LEGO, one of the most popular toy companies in the world, has opened a new location where customers can see impressive structures made out of the famous building bricks. The store, which opened in London earlier today, has a Big Ben that was built with 200,000 Lego bricks.
The impressive structure stands out at the store, which is located in Leicester Square. The Big Ben built with the Lego bricks has a working clock. The structure took 2,280 hours to complete.
LEGO, which has produced billions of Lego bricks since the company was founded, also revealed a new mascot for the store named Lester. The store, which is the largest in the world, also has a few other popular places from the city. There is a London Underground tube model that is as big as the real one. The tube is actually the largest Lego structure in the store, with more than 600,000 Lego bricks.
LEGO announced in May that it would open a new store in Leicester Square by the end of the year. The official opening of the store was on November 17 but the company gave an exclusive early look of the store to some people yesterday. The store was announced just a few months ago but the store had been in development for two years.
LEGO has some of the most popular toys in the world and it didn’t take long for people to come visit the store. Crowds of people waited in front of the store in the early hours to visit the largest Lego store in the world.
The company sold billions of Lego bricks or pieces in 2015 and in the first half of that year, LEGO became the world’s largest toy company by revenue. The company is currently the second largest toy company in the world by revenue behind Mattel. Lego toys are so popular that there are billions of them around the world. Here are a few facts about the famous building bricks:
- The second largest LEGO store in the world is in New York.
- Every person on earth owns on average 86 Lego bricks.
- The new LEGO store in London has 1.7 million Lego bricks, which are part of the Big Ben, the London Underground tube model and the other structure found in the store.
- The LEGO bricks sold in one year can circle the world five times.