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The shopping paradise: Oxford Street will be pedestrian at the end of 2018

Madrid's Gran Vía is not the only street that will banish cars and become a pedestrian in 2018: Oxford Street, London's shopping paradise, you will also have a pedestrian zone from the end of 2018. What may be a traffic chaos will make the area much more friendly and enjoyable for pedestrians who enjoy the countless shops of one of the most famous streets in London.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan has unveiled a proposal to transform part of the street and surrounding areas "in the best outdoor shopping experience in the world"By the end of 2018 the car lanes would be eliminated. If the project is approved, the street would undergo a complete transformation that would end in 2021 and that would include bike lanes and an 800-meter-long artistic installation as well as a place to sit and areas green. The mayor says "our plans will make the area much cleaner and safer for everyone".

A paradise of fashion addicts in which you can buy in some of its most mythical establishments: Selfridges, John Lewis or House of Frasier, Victoria's Secret, Abercrombie & Fitch, Marks & Spencer, H&M, Zara or Topshop They are some of the crown jewels of this street that attracts millions of tourists from all over the world to buy. The truth is that the area is usually avoided by Londoners because of the chaos of traffic, public transport, cyclists and tourists that circulate there every day given the lack of structure in the area, so a good face wash could increase Sales of street shops.

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