Turn to the business pages of any national newspaper and rarely a day passes without another story about the high street’s struggles. But Chief Executive Andrew Carter argues policymakers are failing to identify a clear economic focus to city centre regeneration strategies.
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Cities need strong economies and higher consumer spending power to provide a range of high street amenities.
City TalksCity Talks: Dr Julie Grail, Chris Brown, and Rebecca McDonald on the future of British high streets
In this episode, Dr Julie Grail, Chris Brown and Rebecca McDonald join Andrew Carter to discuss the potential of the British high street.
The launch of our latest research
This report explores the link between city economies and the strength of their high streets.
Centre for Cities' Chief Executive Andrew Carter outlines what the Government needs to know before it can boost productivity.
Last week both of the main parties set out plans to tackle the decline of the high street. While the Government’s high street fund was well covered over the bank holiday, Labour’s plans...
Addressing the underperformance of big cities and city centres should be at the top of Andrea Leadsom’s priorities to deal with the UK’s lagging productivity.
City HorizonsCity Horizons: Britain beyond Brexit
In our July 2019 City Horizons event, speakers discussed their new book, 'Britain Beyond Brexit'
For the first time in British history a directly elected mayor has become Prime Minister – what might this mean for cities?