The results were compiled by strategic retail property consultancy, Harper Dennis Hobbs
(HDH) to determine the "retail health" of a shopping area.
Harper Dennis Hobbs
, the Londonbased retail analyst the report, says the findings show "small but flourishing towns and suburbs" can be viable retail locations.
The date was compiled by commercial finance experts, ABC Finance, using a 2019 report by property developer Harper Dennis Hobbs
which highlighted the worst retail locations based on vacancy rates and how available stores met local needs.
Harper Dennis Hobbs
retail consultancy marked the town down for a lack of amenities.
The amount of vacant floor space there has doubled in the past five years, said retail property consultants Harper Dennis Hobbs
who compiled the Vitality Index list.
The Byker street came in bottom of a list of 1,000 retail destinations in the 2019 Retail Vitality Rankings, published by retail consultancy Harper Dennis Hobbs
It follows the Rhondda Valley town being named Wales' worst shopping district by property advisers Harper Dennis Hobbs
earlier this year.
Shields Road in Byker, Newcastle, was said to be the "least vital" by retail property specialist Harper Dennis Hobbs
, according to the firm's 2017 Vitality Rankings of 1,000 shopping centres around the UK.
Retail specialist Harper Dennis Hobbs
' Vitality Index of 1,000 retail centres across Britain is not good reading for the Denbighshire resort, which made the bottom 50.
The retail Shields dominated 'undesirable' such as shops and Shields Road's new title was given to it by retail property specialist Harper Dennis Hobbs
in the firm's 2017 Vitality Rankings.
To confirm the success of the council`s strategy, Dudley is projected to rise 43 places upon completion of the Portersfield development in the National Retail Vitality Index, since it was last prepared by Harper Dennis Hobbs
Aldi made no comment but Harper Dennis Hobbs
retail analyst Jonathan De Mello said: "Discount retailers Lidl and Aldi have already eaten into the big four supermarkets' share as shoppers have changed their habits from buying the big weekly shop in one store.