Shop types consumers most want on their high street in Great Britain 2018, by region

This statistic shows the leading ten shop types which consumers want to see on their ideal high street in Great Britain (UK) in 2018, by region. The survey shows that 96 percent of Scottish respondents would like to see a bank on their high street and a further 96 percent said they would like to have a pharmacy.

Leading ten shop types which consumers want to see on their ideal high street in Great Britain (UK) in 2018, by region

LondonRest of SouthMidlands/WalesNorthScotland
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Release date

June 2018


United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 20-22, 2018

Number of respondents


Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

* The question asked in the survey was: 'Thinking about your ideal high street, which of the following types of shops would you want or not want to see on it?'

** Total number of respondents. Respondents randomly saw thirteen of the shops included in the survey, meaning that the number of respondents is dependent on each shop type.
Bank: n=1603
Post Office: n=1638
Pharmacy: n=1608
Restaurants/cafes: n=1662
Clothes shop: n=1625
Newsagent: n=1632
Homeware store: n=1679
Barber/Hairdresser: n=1656
Book store: n=1691
Coffee shop: n=1666

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