Midland high streets enjoy festive shopping boost

Shoppers in the Midlands spend more time doing their Christmas shopping than anywhere else in the country, according to a report by NCP car parks. The study also found the number of people choosing the high street to do their shopping is up on 2009.

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Top 10 cities where shoppers spend the longest time

Shoppers in Leicester spend longer than those in any other city in the country, according to a new study, averaging more than five and a half hours on the high street.

According to the report, Birmingham came third at just over four and a half hours, and Nottingham was fifth.

The Top 10 is as follows:

  • Leicester: 5 hrs 31 mins
  • Aberdeen: 4 hrs 52 mins
  • Birmingham: 4 hrs 36 mins
  • London: 4 hrs 35 mins
  • Nottingham: 4 hrs 31 mins
  • Leeds: 4 hrs 11 mins
  • Liverpool: 4 hrs 11 mins
  • Cardiff: 3 hrs 58 mins
  • Manchester: 3 hrs 56 mins
  • Brighton: 3 hrs 36 mins

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