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We visit Stokes Croft in Bristol to ask traders how business is

Footfall has dropped according to the traders we spoke to but they aren't giving up

Stokes Croft is Bristol's epicentre of counterculture and alternative nightlife and is jampacked with independent bars, clubs, shops and restaurants. But to what extent has the ongoing economic situation and cost of living impacted traders at Stokes Croft? We talked to six traders to see how business is going and the impact the cost of living crisis and high energy bills has had. Here’s what we found:

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