A Renfrewshire shopping centre has been named the best in Scotland for the second year in a row.

Researches at GlobalData revealed the top 50 shopping centres in the UK in their most recent report.

They measured requirements and data from both tenants and shoppers to give a 'comprehensive review' of the country's retail scene.

Westfield London was named best in the UK, with Westfield Stratford City and Bluewater following closely behind.

But Intu Braehead managed to come 13th in the UK, bagging them the top spot in Scotland.

It placed one entry higher than last year, marking its second year of success.

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The shopping centre was judged on its turnover, footfall, area, sales density, occupancy rate, spend per visitor and dwell times.

East Kilbride Connect: No Scottish store made the top 10.No Scottish store made the top 10.

Other centres in and around Glasgow in the top 50 included East Kilbride shopping centre at 18, Silverburn Centre at 23, and the Clyde Shopping Centre at 49.

The city centre's two establishments, Buchanan Galleries and the St Enoch Centre, failed to make the list.

Peter Beagley, centre director said: “We said when we were awarded the top spot in Scotland last year that we wouldn’t rest on our laurels. It’s pleasing to know we are continually improving the experience of people who visit us and the service to our tenants.

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“We aim to give retailers and leisure operators the best platform for them to do business and provide visitors with a great day out, offering a variety of shopping and leisure activities they can enjoy with family and friends.”