Habitat to permanently close its Tottenham Court Road store as customers ‘increasingly want to shop online’

Homewares icon Habitat is to close its Tottenham Court Road store early next year after more than 50 years of trading on the street. Habitat's flagship store on the corner of Tottenham Court Road and Torrington Place will close in early 2021. Located on the corner with Torrington Place it is at the heart of …

One neighbourhood under a sandwich

Pret a Manger on corner of street.

Last Friday our friends -- I use the term loosely --  at the Fitzrovia Partnership Business Improvement District (BID) were tweeting away about the latest chain sandwich shop to open. "Who's heading to @Pret!? That's right - it's opening today! What a Friday treat!" they gushed full of excitement. What they probably didn't do was count how …