Gardner Street in the North Laine has been short-listed as one of Britain’s best shopping streets.
Along with 19 other streets, Gardner Street will compete for the title of Best Shopping Street in the UK in the Google Street View Awards.
The list includes Market Place in Kingston, Buchanan Street in Glasgow and Milsom Street in Bath.
The streets have been nominated by members of the public and will be scored on the strength of their offer in terms of range of shopping options. From independents to chains the shopping streets will be required to cover a range of merchandise types and a price brackets.
Jane Hamilton, Consumer Editor of The Sun commented: “Despite the downturn, shopping is still Brits national past time. And as the shortlist shows, tough times have made retailers even more innovative in getting consumers through the door.The sheer range and variety of shops on show on the shortlist prove we’re not just a nation of shopkeepers – but a nation of serious shoppers too.”
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