High Street, or the High Street (often abbreviated to High St), is the generic name (and frequently the official name) of the primary business street of towns or cities in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It is usually a focal point for shops and retailers in the city centre, and is most often used in reference to retailing. The equivalent in the United States and Canada is Main Street, a term also used in smaller towns and villages in Scotland.
High Street is a fell in the English Lake District. At 828 metres (2,718 ft), its summit is the highest point in the far eastern part of the national park. The fell is named after the Roman road which ran over the summit on its journey between the forts of Brocavum near Penrith and Galava at Ambleside.
High Street is one of the main thoroughfares and shopping areas in the city centre of Sheffield in South Yorkshire, England, located at the approximate grid reference of . High Street starts at the Commercial Street, Fitzalan Square and Haymarket junction and runs for approximately 400 metres west to conclude near the Sheffield Cathedral where it forms a Y-junction with Fargate and Church Street. High Street has the traditional wide variety of shops, financial institutions and eating places which are associated with any British town centre.