As one of the most vibrant and exciting cities in the world, London provides a host of shopping opportunities that ensure that every need and requirement is catered for. The very mention of Covent Garden, Oxford Street, Carnaby Street, and the King’s Road elicit thoughts hitting some of the most famous stores in the city, with everything from luxury goods to eclectic markets catering for your shopping habits. Studying in the bustling metropolis ensures you will have the opportunity to discover these and many more shopping districts.

Oxford Street

The beating heart of London shopping, Oxford Street has more than 300 stores, boutiques and designer outlets for you to explore, with iconic names such as Selfridges and John Lewis found next to a host of side street intrigues.


For those with a penchant for luxury purchases, a visit to Mayfair and Bond Street presents a host of options. Designer brands and exclusive outlets make the area the premier shopping destination in the capital, with names such as Louis Vuitton, Tiffany & Co, and Burberry all battling for your hard-earned cash.


Westfield London represents more than a simple shopping centre. Europe’s largest urban shopping centre, there are recognisable high street names, an array of restaurants, a cinema, gym and bar, all ready to be discovered.

Carnaby Street

As popular and bustling today as it was in its 60s heyday, Carnaby Street features over 150 brands for you to explore after stepping through the iconic archway. With independent boutiques and a choice of eateries and bars to savour, there is plenty to experience on Carnaby Street.

Covent Garden

For all the latest in chic fashion and unique gifts, look no further than the cosmopolitan shops of Covent Garden. Experience the distinctive stores hidden away down the surrounding streets and alleys, and browse the arts and crafts of Covent Garden Market.

Camden Market

A hotbed of activity all-year round, the famous Camden Market enables you to experience a true taste of London diversity. Browse the stands for bargains and discover life in the imitable marketplace that has been thriving since the 1970s.

Enjoy London whilst you study at UKCBC

London is an amazing and pulsating city, full of an eclectic range of shops. Enjoy the shopping culture of our capital during your studies at UKCBC. Any of our friendly staff members will gladly point you in the direction of the best places around London.