Best Small Shops competition winners photo

The Best Small Shops Competition celebrates the commitment and creativity of entrepreneurial independent retailers on the UK's High Streets and the central role they play in building local communities.

Best Small ShopsIn the current retail landscape many corporate retailers are struggling, but independent retailers have the opportunity to fill this gap by offering customers specialist knowledge, products and customer service. The Best Small Shops competition is a chance to celebrate this unique industry and show customers what makes small shops so special.

Entries for the 2018 competition are now closed

25 of the most impressive applications from the 2018 entries will be shortlisted and invited to attend the Best Small Shops reception in Autumn 2018.

Businesses will be contacted via post / email by the end of September if they have been selected for the shortlist.