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Smart Streets: the future of the high street

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Bird Street

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W1C

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A global first for London - the world’s first ‘Smart Street’ opens on Bird Street, nestled in the heart of the West End. Launching June 29th, Bird Street will bring a dynamic new outdoor shopping experience to Londoners and visitors alike, showcasing the future retail environment of the high street. This is the ultimate example of the latest tech meeting retail. In the heart of the West End, Bird Street -a pedestrian only street, is transformed to be a leading example of a Smart Street featuring high tech futuristic elements.

Bird Street are partnering with a host of tech visionaries including Pavegen and their electricity and data generating paving which will power bird sounds and lights and provide a footfall data feed; Airlabs’ ClearAir bench which removes nitrogen dioxide to create a zone of clean air Airlabs and Airlite who have created a paint which purifies the air from NOx gasses and bacteria. The paving by Pavegen generates the power for the lighting and bird sounds whereas high tech benches pump out clean air. The Origami inspired pop-up shops hosting the best of sustainable fashion, healthy artisanal food and more options for the conscious shopper. The pop up shops will be changing so be quick not to miss the first round of brands.

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