Estate agents shutting up shop on Britain’s high streets

There were 143 closures of estate agency branches in the first half of this year, says a new study of Britain’s high streets by PwC and the Local Data Company.

However 43 new branches opened, leaving a net balance of 100 losses.

The study looked at only 500 high streets.

Fashion shops accounted for the most closures, followed by restaurants, estate agents and pubs.

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  1. J1

    Must have been lousy restaurants

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  2. Woodentop

    Charity shops for the most opened!

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  3. Property Pundit

    Around £1m of lost turnover for Rightmove. What a shame.

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