City centre footfall rose in Swansea while the city council implemented its free bus policy, but there wasn’t much change in city centre spending.
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The Levelling Up White Paper aims to have a globally competitive city in “every area” by 2030. International comparisons suggest that this is a very ambitious target.
Analysis from our High Streets Recovery Tracker on how people react when remote-working guidance is lifted, and what that tells us about what to expect next.
Cosmetic interventions alone will not revitalise our high streets. To truly level up, the onus must be placed on making city centres better places to do business, in turn boosting footfall and consumer demand.
The indicators and datasets in the white paper show the challenges of tracking levelling up in near real time, but it is ambiguous about the how to measure the progress across different places
Not all high streets have been evenly affected by Covid-19, Cambridge and Mansfield serve as telling examples.
City MinutesCity Minutes: Will the Government’s plan level up the UK?
Director of Policy and Research Paul Swinney assesses the long-awaited Levelling Up White Paper
Yesterday’s white paper is good in its intentions, but falls down on its longer-term vision and funding to support this
Cities Outlook 2022 welcomed some of the country’s most prominent local leaders to reflect on the recovery of their high streets and city centres through various lenses
How have two years and three lockdowns changed our shopping habits, and what does this mean for the future of our city and town centres?