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The Heal's store on Tottenham Court Road in London is an iconic destination known for its quality furniture, home accessories, and interior design products.

Founded in 1810 by John Harris Heal, Heal’s has over 200 years of history and has become synonymous with quality and innovative design in home furnishings.

History

Heal’s has a rich heritage, starting as a feather-dressing business before evolving into a comprehensive home furnishings store. Over the decades, Heal’s has been at the forefront of introducing new styles and innovations in furniture design, often showcasing the work of leading designers.

The Building

The store moved to its current location in 1840, and later, in 1916, the original building was demolished. In its place, Cecil Brewer designed a new store, including the Spiral Cecil Brewer staircase, which is pegged as the most photographed staircase in London. The building was further extended in 1937 and has continued evolving since including a new extension in 2023.

Design heritage

The store has a long-standing reputation for housing products from the most famous designers and brands while supporting British design talent, and it features collections from established and emerging designers. This commitment to design has made Heal’s a destination for those seeking innovative and contemporary home furnishings.

In-store

Heal’s has a wide range of home products across many categories, including furniture, lighting, accessories and textiles over three floors. Most space is devoted to furniture, and you’ll find high-quality products from many brands showcased in beautiful settings. There is also a section for beds, mattresses and bedroom furniture.

Location

Positioned on Tottenham Court Road, Heal’s is easily accessible and is located in an area known for its many furniture and design stores. It’s close to the Tottenham Court Road station, which is one of the hubs of the London underground.

Getting there

Goodge Street station (Northern) is right next to the shop, and Tottenham Court Road (Central, Northern) are less than 10 minutes walking distance away.

Nearby

There is a 5 minute walk to the British Museum and a 10 minute walk to Oxford Street from Heal's (on Tottenham Court Road).

Nearest Stations

Goodge Street - 3 min

Northern London Underground Zone: 1

Warren Street - 5 min

Northern Victoria London Underground Zone: 1

Euston Square - 6 min

Metropolitan Circle Hammersmith & City London Underground Zone: 1

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