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BBC News revisited scenes from London's festive past to see how things have changed over 170 years.
2016/12/24 06:37
Regent Street claims to be the first central London street to have had a Christmas lights display, having first put them on show in 1954
2016/12/24 06:38
Selfridges on Oxford Street
2016/12/24 06:38
The store was opened in 1909 by Harry Gordon Selfridge
2016/12/24 06:39
In 1939, sandbags were placed around the display windows of Selfridges to protect the glass against feared bombing raids.
2016/12/24 06:39
The Christmas lights in 1967 reflected this, as does this year's display which has been inspired by the V&A museum's new exhibition "You Say You Want A Revolution? Records and Rebels 1966-1970"
2016/12/24 06:40