Oxford History: Queen Street

Changes in shops, 1973–2008

South side: Carfax to St Ebbe’s Street

No.

1973

2008

1

Side of Marygold House at Carfax

(with Barclays Bank in 1973, Abbey National in 2008)

2

3

4

True Form, shoe dealers

Swarovski

5

Paige, gowns

EAT.

6

Ferguson, Kemp & Co., solicitors

Cancer Information association

Jones shoes

7

Kirner Bros, Watch makers, Jewellers & silversmiths

7A: Golden Scissors, ladies’ hairdressers

Optical Express & The Dental Clinic

8

Dixon Cameras Ltd

9

John Lane, menswear

Dorothy Perkins
[Replaced by Flight Centre in 2011]

10

It’s 4U, boutique

11

K Shoe Shop

Albert P. Gray Ltd, ophthalmic opticians

William John Vernon and Morgan-Griffiths, solicitor

Top Shop

12

No listing (later Lotus shoes)

13

Oxford & Swindon
Co-operative Society Ltd
,
outfitters

Marks & Spencer PLC

14

15

16

Site of the alley through the Co-op?

17

Oxford & Swindon Co-operative
Society Ltd
, outfitters

18

Halford’s Ltd, cycle makers

19

Hepworth’s Ltd
Tailors

Nationwide Building Society
[Vacant in 2011]

20a

Civic Stores Ltd

British Home Stores

21

Thornton’s, confectioners

22

Greetings Shop, greetings cards

23

City Chambers

City Treasurer
City of Oxford Education Committee
Oxford Council of Social Services

24

25

26

North side: New Inn Hall Street to Carfax

27

Freeman, Hardy & Willis Ltd
Shoe dealers

Side of Beaverbrook’s

28

Alkit Ltd, tailors and R. A. S. Wood & Co, solicitor

Accessorize

29

Oxonian Press Ltd, printers

Levi Strauss & Co

30

Curry’s Ltd, cycles

Early Learning Centre
[Replaced by Costa Coffee in 2011]

31

Crown Wallpapers and Gridiron Club

East

32

Peter Robinson, costumier

33

William Timpson Ltd, shoe dealers

Miss Selfridge

34

Kam Hong Restaurant and La Cantina Restaurant

Number no longer used: the central entrance to this 1888 building is shared between the shop on each side

35

A. C. Millett & Co., outfitters

Figaro’s Hairdressers and Oxford Architects Partnership

Monsoon

36

John Collier, tailors

Crawford Caterers Ltd, restaurant

Evans ladies’ wear
[Replaced by Paperchase in 2011]

Maxwell’s Restaurant upstairs

37

38

W. Barratt & Co Ltd, Shoe retailers [Replaced by Ryman’s in 2012]

39

No listing. (39 & 40 together were later Halford’s)

French Connection

40

Boots the Chemist Ltd

Entrance to Clarendon Centre

plus side of Tie Rack
[replaced by Cornish Kitchen in 2011]

41

No listing (Later Boots the Chemist)

42

Snob, boutique

43A: J. H. Dewhurst Ltd, butchers

Millett’s

43

44

Saxone Ltd, shoe dealers

USC [Replaced by Nationwide in 2011]

45

A. Ballard Ltd, watch makers

Crabtree & Evelyn

The parishes of Queen Street

© Stephanie Jenkins

Last updated: 10 September, 2012

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