Pitshanger Lane wins British High Street award
by Lucy Purdy Thu 25 February 2016, 10:21 am
Pitshanger Lane in Ealing has been declared winner of the London category in The Great British High Street awards.
The government-funded awards support those working to revive, adapt and diversify high streets.
Of the colourful street which boasts a strong community atmosphere, judges said: “After a truly impressive campaign to galvanise the local vote, Pitshanger is the deserving winner of the London category.
“With its great community spirit, social media campaign and a commitment to supporting local retailers, Pitshanger delighted our judges.”
Traders and residents alike celebrated the win, following a campaign led by Pitshanger Village Traders Association.
Pitshanger triumphed over competition from Raynes Park High Street in Merton and Roman Road in Tower Hamlets to win first place.