How redevelopment is helping London’s West End retain its retail crown

STAFF REPORTER | December 6, 2018

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From the glittering windows of Selfridges to the teenage clothes mecca that is Topshop, London’s West End has been a favorite shopping spot for both Londoners and visitors for decades.Now, major redevelopments of its main shopping streets are set to enhance the high street retail experience and address overcrowding in the UK’s busiest shopping district.A £1 billion scheme led by West End developer Crown Estate includes a £100 million project on Regent Street that will transform Morley House into a 11,000 square foot retail space with a sharper focus on lifestyle offerings such as restaurants and sitting out areas. A recently completed multi-million pound project on Bond Street has created a new public square with greater proportion of road space turned to pedestrian-only use.

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