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  Regent Street - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Named after the Prince Regent (later George IV), it was built by John Nash as part of a ceremonial route from the Regent's residence at Carlton House in St James's to Regent's Park.
Starting as Lower Regent's Street at its intersection with Charles II Street and Waterloo Place, it runs north to Piccadilly Circus then becomes Regent Street by turning westward, and curves around in a quarter-circle until it is heading north once more.
Regent Street was named after the Prince Regent (later George IV) and formed part of the 1811 town plan prepared by John Nash to develop a ceremonial route from the Regent's residence at Carlton House in St James's to the newly developed Regent's Park.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Regent_Street   (837 words)

 Victorian London - Districts - Streets - Regent Street   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Regent Street is at its fullest, and its brightest, and its gayest; and the Regent Street Lounger is abroad with the butterflies!
Regent Street is one of the finest thoroughfares in London, which is mainly attributable to the fact that it owes its design to one architect instead of to half-a-dozen.
Regent Street, one of the finest thoroughfares in all London, was made in 1813 to connect the now destroyed Carlton House, then the residence of the Prince Regent (afterwards George IV.), with Regent's Park; and the above view, taken from below Regent Circus, better known as Piccadilly Circus, shows the southern portion.
www.victorianlondon.org /districts/regentstreet.htm   (2673 words)

 London - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Parallel to Oxford Street, Piccadilly is an elegant thoroughfare running from Piccadilly Circus and Regent Street in the east, between Mayfair and Green Park, via Hyde Park Corner, and continuing as Knightsbridge towards Harrods in the west.
The famous street markets of London, that shot to fame in the 1960s are also well known and include Carnaby Street, Notting Hill and Camden Town.
Regents Park is on the northern edge of central London, while Greenwich Park, Bushy Park, and Richmond Park are in the suburbs.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/London   (7732 words)

 ifo Apple Store - Regent Street Grand Opening!
Some time during the night a group of people on Princes Street displayed their contempt for Windows PCs by setting fire to a mouse, and chronicled it in a video.
However, a Regent Street grand opening T-shirt is for sale on eBay now, with one bid as of yet, and a "Buy Now" price of £200 ($360).
The streets were dry after Thursday night, everywhere except in front of the Apple store, where pedestrians were continuously splashed by water gathered in the gutter, as trucks and buses passed by.
ifoa79.securesites.net /stores/regent_street   (4668 words)

 Wisconsin State Journal
The street is drawing attention from developers who seem to sense it's ripe for investment that would remake the mix of small businesses, parking lots, homes, chain stores, restaurants and offices.
The street is also home to some hideous architecture, fast food franchises, small parking lots, billboards and a mishmash of street signs, power lines and boarded-up buildings.
There seems to be some consensus that eight- to 12- story buildings are appropriate between University Avenue and West Johnson Street, where the $375 million Wisconsin Institute for Discovery research center is expected to rise, and that heights should taper to the south to two to four-stories at Regent Street, many say.
www.madison.com /wsj/mad/top/index.php?ntid=70675   (1621 words)

 Regent Street at 200mph? | This is London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The view might be limited in some areas of Regent Street, so additional large screens will be sited in Hanover Gardens, Hanover Square and Great Marlborough Street for everyone to get a good view of the action.
Regent Street itself will be closed to private vehicles (and taxis) from 10am to 1am.
Regent Street will be closed for buses from 3pm to 11pm and the following routes will be affected: 3, 6, 8, 9, 12, 13, 14, 15, 19, 22, 23, 25, 38, 55, 88, 94, 139, 159, 176, 453.
www.thisislondon.co.uk /news/londonnews/articles/11785742?source=Metro   (364 words)

 ifo Apple Store - Regent Street Store
The building is owned by the Queen's Estate, and is among the first along upper Regent Street to be renovated in an overall project to re-vitalize the area.
In the world of vitreous mosaics he is one of the key players, and so the mosaics on Regent House are both nationally and internationally significant.
This portion of Regent Street is considered London's elite shopping destination, between Princes and Hanover Streets, just off Oxford Circus, and is undergoing a £500 million renovation as long-term leases (80-100 years!) expire, and allow the Estate to sign other tenants.
www.ifoapplestore.com /stores/regent_street.html   (785 words)

 [steevbishop.com / Apple Store Opening :: Regent Street, London]
We'd been queuing for about three hours, small change compared to those who were the first into the store, now leaving with camping gear strapped to their backs carrying lucky bags, free t-shirts and other proud purchases.
Regents House is a great spot on Regent Street, and Apple are wise to put a flagship store where it can be seen by as many shoppers as possible.
The store will serve as a great walk-in point for the curious and the switchers-to-be keen to see what the fuss is about, as well as the advancing Mac users wanting to pad out their set-up or get advice.
www.steevbishop.com /applestore.html   (2584 words)

 AIM25: University of Westminster: Regent Street Polytechnic
Two major appeals were launched to support expansion, the first for the rebuilding of no 309 Regent Street in 1910-1912, and the second to build the Polytechnic Extension building in Little Titchfield Street, which was formally opened in 1929.
The variety of levels of work at Regent Street meant that it was designated a regional college rather than a college of advanced technology, after which the governors decided to reduce the proportion of lower level work.
Holborn College of Law, Languages and Commerce was merged with Regent Street to form PCL (the Polytechnic of Central London).
www.aim25.ac.uk /cats/15/5144.htm   (1273 words)

 Veritas et Venustas: Regent Street
The southern end of the Regent's street was a broad axis terminating at Carlton House, the Prince Regent's residence between Pall Mall and the Mall, the royal ceremonial route between the Admiralty Arch to Buckingham Palace.
The northern end of the new street was Regent's Park, a new park in the middle of boggy, mainly undeveloped land belonging to the Prince Regent in Marylebone, which Regent Street opened for development.
The center view is from a vintage postcard taken while Regent Street was in the middle of a cleaning.
massengale.typepad.com /venustas/2004/06/regent_street.html   (1526 words)

 BBC News | Christmas decorations | London's bright past   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In some years Regent Street has seen interesting varieties as the lights take inspiration from their sponsor.
And in 1989, the great switch on in Oxford Street bowed to the power of pop celebrity, waiting several weeks past its usual mid-November date for Kylie Minogue to make a window in her hectic schedule.
And in Regent Street, the lucky candidate joins a long line of Royals and choice notables such as former Prime Minister, John Major, and champion jockey Frankie Detorri.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/special_report/for_christmas/_new_year/christmas_decorations/41518.stm   (460 words)

 LondonTown.com | Regent Street Guide | Regent Street London, W1B, England, UK | London Streets by Street | London hotel ...
Regent Street is located in the City of Westminster
The nearest underground station to Regent Street is 'Oxford Circus ' which is about 5 minutes to the North West.
Browse the racks of Regent’s Streets most stylish shops before returning to the sanctuary of this sophisticated and wonderfully swish hotel.
www.londontown.com /LondonStreets/regent_street_f39.html?T=MAG&M=Nightlife   (1578 words)

 Think Secret - Regent Street update: Apple to open high profile London store in November
The buildings along Regent Street are owned by the Crown Estate -- the Queen -- and have been scheduled for renovation to re-energize the area, just north of Picadilly Circus.
Some tenants along Regent Street have had 100-year leases, limiting the size and type of retailers that could move into the area.
Tipsters say Regent Street staff training will occur in mid-September, and the store will hold its grand opening on Saturday, November 20, just before the start of the holiday shopping season.
www.thinksecret.com /news/regentstreet.html   (802 words)

 Best of 2005 - Outside the Apple Store by Night - George Row - 243/325 - World Wide Panorama
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The blue lights to the left are the Christmas decorations stretching away down Regent Street.
Behind us is Oxford Circus - the junction of Oxford Street and Regent Street and the centre of London's West End shopping area.
geoimages.berkeley.edu /worldwidepanorama/wwp1205/html/GeorgeRow.html   (236 words)

 The walk 12: Regent Street & Vittoria Street   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
From the junction of Frederick Street and Regent Street (1),
Almost opposite Regent Street is the narrow lane known as Regent Place.
Their height and the extent of the embellishment on the facade indicate that they were built for more prosperous clients than the three-quarter houses we saw in Albion Street and indeed, one of the early occupants was a magistrate.
jquarter.members.beeb.net /walk12.htm   (1315 words)

 Technorati Tag: regentstreet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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 Regent Street - home
Between Friday 28th April - Monday 1st May, Habitat will be celebrating the opening of their new store on Regent street (a grade 2 listed cinema).
Regent Street Online have pulled together all the best places to go on Regent Street for your little ones.
Sophisticated Regent Street favourite, Cocoon, has added a modern twist to its menu this month by the introduction of its new bento box selection.
www.regentstreetonline.com /regentstreet   (203 words)

 Regent University, Washington, D.C. Campus - America's preeminent Christian university located in Alexandria, VA
Regent University, Washington, D.C. Campus - America's preeminent Christian university located in Alexandria, VA Prospective Students
Advance your career by improving your skills through Regent University's flexible degree solutions for busy professionals in the Washington, D.C. area.
Located near the King Street metro, Regent's D.C. Campus offers high quality career training in the timeframe you want.
www.regent.edu /campuses/dc   (72 words)

 Regent Street at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
It was named after the Prince Regent and formed part of the 1811 town plan prepared by John Nash (architect) to develop an area previously known as Marylebone Park - the master-plan also included Regent's Park.
Starting as Lower Regent's Street at its intersection with Charles II Street and Waterloo Place, it runs north to Piccadilly Circus then becomes Regent's Street by turning westward, and curves around in a quarter-circle until it is heading north once more.
Hamley's toy shop can be found 100 yards south of Oxford Circus on the east side of the road.
www.wiki.tatet.com /Regent_Street.html   (201 words)

 Regent Street Retreat, Madison, WI   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Regent Street Retreat, Madison, WI Regent Street Retreat
The Regent Street Retreat is the place to stop when attending Badger sporting events!
The Regent St. Retreat holds private parties (the Annex is available, too).
www.sportstavern.com /bars/regentstreetretreat   (124 words)

 Ananova - Laura Ashley To Quit Regent Street
Fashion and home furnishing retailer Laura Ashley has announced that it is to close its flagship store on Regent Street after 25 years on one of London's busiest shopping streets.
The decision to vacate Regent Street comes days after a shareholder revolt in which independent investors repeated calls for the company to be taken private.
Rival House of Fraser is also abandoning the street - announcing last week it was closing Dickens & Jones after 170 years because of difficult trading conditions.
www.ananova.com /business/story/sm_1436200.html   (278 words)

 Regent Street London - Read Hotel Reviews, Compare Hotel Prices, and Make Hotel Reservations at NexTag
The historic Langham Hotel, is London's original Grand hotel, located in the heart of the West End on Regent's Street and...
The hotel enjoys an excellent location in Carburton Street with the peace and quiet of the capitals best loved parks on...
This hotel is located between Regents Park and Oxford Street near shops.
www.nextag.com /regent-street-london/search-html   (154 words)

 All the shops in Regent Street, London   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The main shopping section of the street lies between Oxford Circus to the north, and Piccadilly Circus to the south - a distance of about 3/4 of a mile.
Our panoramas will help you see what's on offer, especially as the shops here can all appear rather uniform due to the regulations that they must blend in with the elegant architecture of the street.
Regent Street has similar shop opening hours to Oxford Street.
www.streetsensation.co.uk /regent/rs_intro.htm   (91 words)

 Apple Store - Regent Street   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
How to get here: The Apple Store, Regent Street, is located on the corner of Regent Street and Hanover Street near Oxford Circus.
The Apple Store, Regent Street, is also a short walk from Piccadilly Circus station, which is on the Piccadilly and Bakerloo lines.
There is metered parking on Hanover Street and Hanover Square.
www.apple.com /retail/uk/regentstreet   (184 words)

 eBay - regent street, Men's Clothing, Prints items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
London 1909 Postcard REGENT STREET and Embossed City Arms
Regent Street from Piccadilly - Shepherd - 24" CANVAS !
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 Regent Palace Hotel - Piccadilly
Boasting a prime location and unbeatable prices, the Regent Palace is easily one of the best value lodgings in London.
Within minutes of entertainment, fine dining and shopping venues, the hotel is attractive to both business and leisure guests seeking the ultimate bargain.
We trust you will find all your questions and queries answered throughout our web-site, however should you require any further details, please feel free to contact us.
www.regentpalacehotel.co.uk   (135 words)

 Think Secret - Briefly: ProCare 2.0, Regent Street update, After Effects 7
In late December we reported that Apple's flagship store on Regent Street in London was undergoing rennovations to expand its size.
According to sources, after months of work the offices have been moved further back in order to accommodate a larger theater, while the current theater will be eliminated to create more floor space.
The Regent Street location remains one of the most popular in the world.
www.thinksecret.com /news/0601briefly2.html   (568 words)

 Regent Street Direct - Office to let - Home Page
Regent Street Direct - Office to let - Home Page
This can represent a sizeable cost, as everything from large plant items and floor coverings may need to be replaced.
This is not the case at Regent Street Direct.
www.rsdoffice-space.com   (118 words)

 Regent Street
WPR has negotiated for members to receive the Regent Street Association Privilege Card - normally only available to members of the Regent Street Association.
Please note there is an Admin Fee of £2.00 per card payable directly to the Regent Street Association.
PLEASE SEND A STAMPED ADDRESSED ENVELOPE AND A CHEQUE FOR £2.00 PAYABLE TO THE REGENT STREET ASSOCIATION LTD TO: Annie Walker, The Regent Street Association Ltd, Regent House, 4th Floor, 235-241 Regent Street, London W1R 7AG.
www.women-in-pr.org /html/regent_street.html   (122 words)

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