Posts Tagged ‘ Hamleys ’

Why WOULDN’T you want to grow up in London?

Mar 28th, 2014 | By

A new poll has revealed that Londoners think it would be better to grow up outside the capital. Not so, says Kaye Holland

We love London town!

Jul 21st, 2012 | By

The stars of the Olivier Award nominated family show The Tiger Who Came to Tea – Abbey Norman (Sophie), Alan Atkins (Daddy, Postman, Tiger) and Jenanne Redman (Mummy) reveal what they love about the capital

Hamleys is 250 Years Old Today

Feb 11th, 2010 | By

One of the reasons that we visit some places is because of the shops. Shops, shopping centres, town centres and out of town outlet stores are tourist draws in their own right. The success of Merry Hill in Dudley, Bluewater and Lakeside in the south east and Meadowhall in Sheffield and just some examples of successful retail outlets which pull people- and coach parties- from miles around.
So too does Hamleys.
It is one of the few stores that has an international appeal. You are just as likely to find people from the US, the Netherlands and France in there as you are to find Londoners or Merseysiders.