Our high streets are still the jewel in the shopping crown
Our high streets are at the heart of our communities.
And although shopping trends have changed with the increase in online sales, the high street remains the jewel in your community’s crown.
High streets have evolved to cope with the changing shopping trends and the retailers and restaurants are building on their strengths to remain the first choice for shoppers.
The expertise of the independent fashion and gift boutiques to the creme de la creme of home baking you can find in your high street.
It’s this personal interaction and sense of community that give high streets the edge over anonymous online and out of town shopping.
You can shop, eat and drink in your town centre, leave the car at home to shop local , no need to go far for the best in shopping experiences.
You can pop into the specialised boutiques, relax for a morning cuppa then treat yourself to a meal and a drink with family and friends.
High streets and town centres that are fit for the 21st century need to offer a different mix of retail, services and facilities, a different style of interaction, and a variety of experiences that are about more than shopping.
They are places where people knit together for community events and focal point for the social interaction that is the epitome of the high street.
It’s only when you walk down your local high street that you find a feeling of local pride in your town, these once flourishing streets are vying with major supermarkets to secure your business - you can help make that difference by shoping in your own high street.
Supporting the local economy and businesses makes you’re shopping experience one that benefits the economy of your home town.
They are places were people knit together for community events