Work begins to construct the Waring and Gillow Department Store. The architect is R. Frank Atkinson.
The venue is opened. The style of the building is intended to resemble Hampton Court Palace.
The Modern Art Department is established, which acts as an influential force of modern British interior design.
The internal structure of the building is redeveloped to create an open plan layout for office use.
About 110,000 sq ft is fitted out by Newarthill plc for Credit Suisse as a dealing floor.
The young TV company, MTV, acquires 120,000 sq ft from Credit Suisse First Boston.
H&M lets prime retail space facing Oxford Street, eventually expanding to 40,000 sq ft across 3 storeys.
Dell Computers acquires part of a floor for their London Executive Centre.
Leading media services company Arqiva takes 13,000 sq ft on the 4th floor.
LVMH & Christian Dior acquire 22,000 sq ft for their London HQ.
Fast growing Essence Digital Ltd takes 27,000 sq ft of 3rd floor office space on a 10-year lease.
Microsoft UK Ltd (Xbox Division) takes 31,000 sq ft of loft style office space on the 2nd & 3rd floors.
Schibsted, the largest Media Company in Scandinavia, acquires 30,000 sq ft of stunning office space with terraces.