About Us


Notonthehighstreet.com is the UK’s leading curated online marketplace; we connect the nation’s best small creative businesses with shoppers who increasingly demand higher quality, unique products, made with care at a small scale. By choosing to support these businesses, our customers contribute to a thriving community of creative talent across the UK.

Shopping with notonthehighstreet.com is an opportunity for customers to be a conscious consumer, bringing human values back into retail and enabling the things they buy to say something about who they are. Founded in 2006 by Holly Tucker MBE and Sophie Cornish MBE, the brand has experienced exceptional growth with gross sales (TTV) in 2016 reaching £158 million and delivering a compound growth rate of 135% since launch.

Under the leadership of CEO Simon Belsham, there is renewed energy and focus on building a brand that will captivate customers for decades to come by supporting Partners’ growth and innovation. With a team of over 200 at its headquarters in Richmond, South West London (affectionately known as Silicon Upon Thames), notonthehighstreet.com is chaired by retail veteran Darren Shapland and backed by media and technology company, Hubert Burda Media and venture capitalists including Index Ventures, Industry Ventures and Eight Roads Ventures.