Buchanan Street, Glasgow
Discount store that's always packed with people trying to find good deals. I found really nice stuff that's was cheap (for the UK) - still expensive when you compare it from back home.
It's funny that the sale prices is what we'd pay in Canadian dollars not pounds! Really nice clothes in the UK but very expensive.
One of the Glasgow's famous & most crowded street is known as "Buchanan Street".From shops to Musuems you can find anything around this street. Packed with shopping malls & markets its a real shopping Heaven for the locals & tourists. The most expensive of all the mall is Argyll Arcade.But Like me if You believe in Quality than Quantity then you should pay a visit. You can also find the Museum of Modern art on this street as well as the main Bus Station in Glasgow.
The street is filled with entertainment as you can also find the traditionally dressed buskers playing the pipes. There is also a chain of famous fast food resturants as well..
What to buy: There are few Fashion outlets where you can upgrade your fashion desires...Along the street you can also find music stores like HMV & VIGIN..
You'll find plenty of people sitting on the steps, munching on something
The royal concert hall is also on this street.
What to buy: In general, shops are open Monday to Saturday 0900-1730/1800. Many shops are open later on Thursday and most of the larger chain stores are open on Sunday.
What to pay: A Value Added Tax (VAT) of 17.5% is included in the price of many goods. Under the Retail Export Scheme, overseas visitors can obtain tax relief on goods if leaving the UK for destinations outside the EU. A form should be obtained at the time of purchase and submitted to the customs authority at the point of departure.
Glasgow has the largest retail shopping area in the UK outside London. Buchanan Street is a premier pedestrian thoroughfare, full of stores to suit all budgets, if you can afford it go into Thomas Pink for mens/womenswear.
The shopping oppotunities are plentiful here, the main shopping street being Buchanan Street . At the top of Buchanan Street, where it joins Sauchihall Street you will find The Buchanan Galleries.