Appendix 1 – Detailed methodology for amenities

Amenity type Category Sub-group
Beauty salons Day-to-day Beauty
Tanning salons Day-to-day Beauty
Tattoo studios Specialist Beauty
Adult entertainment Specialist Entertainment
Arcades Specialist Entertainment
Betting Specialist Entertainment
Bingo halls Specialist Entertainment
Casinos Specialist Entertainment
Children’s activities Specialist Entertainment
Children’s farms Specialist Entertainment
Cinemas Specialist Entertainment
Go Ape Specialist Entertainment
Go Kart Specialist Entertainment
Mini-golf Specialist Entertainment
Zoos Specialist Entertainment
Bars Specialist Food & Drink
Cafes Day-to-day Food & Drink
Cocktail bars Specialist Food & Drink
Fast food Day-to-day Food & Drink
Pubs Day-to-day Food & Drink
Restaurants Specialist Food & Drink
Wineries Specialist Food & Drink
Convenience stores Day-to-day Groceries
Food stores Day-to-day Groceries
Supermarkets Day-to-day Groceries
Arts and crafts Specialist Museums & Galleries
Historic houses Specialist Museums & Galleries
Museums Specialist Museums & Galleries
Concert halls Specialist Performing arts
Performaning arts venues Specialist Performing arts
Beauty Day-to-day Retail
Stationers Day-to-day Retail
Department stores Specialist Retail
Discount stores Day-to-day Retail
DIY Stores Day-to-day Retail
Electronics Day-to-day Retail
Fabric Day-to-day Retail
Fashion Day-to-day Retail
Florists Day-to-day Retail
Furniture Day-to-day Retail
Jewellery Day-to-day Retail
Other shops Day-to-day Retail
Pawn shops Day-to-day Retail
Photo printers/framers Day-to-day Retail
Second-hand stores Day-to-day Retail
Sports Day-to-day Retail
Golf courses Specialist Sport
Gyms Day-to-day Sport
Ice rinks Specialist Sport
Pilates studios Specialist Sport
Skiing centres Specialist Sport
Stadiums/sports clubs Day-to-day Sport
Swimming pools Day-to-day Sport
Tennis courts Specialist Sport
Leisure centres Day-to-day Sport
Yoga studios Specialist Sport

Appendix 2 – City centres typology

The cities in Figures 14 and 16 are categorised as follows:

Strong city centres – top right quadrant Moderately Strong – top left quadrant Moderately Weak – bottom right quadrant Weak city centres – bottom left quadrant
Birmingham Aldershot Blackburn Barnsley
Bournemouth Cambridge Bradford Basildon
Brighton Coventry Huddersfield Birkenhead
Bristol Exeter Ipswich Blackpool
Cardiff Liverpool Middlesbrough Burnley
Crawley Newcastle Portsmouth Chatham
Gloucester Nottingham Derby
Leeds Plymouth Doncaster
London Southampton Hull
Manchester Worthing Leicester
Milton Keynes York Luton
Norwich Mansfield
Oxford Newport
Reading Northampton
Sheffield Peterborough
Slough Preston
Swindon Southend
Telford Stoke