of London during your stay. Oxford Street runs east from the end of Hyde Park at the Marble Arch all the way to Tottenham Court Road via Oxford Circus. It is Europe’s busiest shopping street, with around half a million daily visitors and is also home to hundreds of shops. It is also one of London’s most popular tourist attractions. The street runs for approximately 1.2 miles or 1.9 kilometres.
The history of the street dates back as far as the 12th century where up to the 17th century it went through a number of developments and name changes. Oxford Street changed in character from residential to retail towards the end of the 19th century, and by the 1930s, the street was almost entirely retail which is still the case today.
Stores On Oxford Street London
As the character of the street developed more towards retail in the 19th century, shops such as drapers, cobblers and furniture stores opened on the street, some of which expanded into the first department stores. John Lewis started in a small store back in 1864 while Selfridges opened in 1909. Today, Oxford Street is home to a number of major department stores and flagship retail outlets. Some of the notable brands on the street include Marks & Spencer, Zara, Topshop, Foot Locker, H&M, Nike, Pandora and many more.
Oxford Street is very accessible being walking distance from Hyde Park Executive Apartments. It is also served by the Marble Arch, Bond Street, Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court Road tube stations giving easy access to the rest of London.
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