New look for 'taxi rat-run' in London's West End

Part of London's West End is set to be rejuvenated in a scheme costing £320 million. The plan will see a new 10,000 square foot pedestrian square for The St James’s district between Lower Regent Street and Haymarket.

Computer simulation of the new pedestrian square
Computer simulation of the proposed pedestrian square Credit: Crown Estate

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'Taxi rat-run' to be transformed

Part of London's West End is set to be rejuvenated in a scheme costing £320 million. The plan will see a new 10,000 square foot pedestrian square for The St James’s district between Lower Regent Street and Haymarket.