What's getting worse about the UK high street?
Reasons high street shopping is declining according to consumers in the UK 2015
This statistic presents the leading reasons for high street shopping becoming worse in the United Kingdom according to consumers in 2015. Parking was the leading complaint, with 45 percent of survey respondents claiming parking on UK high streets is getting worse. High streets being too busy and queues too long was the second most common complaint, followed by 28 percent who said it was more expensive to shop in-store on the high street than online.
What's getting worse about the UK high street?
Share of respondents
Parking45%
Too busy/too many people/queues too long30%
More expensive than online shopping28%
Too many chains/not enough independent stores27%
Stores all look the same/lack of character26%
Customer service19%
Shopping experience18%
Too noisy17%
Staff knowledge17%
Less value16%
Personal service14%
Too many sales12%
It's no longer therapeutic11%
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Reasons high street shopping is declining according to consumers in the UK 2015
This statistic presents the leading reasons for high street shopping becoming worse in the United Kingdom according to consumers in 2015. Parking was the leading complaint, with 45 percent of survey respondents claiming parking on UK high streets is getting worse. High streets being too busy and queues too long was the second most common complaint, followed by 28 percent who said it was more expensive to shop in-store on the high street than online.
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