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Harrods London : Knightsbridge Department Store

Major Retail on Brompton Road, West London Shopping, England, UK

23 May 2010

Harrods

Famous Department Store

Date: 1894-1905

Architect: Charles William Stephens

General view of the building from northeast and picture of the shop window, May 2010:

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photos © Nick Weall

Harrods Department Store

Location: south side of Brompton Road, Knightsbridge

Address: 87-135 Brompton Rd, London SW1X 7XL

Customer service: 020 7730 1234 (Consumer)

Founder: Charles Henry Harrod

Founded: 1834

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photos © Isabelle Lomholt

This is an upmarket department store located in Brompton Road in Knightsbridge, in the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea, London. The brand also applies to other enterprises undertaken by the Harrods group of companies including Harrods Bank, Harrods Estates, Harrods Aviation and Air Harrods, and to Harrods Buenos Aires, sold in 1922 and closed as of 2011, with plans announced to reopen in 2013.

The store occupies a 5-acre (20,000 m2) site and has over one million square feet (90,000 m2) of selling space in over 330 departments making it the biggest department store in Europe.

The store motto is Omnia Omnibus Ubique—All Things for All People, Everywhere. Several of its departments, including the seasonal Christmas department and the Food Halls, are world famous.

This Knightsbridge Department Store occupies a 5-acre (20,000 m2) site and has over one million square feet (90,000 m2) of selling space in over 330 departments making it the biggest department store in Europe. The UK’s second-biggest shop, Selfridges, Oxford Street, is a little over half the size with 540,000 square feet (50,000 m2) of selling space, while the third largest, Allders of Croydon had 500,000 square feet (46,000 m2) of retail space. By comparison Europe’s second-largest department store the KaDeWe in Berlin has a retail space of 650,000 square feet (60,000 m2).
Source: wikipedia

Harrods Department Store

Location:87-135 Brompton Rd, London SW1X 7XL