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Survey: Help us understand the health of the high street in Cambridge

Petty Cury in Cambridge. Picture: Keith Heppell
Petty Cury in Cambridge. Picture: Keith Heppell

Footfall in key Cambridge streets was 4.9 per cent down in December 2018 compared to the previous year, the Cambridge Business Improvement District (BID) has told the Cambridge Independent.

Amid a challenging high street environment, two outlets have already closed this month - Strada in Trinity Street and Steamer Trading Cookshop in Market Hill - and Ecco Shoes in Green Street is set to shut its doors too.

Traders say changing consumer behaviour prompted by online competitors, who typically do not face the same rents and overheads, is a key factor, with parking prices, congested streets and Brexit also blamed.

But how have your shopping habits changed? Take our quick survey and help us understand the picture in Cambridge.

Look out for the results and analysis in the Cambridge Independent.

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