Oxford Street in London
Information about Oxford Street in London

Oxford Street is a major thoroughfare in London, England in the City of Westminster. With over 300 shops, it is Europe's busiest shopping street, as well as the most dense. The area, ever popular with those visiting London to enjoy the nightlife, has many bars, clubs and restaurants nearby It is considered by many to be one of the centerpoints of the "West End".

The road houses over 300 shops along its mile and a quarter length (two kilometres). Stretching between Marble Arch (at the north east corner of Hyde Park) and St Giles' Circus, at the intersection with Charing Cross Road and Tottenham Court Road. Oxford Street intersects with other well known London roads including Park Lane, New Bond Street and Regent Street.

Oxford Street can be considered to form part of the districts of Fitzrovia, Soho and Mayfair. Oxford Street is served by one of the London Underground's major Tube Stations, Oxford Circus as well as Tottenham Court Road Tube, Bond Street Tube and Marble Arch Tube.

Oxford Street is a green property in the UK version of the classic Monopoly boardgame along with Bond Street and Regent Street. As the second most expensive property group, the rent rates are appropriately high, but the relatively low incidence of landing makes them poor investments for full development; their best return is at three houses.

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