A Sussex town has been revealed as being the spot with the most charity shops in the UK.

Eastbourne, and specifically its BN21 postcode, was found to have a total of 35 charity shops in its area.

As a whole, the Sussex region featured a few times in the top 10 list, and it was in fact another Sussxe spot that was in second place.

Hove's BN3 postcode was found to have 33 charity shops, whilst Brighton also featured in joint-eighth place at 27 charity shops in the BN1 postcode.

The research was conducted by ukphonebook.com which analysed over four million data points to discover which regions in the UK have the most charity shops.,

The Argus: Terminus Road in Eastbourne has a few charity shops located on itTerminus Road in Eastbourne has a few charity shops located on it (Image: Google Streetview)

Sussex found to be plentiful for charity shops

Eastbourne is described as a "haven for discount shoppers" by ukphonebook.com, with the majority of charity shops in the BN21 postcode area being located along Terminus Road.

Grove Road, which is not too far of a walk away from Terminus Road, also has a few located on it.

Meanwhile, a fair few of Hove's charity shops can be found on the stretch of Blatchington Road.

The top 10 places for charity shops in the UK were as follows:

1. Eastbourne (BN21) - 35

2. Hove (BN3) - 33

3. Preston (PR1) - 30

4. Northampton (NN1) - 29

4= Exeter (EX4) - 29

4= Sherwood region (NG5) - 29

7. Tunbridge Wells (TN1) - 28

8= Chorley (PR7) - 27

8= Brighton (BN1) - 27

10. Derby (DE1) - 26

Robin Osterley, Chief Executive of the Charity Retail Association (CRA), said: “Charity shops play a vital role in attracting footfall to local high streets, such as Eastbourne, by maintaining a bricks-and-mortar presence in a rapidly changing retail landscape.  

“By offering an affordable and varied shopping experience, charity shops can appeal to a wide range of people, including younger shoppers.”