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Oxford Street goes car free today

Oxford and Regent Streets will go car free today. Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Wire

Christmas shoppers in London will find buying presenters a lot easier today with Oxford Street and Regent Street being closed to cars.

The iconic streets will be pedestrianised from 8am-8pm to help boost spending and coincide with the end of the month, when many people get paid.

Stores are expecting to take over £100 million.

There will also be street performances and celebrity appearances.

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