Every Christmas millions of shoppers flood to Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City to shop for gifts, visit Santa or to grab a coffee with friends. But what does it take to prepare for the festive season at two of Europe’s biggest shopping destinations?

From thousands of deliveries to hundreds of children’s choirs, we look at the incredible numbers behind a Westfield Christmas.

2.5…  the average number of hours men will wait for their wives and girlfriends while Christmas shopping

12…  the number of people it takes to make a Zatchels boutique bag

75…  the number of languages which will be spoken by Westfield staff and visitors over Christmas

91.5…  metres of gift wrap used at Anthropologie’s store at The Village, Westfield London in one day over the festive period

150…   Westfield Presents  live bands will perform at both centres to entertain festive shoppers

696…  Extended shopping hours at Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City in December

1600…  Local children will sing with their school choirs at both centres in the lead up to Christmas

868….  miles will be walked by Westfield’s Centre Managers in December

2,009…  the number of miles from Westfield to the North Pole

2,500…  expected number of Christmas Jumpers to be worn at both centres on Save the Children’s Christmas Jumper Day

5,000…  the number of Christmas themed products available at Westfield London

7,500…  staff will be working on the busiest day at Westfield London, 21 December

9,500…  parking spaces in total at Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City

13,000…  Nando’s chickens will sell in December

27,500 … lorries will pass through the delivery bays of Westfield London and Westfield Stratford during December

40,000…  skaters expected to enjoy the rink at Westfield London

52,000…  children will visit Santa’s Grotto at both centres

800,000…  cups of coffee will be served at Westfield London over the Christmas period

203,000…  GBP for the most expensive item available at Westfield London - the Omega Tourbillon watch.

1,659,960…  the number of Christmas songs that will be played at Westfield London and Westfield Stratford City

Myf Ryan, Director of Marketing, UK & Europe said: “Christmas is a busy and exciting time at Westfield and these figures certainly paint an impressive picture of the scale of activity and festivities that our retailers, local community and shoppers are enjoying during the festive season.”