Park Cameras London Store
Our Central London Park Cameras Store With New and Used Photography Equipment
Our London store is now open and we’re looking forward to welcoming you all back to Park Cameras!
We opened our London camera store in 2013, just five years after our custom-built Sussex showroom launch. The photography centre is positioned right in the heart of central London near Oxford Street, with excellent transport links from Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court Road. Customers find highly trained staff and a wealth of photography and video equipment to browse. If you are travelling outside of the UK, Heathrow Airport is just 15 minutes to Paddington, which is only a couple of tube stops away.
There are two shop-floors in our London store, which are divided into dedicated sections for all major manufacturers, including the biggest names such as Canon, Fujifilm, Nikon, Sony, Panasonic. We also showcase newcomers to the market such as DJI. You will find all large camera brands and our used cameras upstairs, while all the accessories like tripods and bags are in the downstairs area of the store. This is also where our School of Photography courses take place.
Customers will find a comprehensive second hand camera and lens selection with used stock appearing daily. We offer part exchange for upgrades, interest-free finance options and some customers simply wish to sell their existing photography gear. If you have any faulty equipment our services also include camera repairs.
Park Cameras are proud to be Pro Dealers for many photo and video manufacturers. This is reflected in the consistently high levels of customer service we provide. Our staff receive regular training in order to assist visitors, whatever their experience level may be, from beginner to professional. Our aim is to be the best camera shop in London, and we are happy to receive positive reviews on Trustpilot where we are rated "EXCELLENT" as with our Google reviews. We always appreciate client feedback so please do review us on Google if you have had a positive visit to our showroom.
Black Friday Opening Times
Friday 26th November: 9.30 - 7.00pm
Saturday 27th November: 9.00 - 6.00pm
Sunday 28th November: 10.00 - 4.00pm
Monday 29th November: 9.30 - 6.00pm
Christmas Opening Times
Friday 24th December: 9.30 - 5.30pm
Saturday 25th December: Christmas Day - Closed
Sunday 26th December: Boxing Day - Closed
Monday 27th December: 9.30 - 6.00pm
Tuesday 28th December: 9.30 - 6.00pm
New Year Opening Times
Friday 31st December: 9.30 - 5.30pm
Saturday 1st January: New year’s Day - Closed
Sunday 2nd January: Closed
Monday 3rd January: 9.30 - 6.00pm
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Right in the heart of London, just off Oxford Street, and only a few minutes walk from Oxford Circus and Tottenham Court Road tube stations, you’ll find a photo & video oasis – the Park Cameras London Store.
Set over two floors, this huge photographic & video showroom has an enormous range of products on display, from compact cameras, to professional DSLRs, to broadcast video cameras, and photographic lighting & accessories.
To help you find what you’re looking for are the friendly, highly trained, extremely knowledgeable expert team of Park Cameras staff who will ensure you always find the right product for your needs.
- Family owned and run for over 40 years
- Award-winning service
- Our low internet prices available in store
- Photography Courses available on site
- Friendly, passionate staff, dedicated to offer exceptional customer service
- Award-winning photo lab services
- Over 1,000 products to touch and try
- Central London location, just 2 minutes from Tottenham Court Tube
- 2 huge floors of photography equipment & accessories
- Wide range of secondhand stock available
53-54 Rathbone Place
Monday: 9.30am – 6pm
Tuesday: 9.30am – 6pm
Wednesday: 9.30am – 6pm
Thursday: 9.30am – 7pm
Friday: 9.30am – 7pm
Saturday: 9.30am – 6pm
Sunday: 10am – 4pm
In-Store Photography Services
Please see the table below for the comprehensive range of services offered within our central London camera centre.
||Our approachable staff receive regular training in order to maintain our Pro Dealer status. This means that our customers receive expert advice no matter whether they are beginners or pros. Our large range of products in-store also allows for a hands-on experience with staff ready to assist with any questions.
||Our second hand stock includes used cameras, lenses and accessories from all brands including Pentax, Sigma, Leica and Sony. All sensors are cleaned prior to sale and products come with a free six month warranty. Any reconditioning which may be required prior to sale is often conducted by manufacturer technicians. Browse our used stock here.
||Digital medium format provides the pinnacle of current camera capabilities and as Pro Dealers our customers enjoy an excellent selection of new and used medium format equipment. This includes cameras and lenses from renowned names such as Hasselblad, Pentax and Fujifilm.
||Sensor dust can be frustrating, which is why we offer a fast, professional sensor cleaning service for our London customers. Your camera body can be cleaned and ready on the same day or three days later depending on your preference. Read more and book sensor cleaning here.
|Trade in / Part exchange
||Upgrading equipment can be made easier with part exchange or the sale of existing gear. We are happy to provide customers with competitive quotes quickly and easily. Read more on our trade in page.
||We provide a full manufacturer authorised repair service for those experiencing faults with their photography equipment. Repairs are undertaken both in and out of warranty and include quality checking and full testing. For more information contact customer services or pop into our store with the faulty item.
|School of photography
||One of the joys of photography is the ability to keep learning no matter what level we are at. Park Cameras aim to provide aspirational education for all abilities and our comprehensive range of courses span 1-2-1 training, street workshops and editing techniques. Read more and book photography courses online here.
||London is rich with architecture, history, diverse characters and countless unrepeatable moments. Why not join us on one of our many photo walks around the UK capital and enjoy the company of fellow photographers whilst honing your skills with our expert guides. Read more and book one of our London photo walks here.
||Choosing to pay for photography equipment with regular monthly payments rather than one large purchase can make good sense for many photographers. We offer a range of finance options including interest-free payments. Read more on our finance options page here.
Meet our London Photography experts
Our store staff are not only product experts, but also keen photographers in their own right, with a passion for their hobby. We asked our London team about what inspires their photography and how they got into this fabulous pastime. along with their camera equipment.
London store manager Neville enjoys shooting nature in his spare time, as well as capturing the sights when he’s generally out and about.
Gear: Neville currently uses an Olympus OM-D E-M10
When out and about, Nikolina enjoys capturing the real, unposed moments that she comes across to capture day-to-day life and a snapshot of the times we are living in.
Gear: Sony a7 III
Extremely passionate about photography, Terrance enjoys shooting a bit of everything! However, if he had to choose a favourite genre, he would choose shooting at weddings and events (although he loves a classic portrait shot too!).
Gear: Canon EOS 5DS R
Having a love of wildlife, Ian enjoys capturing images of nature, as well as his pets at home including his 3 loveable cats (of which you can see some sample shots that he has captured by visiting our store in Central London!). In addition to this, he enjoys shooting photos of his wife, as well as when he is able to go travelling to some exotic locations to places such as Thailand and Argentina. Gear: Ian currently shoots with his Sony a7R III, Sony a7C and Sigma 35mm f/1.4 DG HSM | Art lens
In his spare time, David enjoys shooting portrait and fashion images using his Nikon D600, although he’s got his eye on upgrading to the D850 or switching to mirrorless with the Z 6.
Gear: Nikon D600
Linda enjoys shooting out and about on the streets, capturing images with her favourite camera, the GR1s film camera. When she wants to switch to capture images digitally, Linda uses her compact Sony a7C.
Gear: Sony a7C / GR1s
In-Store Leica Camera Department London
As well as featuring countless other leading photography brands, our London store has a dedicated Leica Camera department where our customers can experience these highly desirable products in person. Our fully qualified staff are available to answer any related questions and to demonstrate our range of Leica products, including a range of cameras, lenses and authentic accessories. We are privileged to be one of only a handful of stores in the UK to offer LEICA CAMERA AG equipment.