TQ2881 : Oxford St W1 during the London Olympics

taken 5 years ago, near to Marylebone, Westminster, Great Britain

Oxford St W1 during the London Olympics
Oxford St W1 during the London Olympics
Flags, John Lewis apparently wrapped in the Union Jack and scarcely a bus without advertising from an official Olympic sponsor. Not, however, a colossal number of people: this was taken on Thursday of the first week of the games, when it began to dawn on the organisers that two years of increasingly strident warnings that transport would be a nightmare and that Londoners should stay at home and keep out of the way if at all possible, had had the entirely predictable result of turning central London into a ghost town.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 2 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 2 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport  City, Town centre  People, Events 
Place (from Tags)
Street 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2882 8121 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.9081N 0:8.6942W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2899 8121
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Street  Flags  2012 Olympic Games  2012 London Olympics  Olympics  Olympic Games 2012 

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