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.

Pitshanger traders and leader of the council Julian Bell (centre with "heart" bag)

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.

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