Shopping is one of the major activities that both Londoners and tourists indulge in. The city is well known for its love for fashion and style. Below are some of the best shopping centres in the city.
The shopping mall is Carnaby Street’s most iconic building. It is apt for vintage gifts and clothing. The three storey building is a unique shopping mall with more than 30 fashion and lifestyle shops. Yoga centres and spas make the place a complete treat for the weekends.
This shopping centre is considered as the heaven of latest street wear collections. Some of the famous brands in the mall are Diesel, G –Star, Firetrap and Fat Face. Want to sip a lager or latte and shop from some of the trendiest stalls in London? The Thomas Neal Centre is the place to be.
Looking for some eclectic offering of fashion while you catch your favorite movie and sip a hot coffee? Brunswick Shopping mall offers all this and more. Set in the most culturally exciting area of London, in Bloomsbury, Brunswick lets you indulge in some serious retail therapy. The mall is open for 12 hours every day with an exception of Sunday.
Brent Cross was first opened in 1976 and was the first one of its kind in the country. The shopping was subjected to some major refurbishment in 1995 and is now the home to most of famous brands. It is slightly smaller than its newer counterparts but is still one of the most preferred shopping malls in London. It has a huge parking space and a chain of restaurants and cafes.
N1 is another name for fashion, food, shopping and music. The most unique feature of this mall is the state of the art entertainment centre which is home to the O2 Academy Islington and Vue Cinema Islington.
Canary Wharf is home to more than 200 shops, bars and restaurants spread out in one of the city’s most sophisticated settings. The mall includes both high end and middle end shopping options and is completely underground with nice interiors and a huge parking space.
Westfield London is located at White City in London and it is one of the biggest malls in the city. The mall was opened in the year 2008 and houses some of the most famous high end brands such as Gucci, Louis Vuitton, Mulberry and De Beers. The mall is also home to the digital cinema hall Vue which has a seating capacity of 3000.
Cardinal Place is a state of the art shopping heaven located in Central London. The central location of the mall attracts several tourists. It is situated next to Victoria station and very close to the famous Westminister Cathedral.
Located opposite to the famous St Paul Cathedral is London’s newest mall, The One New Change. It features several brands, cafes and restaurants. This iconic building was designed by Pritzker Prize-winning architect Jean Nouvel.
Home to all of the typical features of an ideal entertainment centre, Whiteleys is located in the Bayswater area. A chain of retail stores, restaurant, Odeon cinema and a bowling alley all together offer a complete package of fun and entertainment at the Whiteleys.