Creating world-class destinations

The west end is the vibrant centre of London’s retail, dining, entertainment scene, and an essential destination for business.

We are one of the London’s most significant property owners and have been for hundreds of years. It is a role we take very seriously.

We use our scale and breadth to create brilliant places which draw people to London, and to deliver outstanding spaces for our business customers, and give them the platform they need to succeed.

Our spaces are only half the story.

We believe in taking a complete view of our destinations. Across Regent Street and St James’s, we carefully curate the retail, lifestyle, dining and entertainment – alongside complementary services for visitors and business – to ensure that London continues to offer an experience unlike any other.

We recognise that central London is more than just a place to work or visit, it is a destination for living London. That’s why we have made a commitment to enhance the overall experience of London, for our customers and local communities.

Together with our partners we are working to improve the public spaces, accessibility, air quality and biodiversity of the west end. We are bringing more plants into the city, working towards reducing pollution and delivering a wide-ranging cultural programme.

Our aim is to bring about real change when it comes to sustainability, making the west end a greener, healthier and more sustainable place for everyone who visits the city and for generations to come.

London, a world-class city

We want London to remain at the forefront of global cities. So, nearly a decade ago, we embarked on an ambitious plan to transform central London.

This has seen us build upon the outstanding heritage of our destinations and deliver modern, connected spaces that are designed around the needs of the people who visit, shop, work and live here.

Through new developments of office and retail accommodation, and the sensitive rejuvenation of heritage buildings, our £1.5bn investment programme continues to drive change in central London and bring people to the city.

view of London at dawn from rooftop

About St James's

One of a kind since 1661

Over three hundred years in the making – and still evolving – St James’s is a neighbourhood unlike any other. A square mile of beautiful architecture, surrounded by some of London’s most famous sights and attractions, St James’s is a thriving residential and business destination.

It is also a distinctive shopping district. Famous for curated and hand-crafted retailing, St James’s is equally renowned for its world-class dining, galleries and auction houses.

Despite being moments away from Piccadilly Circus, St James’s is a relaxed neighbourhood, which can feel a world away from the bustling main streets of central London.

With one of a kind cafés and restaurants, independent retailers and bespoke brands, St James’s brings together old and new, traditional and contemporary, into an experience that is unmistakably London.

About Regent Street

London's premier lifestyle destination

Regent Street and its Grade II listed façades are among London’s most famous places. It also represents some of the most distinguished architecture in the city.

With the vast majority of Regent Street’s entire 2km length held by The Crown Estate, we are able to take a holistic view and carefully curate a mix of retail, entertainment, dining and lifestyle brands to provide a rich experience for visitors.

Regent Street is the home of flagships and firsts. Many global fashion retailers and luxury brands have made Regent Street their home in London. Alongside the biggest fashion brands, are some of the best in beauty, wellbeing and fitness.

Regent Street, and its surrounding streets, offer some of the city’s most coveted food and drink destinations. The dining hotspots of Heddon Street, Maddox Street and Swallow Street offer foodie delights moments from the buzz of Regent Street.

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