Shopping in City of London
From the historic Leadenhall Market to the trendy shops and stalls of Old Spitalfields Market and high street fashion at One New Change, City of London offers a diverse shopping experience.
Located close to Fenchurch Street Station, this is a spectacular Victorian covered market housing clothes shops, food stores, weekly markets and cafes. The market has been shown in a Harry Potter film.
There is New Street Square located to the west of the city,which was made to serve the office communities in the surrounding area. It mainly houses suit retailer and gift shops.
City’s largest retail centre, One New Change was built in the year 2010 by Jean Nouvel. The architecture of this centre is very modern. There are three floors where you can find high street favourites. It also boasts a roof terrace with excellent views of St Paul’s.
Old Spitalfields Market is an old covered market in Spitalfields, London. It is located in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets, just outside of the City of London and provides fashion, antiques and food. Niche shops and boutiques offer everything from handcrafted wooden toys to contemporary design items.
Petticoat Lane Market is located between the City and Tower Hamlets and is popular for selling clothing and leather goods. You can find as many 1,000 stalls here.
For designer labels and custom-made jewellers, Royal Exchange is the place to be. One of Britain’s most renowned and the home to shops selling real luxury brands, Royal Exchange offers a true lavish experience.
Bow Lane and Cheapside, home to eateries, banks and high street stores are also worth a visit. These are popular choices of city workers.