The London Bicycle Tour Company


Address:
1, The Wharf Restaurant, Gabriels Wharf, 56 Upper Ground, London SE1 9PP
Telephone:
020 7928 6838
Website:
http://www.londonbicycle.com
Description: Every season, this tour company sells off bikes that have scratches or look less than new. But mechanically they still work perfectly! I got a mountain bike for 50 pounds and works great. Their Dutch-style bikes range from 70-90 pounds.

They also have a mechanic from Lithuania named Rob who can assure you ride away with a solid-perfoming bike.

The London Bicycle Tour Company

Drink,Shop & Do


Address:
9 Caledonian road, N1 9DX, London
Telephone:
447477673981
Website:
www.drinkshopdo.com
Description: Design shop and café bar selling products from emerging designers alongside vintage furniture. Workshops,events,dance floor and bar.
Drink,Shop & Do
 

H&M Home


Address:
234 Regent Street, 261-271 Regent Street, London W1
Telephone:
0344 736 9000
Website:
http://www.hm.com/gb/department/HOME
Description: Affordable and stylish–hard and soft goods. Great quality for the price.
H&M Home
 

Whole Foods


Address:
20 Glasshouse Street, London W1B 5AR
Telephone:
020 7406 3100
Website:
http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com
Description: Food store chain that toutes itself as offering healthy, organic food.
Whole Foods
 

Westfield


Address:
Ariel Way, London W12 7GD
Telephone:
020 3371 2406
Website:
http://www.uk.westfield.com/london/
Description: Huge shopping mall with large selection of big names under one roof. Locations in Stratford and Shepherd’s Bush.
Westfield
 

Westfield


Address:
Straford Avenue, London E20 1EJ
Telephone:
020 8221 7300
Website:
http://www.uk.westfield.com/london/
Description: Huge shopping mall with large selection of big names under one roof. Locations in Stratford and Shepherd’s Bush.
Westfield
 

SOAS


Address:
Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H 0XG
Telephone:
020 7637 2388
Website:
http://www.soas.ac.uk/
Description: If you know anyone who goes to SOAS, get them to sign you in as a guest as every Wednesday from 1-4pm when they have a bulk food stall in the JCR. The prices are heavily subsidized and the quinoa ends up being a fraction of the price of what you pay in Alara. And you fill your own bag. So worth it if you’re a heavy consumer!
SOAS
 

South Molton Street


Address:
South Molton Street, London
Telephone:

Website:

Description: Street with higher end high street clothing shops in Mayfair with brands such as Claudie Pierlot, Maje, Les Petites and Whistles.
South Molton Street
 

Seven Dials


Address:
Seven Dials, London
Telephone:

Website:

Description: Area of Covent Garden full of shops and restaurants.
Seven Dials
 

Ryman’s


Address:
70 Lambs Conduit Street, London WC1N 3LN
Telephone:
020 7404 4310
Website:
http://www.ryman.co.uk
Description: A chain of school supplies stores. Has everything you need to equip yourself with stationary, pens, binders, printers, etc.
Ryman’s
 

Shoreditch


Address:
Shoreditch, London
Telephone:

Website:

Description: The heart of trendy East London.
Shoreditch
 

Robert Dyas


Address:
4 High Holborn, London WC1V 6DR
Telephone:
020 7405 5246
Website:
http://www.robertdyas.co.uk/
Description: A home furnishing store good to buy home basics. Not as cheap as Ikea or Argos, but good quality. They do student discounts.
Robert Dyas
 

Red Cross Chelsea


Address:
69-71 Old Church Street, Kensington, London SW3 5BS
Telephone:
020 7376 7300
Website:
http://www.redcross.org.uk/Where-we-work/In-the-UK/Southern-England/London/LocalServices/Shop?dpid=ab4aad31-e6f9-4bd3-92ff-1898350f7b5e
Description: The best charity shop in the city to go hunting for the designer wares left by Chelsea’s well-heeled residents.
Red Cross Chelsea
 

Robert Dyas


Address:
Brunswick Centre, Unit 37, London WC1N 1AF
Telephone:
020 7837 2591
Website:
http://www.robertdyas.co.uk/
Description: A home furnishing store good to buy home basics nearby at the Brunswick centre. Not as cheap as Ikea or Argos, but nearby and of good quality. They do student discounts.
Robert Dyas
 

Primark


Address:
14 – 28 Oxford Street, London W1D 1AU
Telephone:

Website:
http://www.primark.com/
Description: Cheap clothing heaven. Also has well priced items for the home and useful accessories.
Primark
 

Liberty London


Address:
Regent Street, W1B 5AH
Telephone:
020 7734 1234
Website:
www.libertylondon.co.uk
Description: Small luxurious department store. Beautiful shopping experience! Great loyalty program with frequent discount vouchers. Basement has Margaret Dabbs pedicures.
Liberty London
 

King’s Road


Address:
King’s Road, London
Telephone:

Website:

Description: The main thoroughfare in swanky Chelsea. Has all the high street stores plus more. Is quieter and more pleasant to shop on than Oxford street.
King’s Road
 

Ikea


Address:
6 Glover Drive, London N18 3HF
Telephone:
0845 355 2255
Website:
http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/
Description: Needs no explanation. Home furnishing heaven.
Ikea
 

Gumtree


Address:

Telephone:

Website:
http://www.gumtree.com/london‎
Description: Website where people sell things. Good for buying bikes or home furnishings as well as looking for flats.
Gumtree
 

Cycle Surgery


Address:
Retail Unit 1, 200 Pentonville Rd, London N1 9JP
Telephone:
020 7713 1312
Website:
http://www.cyclesurgery.com/
Description: Good store for bikes and accessories. Also do repairs.
Cycle Surgery
 

Carnaby Street


Address:
Carnaby Street, London
Telephone:

Website:
http://www.carnaby.co.uk
Description: Street in Soho famous in the 1960’s as the epicentre of the London fashion scene. Has some nice shops.
Carnaby Street
 

Chapel Fruit & Veg


Address:
72 Chapel Market, N1 9ER
Telephone:
020 7837 6897
Website:

Description: A small fruit and vegetable shop opened in 2014. They offer all year round exotic fresh fruits and vegetables that you won’t necessarily find in a supermarket.
Chapel Fruit & Veg
 

Boots


Address:
40-42 Brunswick Square, London WC1N 1AE
Telephone:
020 7278 5040
Website:
http://www.boots.com/
Description: A pharmacy chain. One outlet in the Brunswich, another much bigger outlet not far away on Kingsway in Holborn.
Boots
 

Boxpark


Address:
Boxpark, Shoreditch, London
Telephone:
020 7033 2899
Website:
http://www.boxpark.co.uk
Description: A trendy shopping venue made of shipping containers in Shoreditch. The second floor has many bars and restaurants to take a break in.
Boxpark
 

Bikefix


Address:
48 Lamb’s Conduit Street, London WC1N 3LH
Telephone:
020 7405 1218
Website:
http://bikefix.co.uk
Description: The local Bloomsbury cycle shop located on Lamb’s Conduit. Renowned for the high quality of their bike repairs. Sell bikes and accessories.
Bikefix
 

Amazon


Address:

Telephone:

Website:
http://www.amazon.co.uk
Description: Good for everything and anything including books, home furnishings, movies, clothes and food.
Amazon
 

Argos


Address:
5 Grays Inn Road, London WC1X 8PH
Telephone:
0345 1657221
Website:
http://www.argos.co.uk/
Description: A cheap store where everything is ordered through the catalogue, nothing is displayed in store. Good for cheap home furnishings.
Argos
 

Alara


Address:
58-60 Marchmont Street, London WC1N 1AB
Telephone:
020 7837 1172
Website:
http://www.alara.co.uk/
Description: A good but pricey health food shop around the corner on Marchmont street.
Alara