MP Brandon Lewis, the minister for local government presented Deal with the Daily Telegraph's High Street of the Year award
Deal played host to MP Brandon Lewis, the minister for local government today who came to present the town with a certificate for the High Street of the Year award.
Mr Lewis was joined by Charlie Elphicke, MP for Deal and Dover, Mayor of Deal Marlene Burnham and the Deal Town Team.
Mr Lewis said: "There's a really good mix of shops, niche, independent shops.
Local government minister Brandon Lewis presents Deal High Street with its award
"It's really impressive all these different groups coming together, not just the council but the whole community coming together that's what's so good about it."
Crowds of people also gathered in the high street to watch the presentation and see the new banner which was contributed to by a number of traders.
Esme Chilton of the Deal Town team with Brandon Lewis on a tour of the high street
The Deal Town Team then took Mr Lewis on a tour of the High Street, showcasing the many different businesses and shops in the town.
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