Six out of seven regions in England reported a rise in footfall including Greater London (5.8%).
Conversely footfall in shopping centres and retail parks declined annually in February by -1.6% and -1.5%.
Figures from London retail consortium
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The actor gave a vivid description of helping a woman give birth in Richmond park in 1963.
The legendary actor said he helped a woman who was giving birth under a tree in London's Richmond Park.
Police want to speak to anyone who may recognise the man.