John Lewis gets go-ahead to turn half of Oxford Street flagship into offices

John Lewis Oxford Street

John Lewis has been given the green light to transform almost half of its flagship Oxford Street store into office space.

The retailer was granted conditional permission for the changes by Westminster City Council’s planning sub-committee last night. 

As first reported by property trade publication Estates Gazette, John Lewis could now turn as much as 302,000 sq ft of the 678,700 sq ft store into flexible retail or office space.

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