THE RETAIL BULLETIN - The home of retail news
Lest we forget
HOME
RETAIL NEWS
RETAIL EVENTS
Fashion
Department Stores
Shopping Centres & Retail Parks
Home & DIY
Electricals
Health & Beauty
General Merchandise
Entertainment
Sports & Leisure
Retail Solutions
Food & Drink
Interviews
RETAIL INSIGHTS
RETAIL SOLUTIONS
ABOUT US
CONTACT US
SUBSCRIBE FOR FREE
Oxford Street flagstone and sign to be auctioned for charity

The New West End Company and Westminster Council have agreed to auction off an Oxford Street flagstone and an iconic Oxford Street sign for charity.

GENERAL MERCHANDISE

Oxford Street flagstone and sign to be auctioned for charity

The New West End Company and Westminster Council have agreed to auction off an Oxford Street flagstone and an iconic Oxford Street sign for charity.

Both items will be sold in an eBay auction and the funds raised will be donated to the Evening Standard’s Dispossessed fund.

As Westminster City Council begins work on a £1.7million makeover of the pedestrian area of the East Oxford Street, which receives over 200 million visits a year, shoppers from New York to Beijing will for the first time be given the opportunity to snap up a piece of one of the world’s most renowned shopping high streets.

The Oxford Street pavement stone is being replaced as part of a streetscape improvement plan which will be carried out over the next thirteen months. The scheme will be completed in May 2012 in time for the Olympics.

Richard Dickinson, chief executive of New West End Company, who is running the marathon this year for the Standard’s campaign says, “Over £2billion is being invested in the West End over the next five years and this hugely important programme of pavement improvements will enhance one of our key gateways to the West End."

New West End Company represents 600 retailers in London’s West End.

Email this article to a friend

You need to be logged in to use this feature.

Please log in here

Subscribe For Retail News

RETAIL EVENTS

The Retail Design Seminar 2018
The Retail Design Seminar 2018
14 November 2018
The Cavendish Conference Centre
The Retail Design Seminar 2018
Omnichannel Futures Conference 2019
Omnichannel Futures Conference 2019
6 February 2019
Cavendish Conference Centre, London WG1 9DT
A truly omnichannel offering requires an understanding of customer behaviour across all shopping channels and how this should impact your overall business strategy
Customer Engagement Conference 2019
Customer Engagement Conference 2019
5 June 2019
Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1
The 10th Annual Retail Customer Engagement Summit
AI in Retail Conference 2019
AI in Retail Conference 2019
18 September 2019
Cavendish Conference Center, 22 Duchess Mews, London W1G 9DT
Retail marketing is changing pace rapidly by making communication across all platforms personalised, relevant, efficient, and helpful. AI not only helps shoppers find a perfect product but also pre-empts the shopping behaviour and speeds up payment.
The HR Summit 2019
The HR Summit 2019
Tuesday 8 October 2019
The Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1
The 11th HR Summit 2019, The Cavendish Conference Centre, London W1, 8 October 2019