London Architecture


87-135 Brompton Road
London, England SW1
Basic Information
Type Retail
Floors: 6
Neighborhood: Knightsbridge
More Information
  • It was at Harrod's that A.A. Milne purchased a stuffed bear for his son. That bear later became the inspiration for “Winnie the Pooh.”
  • Harrod's had the first escalator in Britain.
  • The building's exterior is outlined with 11,500 lightbulbs.
  • 1997: A memorial is erected inside the store to Princess Diana and Dodi Al Fayed, who were killed in a car crash in Paris. At the time of their deaths, the store was owned by Dodi's father, Mohammed Al Fayed.