Data: London and Southeast bounce back as rate of footfall growth jumps fourfold


Retail footfall across the UK jumped 4.1% last week, driven by surges in Greater London and the Southeast.

All retail destinations enjoyed big upticks in footfall with shopping centres faring the best, surging 7.1% on the previous week, according to the latest figures from Springboard.

High streets saw a 3.2% increase and retail parks registered gains of 2.7%, compared with the previous week. 

The data noted that all destinations across the UK last week saw “a significant acceleration” in footfall compared with previous weeks. 

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