Visitors in June fell by 0.9%, deeper than the previous month’s decline of -0.4 per cent. A significant decrease compared to the June 2017 growth of 0.8%. On a three-month basis, visitors fell by 1.5%, two full percentage points below the June 2017 0.5% increase.
"The drop in visitors in June, the seventh in as many months, means that we are now in in the longest period of continued footfall decline since 2015. However, with drops of less than -1% in both May and June the three month rolling average is now -1.5%, the most..."
Diane Wehrle, Marketing & Insights Director at Springboard
"June’s good weather has again resulted in a marginal year-on-year improvement in visitors across the nation’s high streets, delivering the second month of consecutive growth since November 2017. However, retail parks and shopping malls have had an altogether more..."
Helen Dickinson OBE, British Retail Consortium Chief Executive