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Securing the future for Britain’s high streets and town centres

17 October 2019
What are the key challenges and how can town centres flourish in the future?

Britain’s town centres and high streets are often at the heart of people’s sense of place and local identity. Changes in global and local economies have put this under pressure, with 1 in 12 shops having closed in England and Wales in the last 5 years. With the radical global shift in how we use and relate to our local resources, it may be time to empower local authorities and communities to deliver a high street revolution.

So what are the key challenges and how can town centres flourish in the future?

DWF conducted a public survey and participated in a panel discussion on the issue at the recent Conservative Party Conference.

Download our summary below to find out about the key findings:

 

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