Enter Your Town Into the Great British High Street Competition

A national competition is currently underway to find and celebrate the best high streets in the country. 

The competition is being run by the Future High Street Forum and the Association of Town and City Management. There are six separate categories in recognition of the diversity of Britain’s high streets: City Centre; Town Centre; Market Town; Coastal Community; Village and parade of shops. 

The Government’s long-term economic plan has supported local high streets with a billion pound package of investment that includes targeted business rate discounts, sensible planning changes and action tackling over-zealous parking practices.

Many high streets affected by the economy in 2008 are now thriving as a result of making changes to serve their communities in increasingly popular ways.

ACS Chief Executive James Lowman said: “We are delighted to support this competition as part of our work on the Future High Streets Forum. There are many excellent high streets across the UK and we believe that this competition will not only showcase the best, but also encourage the rest of the nation to rediscover what’s great about their local shops.”

More information about the competition can be found at www.thegreatbritishhighstreet.co.uk 

This entry was posted by Chris on Wed, 20/08/2014 - 09:00