As the lockdown in response to the Coronavirus pandemic varies across the country, Centre for Cities tracks the recovery of high streets in Britain's cities and large towns.
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Despite recent labour market improvements, aviation-reliant towns and some of the largest cities are in a fragile position
Slough, Hull and Blackpool likely to be hardest hit by benefit cuts and cost of living increases.
Restrictions on international travel have been a boon for Blackpool and Bournemouth.
While not all cities have had a prosperous summer, most places are on a clear track to recovery, says Analyst Valentine Quinio.
This report looks at the economic performance of Southampton city centre in recent years, investigates the causes of it, and sets out what this means for the future direction of policy.
Government departments are currently preparing their submissions for the Treasury’s upcoming Spending Review. Here is Centre for Cities’ key research to help inform this work.
Guilherme Rodrigues analyses the latest claimant count and job postings data and warns that some cities look particularly vulnerable as we approach the end of the furlough scheme.
Analyst Valentine Quinio explores the latest high street spend and footfall data to establish what impact England’s ‘Freedom Day’ had on consumer behaviour, and what this means for high street recovery.
Data from this month's update shows a recovery in all cities and large towns, however, significant challenges remain for places.