Release date: Wednesday 29th April

The current COVID 19 situation is still changing day by day, and Wireless Social will begin to publish daily footfall data here on our website to keep you and your business abreast of the changes.

We are in an unknown landscape and having relevant data and insights that give context to what is happening, has never been more important. We have the ability to provide hospitality intelligence, and the reports you can see below are an example of the knowledge we can support your business with.

  1. Daily Footfall in the UK compared to the February average
  2. Daily Footfall in London compared to February average
  3. Sunday footfall in London compared to February average

Release date: Sunday 22nd March

We have taken an aggregated look at footfall in over 800 venues nationally, focusing mainly on our major cities.

Yesterday showed a 94% fall in footfall compared with the same day last year. Looking at the last 7 days there is a 69% fall compared to the same 7 days last year.

Note: the small footfall that we’re seeing is now likely to be people clearing down, or working from within venues.

Release date: Saturday 21st March

We have taken an aggregated look at footfall in over 800 venues nationally, focusing mainly on our major cities.

Yesterday showed a 80% fall in footfall compared with the same day last year. Looking at the last 7 days there is a 58% fall compared to the same 7 days last year.

We have extended the reports to now include a breakdown of the industry segments, a more detailed look at London, and areas outside of the major cities.

Release date: Friday 20th March

We have taken an aggregated look at footfall in over 800 venues nationally, focusing mainly on our major cities.

Yesterday showed a 74% fall in footfall compared with the same day last year. Looking at the last 7 days there is a 50% fall compared to the same 7 days last year.

We have extended the reports to now include a breakdown of the industry segments, a more detailed look at London, and areas outside of the major cities.

Release date: Thursday 19th March

We have taken an aggregated look at footfall in over 800 venues nationally, focusing mainly on our major cities.

Yesterday showed a 69% fall in footfall compared with the same day last year. Looking at the last 7 days there is a 43% fall compared to the same 7 days last year.

We have extended the reports to now include a breakdown of the industry segments, a more detailed look at London, and areas outside of the major cities.

Release date: Wednesday 18th March

We have taken an aggregated look at footfall in over 800 venues nationally, focusing mainly on our major cities.

Yesterday showed a 58% fall in footfall compared with the same day last year. Looking at the last 7 days there is a 37% fall compared to the same 7 days last year.

Release date: Tuesday 17th March

We have taken an aggregated look at footfall in over 800 venues nationally, focusing mainly on our major cities.

Yesterday showed a 45% fall in footfall compared with the same day last year. Looking at the last 7 days there is a 33% fall compared to the same 7 days last year.

Release date: Monday 16th March

We have taken an aggregated look at footfall in over 800 venues nationally, focusing mainly on our major cities.

Yesterday showed a 44% fall in footfall compared with the same day last year. Looking at the last 7 days there is a 28% fall compared to the same 7 days last year.

Release date: Sunday 15th March

We have taken an aggregated look at footfall in over 800 venues nationally, focusing mainly on our major cities.

Yesterday showed a 37% fall in footfall compared with the same day last year. Looking at the last 7 days there is a 25% fall compared to the same 7 days last year.

In support of the sector, the reports and data collected so far has been shared with UKHospitality and have been included in a letter to the Chancellor to request more support from Government.

The snapshot below details the decline in footfall over recent days.

Release date: Saturday 14th March

We have taken an aggregated look at footfall in over 800 venues nationally, focusing mainly on our major cities.

Yesterday showed a 29% fall in footfall compared with the same day last year.  Looking at the last 7 days there is a 22% fall compared to the same 7 days last year.

The snapshot below details the decline in footfall over recent days.

Release date: Friday 13th March

Following on from the report we issued yesterday demonstrating the immediate impact of COVID-19 across the hospitality industry, we have published today’s figures and we will continue to do so over the coming weeks to ensure that our customers are kept fully up-to-date.

We have taken an aggregated look at footfall in over 800 venues nationally, focusing mainly on our major cities.

Yesterday showed a 24% fall in footfall compared with the same day last year.  Looking at the last 7 days there is a 20% fall compared to the same 7 days last year.

The snapshot below details the decline in footfall over recent days.

Release date: Thursday 12th March

In a bid to demonstrate the immediate impact of COVID-19 across the hospitality industry, we have taken an aggregated look at footfall in over 800 venues nationally, focusing mainly on our major cities. A Channel 4 News program (airing at 730pm), featuring Julian Ross, Wireless Social CEO, will cover this topic this evening using the attached data in a bid to highlight the impact on our restaurants and bars and the need for an urgent government response.

As of today, we are seeing -26% like for like decline in footfall across the UK and with impending ‘social distancing’ measures, it is only likely to get worse.

The budget has not recognised larger operators and the huge number of people they support. Our data clearly shows that our entire sector is at risk with significant concern for our workforce.
From today, we will be launching a campaign to help share the data we are gathering in response to COVID-19. Specifically, we will be monitoring and sharing footfall numbers across key cities / regions throughout the UK. We will be posting the updates on our LinkedIn page.

The snapshot below details the decline in footfall over recent days.