The 12 Urban Myths of Christmas

In the lead-up to Christmas, we've debunked some of the biggest myths surrounding urban economic growth. From the power of buying local to the miracle of a manufacturing renaissance, our evidence reveals the fact behind the fiction.

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The 12 Urban Myths of Christmas
Myth #4: Cheap land is an asset for city economies

Anthony Breach

Should cheap land be on cities’ wishlist to Santa? Yonder peasant, who is he? Where and what his dwelling? Sire, he lives a good league hence, Underneath the mountain Right against the...

Blog Post 16 Dec 2018
The 12 Urban Myths of Christmas
Myth #1: All high streets are struggling

Rebecca McDonald

It’s easy to think all high streets are in crisis. Headlines constantly broadcast the struggles of big brands and the blight of boarded-up shops, and now even John Lewis has issued a profit...

Blog Post 13 Dec 2018