How developers and planning authorities are responding to town centre transition Town centre retail and office vacancies are predicted to rise post-pandemic. Rule changes in August will make conversion easier than ever. How are developers and councils responding? by Josephine Smit Closed shop: Savills puts vacant retail floorspace in UK town centres at 15,000,000 sq m in 2020 ©Getty Images Sign in to continue Sign in Email address Password Stay signed in Trouble signing in? Reset password: Click here Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Call: 020 8267 8121 FREE TRIAL 14 days access to subscriber-only content Register SUBSCRIBE Prices from £395 /pa* Full access to planningresource.com for 12 months with quarterly print issues Track the latest CIL developments with our live table Easily keep up-to-date with the essential planning news, analysis, and policy amendments by having it delivered directly to you with the Planning Daily bulletin Choose a Package *For bespoke corporate packages please email email@example.com or call us on 01452 835820.