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Oxford Circus

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Oxford Circus
Location Map ( geo)
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Oxford Circus
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Location
Central London
County
Middlesex
Highway Authority
Transport for London
Junction Type
Signalised Crossroads
Opening Date
1819
Roads Joined
A40, A4201
Junctions related to the A4201

Oxford Circus is a signalised crossroads in central London where Regent Street and Oxford Street intersect. It has rare diagonal pedestrian 'X-crossing', which opened in 2009.

Despite its name it never formally operated as a roundabout, but does take on a circular shape. It was built in the early 19th century as part of Regent Street, which involved demolishing several buildings on Oxford Street. When it was first built it was known as Regents Circus North: the name 'Regents Circus' was actually reserved for a half-built junction further north, and Oxford Circus quickly took over as the popular name for this junction.

Routes

Route To Notes

A40

Oxford Street

A40

Oxford Street

A4201

Regent Street

A4201

Piccadilly Circus, Trafalgar Square, Marble Arch Regent Street

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Oxford Circus
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