Britain’s most ‘eco-friendly high street’ revealed

A high street in Cambridge has been crowned eco-friendliest high street in the country, according to new research.

The research by price comparison website SaveOnEnergy was based on the number of recycling hubs, vegan cafes, charging stations and other environmentally friendly facilities, which can be commonly found on the high street.

The researchers came up with an index figure for each high street and the highest score of 357 points went to Saint Andrew’s Street in Cambridge.

According to SaveOnEnergy, this high street offers consumers 64 local green spaces, 82 eateries that serve vegan options, 18 charity shops and six charging stations.

Second place with 350 points went to Bridge Street in Cardiff.

They have the highest number of charity shops at 20 and offer 12 health food stores, 14 charging stations and 15 restaurants that serve vegan options.

And in third place with 339 points was Coppergate in York, with 15 charging stations and 20 local green spaces.

Researchers claimed that Commercial Way in Woking was the least eco-friendly high street in the country, withonly two charging stations, one health food store and one recycling centre.

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Jamie Hailstone

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