The developer is building an innovative visitor and retail experience offering Londoners, visitors, and tourists of all ages and nationalities affordable and inclusive access to an immersive journey, featuring small-scale, but very large model landscapes of UK landmarks, London itself, and scenes from around the world.
The 30,000 sq ft experiential attraction — located at 500 Oxford Street, in between Marble Arch and Bond Street station — with a passing footfall of over 150 million people per year.
Pocket Planet aims to enhance physical models with audio and visual effects.
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Mark Vlassopulos, CEO at Pocket Planet, commented: “Our ambition is to create the best and most attractive tourist attraction in the UK.
“It is the tourism hotspot of the UK and Pocket Planet will be a special space — an attraction on the scale of something that London hasn’t seen before.”
Mark Brodermann, COO at Pocket Planet, added: “The team we’ve put together draws on the best of breed in leisure interior design and some of the greatest modellers in the world.
“As a high volume, but at an affordable ticket price, attraction, the miniature world concept works very well.
“It has a relatively low operating cost, but a very metronomic and steady flow of income from ticket sales.”
The exhibit is expected to open in early 2025, with the retail and café planned to open in Spring 2024.