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London shopping centers

  1. 1. LONDON SHOPPING CENTERS<br />English Day 2010<br />
  2. 2. Camden Town.<br />Itisone of themostimportantmarkets in London.<br />Itissituated in north London and in theneighborhood London Borough of Camden.<br />
  3. 3. Camden History.<br />First of all Camden was a residentialdistrict. Thetownbecomeimportantduringthedevelopement of railways. Thenthanktohisindustrywe can see Camden madeforretail, tourism and entertainment.<br />
  4. 4. Camden Culture.<br />In Camden there are verydifferentstypes of music, food, cultures, people…<br />Such as thechinesseorthe punks. Forthat Camden isalwaysassociatedwithalternativeculture.<br />
  5. 5. Camden Markets.<br />Inside of Camden we can findethesemarkets:<br />- Camden LockMarket.<br />-HistoricStablesMarket.<br />- Camden LockVillage.<br />-BuckStreetMarket.<br />- Electric Ballroom.<br />- Inverness StreetMarket.<br />
  6. 6. Somephotos.<br />
  7. 7. SomePhotos.<br />
  8. 8. Themarkets.<br />
  9. 9. Harrods<br />Harrodsis a luxurydepartmentstorelocatedonBrompton Road in Knightsbridge.<br />Thestoreoccupies 18,000 m2 site and has overonemillionsquarefeet of sellingspace in over 330 departments. <br />
  10. 10. Background.<br /> <br />Harrodswasestablished in 1834 in London’s East End, whenfounder Charles Henry Harrods set up a wholesalegrocery in Stepneyy, with a specialinterest in tea. <br />Harrodsrapidlyexpanded, acquiredtheadjoiningbuildings, and employedonehundredpeopleby 1880.<br />
  11. 11. Products and services.<br />Thestore's 330 departmentsoffer a widerange of products and services. Productsonofferincludeclothingforeverysort of customer (women, men, children, and infants), electronics, jewelery, sportinggear, bridal trousseau, pets and petaccessories, toys, food and drink, health and beautyitems, packagedgifts, stationery, housewares, home appliances, furniture, and much more.<br />Up to 300,000 customersvisitthestoreonpeakdays.<br />More thanfivethousandstafffromoverfiftydifferentcountrieswork at Harrods.<br />
  12. 12. Royal Warrants.<br />TheopulentEgyptian-styleclothingdepartment at Harrods, London. Many places in thestore's interior haveanAncientEgyptiantheme.<br />Harrodswastheholder of royal warrants from:<br />Queen Elizabeth IIforProvisions and HouseholdGoods<br />The Duke of Edinburgh as Outfitters<br />The Prince of Wales as Outfitters and Saddlers<br />The Queen Mother, nowdeceased, for China and Glass<br />
  13. 13. Egyptian Cobra.<br />On 10 September 2002, Harrodshired a liveEgyptiancobratoprotecttheshoecounter, guarding a £62,000 (€84,880) pair of haute coutureruby-, sapphire- and diamond-encrustedsandalslaunchedbydesignerReneCaovilla. <br />
  14. 14. Photos.<br />
  15. 15. Oxford Street.<br />Oxford Street is one of the biggest streets of London and one of the commercial streets more famous in the world. With more than 300 shops, occupies approximately 2.000 meters from Marble Arch, it continues for Oxford Circus up to St Gile's Circus, towards the intersection with Charing Cross Road and Tottenham Court Road. <br />
  16. 16. The Plaza Shopping Centre.<br />In Oxford Street there is :<br />The Plaza is an undercover oasis in the heart of the West End. Home to leading high street fashion, fitness, and a wide range of restaurants to meet everyone’s tastes.The Plaza also offers a Virgin Active with a full range of exercise equipment.<br />
  17. 17. Photos.<br />
  18. 18. More photos.<br />