Picturing High Streets

A three-year project commissioned by Historic England and led by Photoworks.

  • Take Part

    As part of a three-year project led by Photoworks to create a contemporary picture of England’s high streets, we are asking for your photos.

  • Picturing Bradford

    Photographs shared by the public, telling the stories behind Bradford’s shopfronts, are being exhibited across the city centre from 28 July.

  • Bus Stop Stories

    Historic England, Clear Channel and Photoworks are partnering on a national call-out that celebrates the humble bus shelter.

  • Picturing Norwich

    We invited people to share their photographs of Norwich’s high streets for a chance to win a place in a major exhibition at The Forum, Norwich.

  • Picturing High Streets Collection 

    Chosen from thousands of images, this collection of more than 60 reveal just some of the stories behind our shopfronts.

  • Photographers in Residence

    Meet the six artists, selected via open call, undertaking residencies at six high street locations across England.

Supported by

HM Government
Heritage Fund logo
Arts Council
Format Quad
Impressions Gallery
Open Eye Gallery
The Photographers' Gallery
The Photographic Collections Network
University of the Arts London
Clear Channel logo