England: Apple’s flagship U.K. store in London to reopen Oct. 15

Apple's flagship U.K. store in London will reopen on Saturday, Oct. 15, at 10 a.m. The store (pictured prior to the renovation) is located at 235 Regent Street, London, W1B 2EL.

According to MacRumors, renovations include the relocation of three columns to create a more spacious feel, replacing the central glass stairs with two new side staircases, and re-configuration of the Backroom with improved facilities for employees. The store's overall square footage has been reduced by 4,400 square feet, or around 25% of the current size. 

Hours for the store are: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday-Friday; 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday; and noon to 6 p.m., Sunday. Apple has 489 retail stores in 22 countries and an online store available in 39 countries.