PR of the Week

YouGov Stat of the Week

What do home movers think of closed high street shops being turned into housing?

The high street is slowly but surely opening once again as restrictions are eased across the UK, looking radically different from pre-Covid, with many significant retail brands and household names gone for good. With each retail goliath that falls, more and more space becomes available to populate. But the question remains, what should we do with all of that space?

YouGov asked the public, “Would you approve or disapprove of closed shops on high streets being converted into housing?”





  • Strongly Approve 17% 17%
  • Somewhat Approve 37% 37%
  • Somewhat Disapprove 16% 16%
  • Strongly Disapprove 17% 17%
  • Don’t Know 12% 12%