Great British High Street Award Winners Announced

The Department for Communities and Local Government have announced the winners of the 2015 Great British High Street Awards, celebrating the contribution of diverse high streets to communities across the UK. The overall winner, Bishopthorpe Road in York, was selected for its work on an ambitious community app, as well as hosting a range of new events and food festivals. High Streets Minister Marcus Jones said: “"The excitement this competition has generated with a huge level of interest from the public vote is proof that the high streets are the life and soul of towns, villages and cities across the country. "Bishy Road fully deserves their title of Britain’s best high street and I congratulate them on their good work. We’ll be sharing Bishy’s top tips with other high streets across the country to make sure others learn from their success." There were 7 categories in the 2015 Great British High Street Awards, with Bishopthorpe Road being named the ‘winner of winners’ at an award ceremony in London.

  • City Location winner: St Giles Street, Northampton
  • Town Centre winner: Rotherham
  • Market Town winner: Helmsley
  • Coastal Community winner: Amble
  • Local Centre winner: Bishy Road, York
  • Village winner: West Kilbride
  • London winner: Pitshanger Lane, Ealing

The 2015 Great British High Street Awards saw a record 230 applicants, with almost 200,000 votes cast by the public. More information about the Great British High Street campaign can be found at

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