Microsoft to open first flagship store in UK on Regent Street

Microsoft has today announced that the iconic technology company plans to open its first flagship Microsoft Store in the UK on Regent Street at Oxford Circus. This location will join flagship Microsoft Stores on Fifth Avenue in New York and Pitt Street Mall in Sydney.

22 September 2017

James Cooksey, Director of The Crown Estate’s Central London portfolio, which includes Regent Street said: “Regent Street’s transformation into the world’s most popular shopping destination has been driven by attracting flagships and firsts. We’re therefore delighted to be working in partnership with Microsoft, whose arrival will be another fantastic global brand for our millions of shoppers and visitors. ”

Microsoft will join other UK and global flagships and firsts that opened on Regent Street, including Michael Kors, &Other Stories, Arket and Weekday. 

The letting forms part of The Crown Estate’s on-going £1bn investment programme for Regent Street. Since 2002, it has transformed the area into the world’s most popular retail and leisure destination, boasting an impressive array of flagship stores from the most exciting global brands. The Crown Estate manages Regent Street on behalf of the Regent Street Partnership, comprising both The Crown Estate and Norges Bank Investment Management.