New research finds that cities with a combination of both scientific and creative industries are often the most innovative.
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The lockdown will likely accelerate the decline of the high street in some places. A focused, long-term effort is required to help them recover and thrive again.
Visits to city-centres have fallen substantially. How has coronavirus affected those travelling to city-centres for leisure activities? Lahari Ramuni uses anonymised and aggregated mobile phone data to find out.
New data reveals how people who regularly travel into city centres modified their behaviour as the coronavirus crisis unfolded and how this varied between cities.
A recent study by Centre for Cities, commissioned by Connected Places Catapult, analysed which of Great Britain’s 62 cities and largest towns have the most potential to harness extra public R&D funding and convert it into wider local economic growth – helping level up the whole UK.
General Election 2019What should the new government do to help our high streets and city centres?
Not all high streets are struggling — those that are thriving are doing so because they function well as places of work. For this reason, policies to address the decline of high streets must also address the underlying economic causes if they are to be success.
What’s so special about days and nights out in London? Lahari Ramuni explains that the city is a fun place to visit and to live because it’s a great place for work, not the other way round.
This report explores the link between city economies and the strength of their high streets.
What role does 'place' have when developing a local industrial strategy?