Inflation, the cost of living crisis and pandemic recovery means times are tough for the UK’s high streets, but some places are faring better than others. Join us for this panel discussion exploring what makes a successful high street, how the nature of the high street is changing and the policy interventions that can help high streets to thrive.
John Stevenson MP, Chair, Northern Research Group & Key Cities APPG
Councillor Abi Brown, former Leader, Stoke-on-Trent City Council, Deputy Chairman, LGA Board and Chairman, LGA Improvement and Innovation Board
Dr Lucy Montague, Manchester Metropolitan University
Matt Colledge, Executive Director, High Streets Taskforce, Fellow, Institute of Place Management and former Leader, Trafford Council
This event is kindly sponsored by Manchester Metropolitan University.