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Hume Brophy/DWF – High Street Omnibus

Two thirds of GB adults believe that the majority of high streets will not exist in 50 years.

  • Two thirds of GB adults (65%) feel that local authorities are better placed than central government to decide what is best for the future of the high street.
  • A third (34%) believe that the decline of the high street is an opportunity to help address the shortage of available housing in the UK.
  • Moreover, three quarters (76%) think landlords should be flexible in dealing with retailers in order to keep shops open on the high street.

Date Published: 30/09/2019

Categories: Consumer | GB | Public and communities | Retail & Consumer

Client: Hume Brophy/DWF


ComRes interviewed 2,050 GB adults between 9th and 10th September 2019. Data were weighted to be representative of all British adults by age, gender, region and social grade. ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules.

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