Footfall across the UK rose last week as London and the Southeast posted strong increases in visitor numbers.
In the week to March 30 footfall across the UK rose 2.1% year-on-year, increasing 6.6% week-on-week, according to figures shared exclusively with Drapers from Springboard Index.
Retail parks fared the best recording a 4.4% year-on-year rise. Shopping centres also delivered strong growth with a 3.9% rise as high streets reported a 0.3% hike.
The East delivered the strongest growth over the week with footfall up 9.1%. The Southeast and Greater London also posted positive growth with footfall rising 5.5% and 5.3% respectively. Northern Ireland and Scotland however both reported declines for the week with footfall dropping 4.1% and 3.3% respectively.
Yearly figures were however down when comparing the week to March 29 with total footfall down 0.7% as the fall of Easter skewed the comparisons.