Oxford Street was a major thoroughfare in the West End of London. Traffic was typically heavy. (PROSE: Heart of TARDIS) The street was famous for its Christmas lights around Christmas. (PROSE: Frontier Worlds) It was also the location of a lot of Christmas shopping, where people sometimes battled over who'd get what. (PROSE: Christmas Special) It so busy a week before the holiday that one could barely move. (PROSE: History 101)

Hanway Street joined it to Tottenham Court Road. (PROSE: The Quantum Archangel, Millennial Rites, The Crystal Bucephalus) A few of the street's shops were HMV, (PROSE: Favourite Star, Loving the Alien) McDonald's and Claude Gill Books. (PROSE: The Crystal Bucephalus)

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In 1872, the road was still rough and undeveloped, and was surrounded by woods. It was a largely residential area at the time. (PROSE: The Adventuress of Henrietta Street)

Ace contemplated requesting the Seventh Doctor take her there for some shopping, thinking it would annoy him — all of time and space, and she wants to shop on Oxford Street. (PROSE: Prime Time) When Ace did visit the street, she did so in 1959, and stared in horror at the fashion on display. (PROSE: Loving the Alien)

The Seventh Doctor bought a cup of tea and an iced bun on Oxford Street in 1941. (PROSE: Just War)

Erimem and Andy Hansen took a stroll down Oxford Street in 1964 while looking for a Christmas gift for Andy's brother. They decided it hadn't changed very much by 2015. (PROSE: In Search of Doctor X)

In 1968, Fitz Kreiner bought new, up-to-date clothes in Oxford Street with the Eighth Doctor's money — a pair of shoes, a shirt and some jeans. (PROSE: Revolution Man)

Oxford was one of the many streets in London and around the world that underwent attack by Autons — posing as shop window dummies — in the 1970s. (PROSE: Doctor Who and the Auton Invasion)

The Third Doctor once materialised his TARDIS around a wardrobe in a department store on Oxford Street. This allowed Jo Grant to have it on board. (AUDIO: Pop-Up)

Ceol once visited Oxford Street in the early 21st century. (PROSE: Now or Thereabouts)

On 24 December 2010, Jo Jones did her holiday shopping at Oxford Street. At the Selfridges on Oxford, Jo was captured by Huxley. (AUDIO: Find and Replace)

In July 2108, the Doctor bought a pair of wings in Oxford Street in the sales. (PROSE: Speed of Flight)

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Though it's possible that a real world location doesn't exist in the same geographic space in the Doctor Who universe, such cases are few and far between. Thus, the map at right is probably a good indicator of the DWU location of Oxford Street.

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