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Oxford Street
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Oxford Street

Oxford Street is a major London shopping street, running from Marble Arch at the north east corner of Hyde Park, through Oxford Circus to St Giles' Circus, its intersection with Charing Cross Road and Tottenham Court Road, where it becomes New Oxford Street until it runs into High Holborn.

Until 1782 it was known as Tyburn Street, after the River Tyburn that now flows underneath it (Tyburn, a place of execution, stood where Marble Arch now stands).

Oxford Street is a square on the British Monopoly board. It is the same colour as Regent Street and Bond Street.

Major retail shops

Nearest tube stations along Oxford Street starting at Marble Arch: