Around town

Here are some English words for features you will find in a town, as well as the names of different shops and buildings.

avenue
bus shelter
bus stop
high street
lamppost
parking meter
pavement (US English: sidewalk)
pedestrian crossing
pedestrian subway
side street
signpost
square
street
taxi rank
telephone box or telephone booth

Shops

antique shop
bakery
barbers
beauty salon
betting shop or bookmakers
bookshop
butchers
car showroom
charity shop
chemists or pharmacy
clothes shop
delicatessen
department store
DIY store
dress shop
dry cleaners
electrical shop
estate agents
fishmongers
florists
garden centre
general store
gift shop
greengrocers
hairdressers
hardware shop
kiosk
launderette
newsagents
off licence (US English: liquor store)
second-hand bookshop
second-hand clothes shop
shoe repair shop
shoe shop
sports shop
stationers
supermarket
tailors
tattoo parlour or tattoo studio
toy shop
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