• AWARD CATEGORIES

    CHAMPION HIGH STREETS

    • The UK’s best high streets with exceptionally strong local communities who are leading the way to the high streets of the future.
    • Communities should be providing exemplary customer experience, be successfully transforming for the future through new technologies and digital connectivity, have excellent sustainability and environment programmes, and revolutionary innovative initiatives demonstrating fresh thinking and challenging convention.

    RISING STAR HIGH STREETS

    • Those up and coming local communities who are on their way to transforming for the future.
    • Although they face challenges, they are putting in the hard work and commitment to overcome barriers and evolve into a strong high street community.
    • Communities should be in the process of providing strong customer experience, planning for transforming for the future through new technologies and digital connectivity, have some sustainability and environment programmes, and show innovative fresh thinking to challenge convention.
  • Champion
    Rising Star
  • Eligible organisations include Business Improvement Districts, Local Authorities, Town Teams, Community Groups, Trading Associations and groups of five or more Independent Businesses.
    An Independent Business is defined as any business that has four or less stores nationwide or internationally.