The New West End Company's prediction comes as the country has been facing a difficult year in retail
'Christmas Is A Time For Everyone' remembers those who may not be celebrating this Christmas
The capital's famous piazza has been transformed into a winter wonderland
Unlike previous years, there was no big name pressing the button - but there were lots of stars involved
Princess Astrid of Norway lit the 69th tree to be sent to Britain from Norway.
Since it opened in 1852, Great Ormond Street has been dedicated to children's healthcare.
This was part of the ESI's Homeless Veterans charity appeal.
London Live capture the twinkling, starry beauty of London's Christmas lights.
The run up to Christmas is a battleground for shops and online stores.
Vocalize, an urban choir from Sedgehill School in Lewisham, has covered Coldplay’s Christmas Lights for the Royal Albert Hall.
Christmas? It’s all about pirates at the iconic Southbank venue.
The nativity is the inspiration behind a glittering Christmas tree unveiled at the V&A.
London Live were there to capture the spectacle.
Charity appeal: Those who served their country now need their country to serve them
London Live is working with two charities - the Army Benevolent Fund and the London based Veterans Aid.