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 ┬ęGetty Images
Closed shop: Savills puts vacant retail floorspace in UK town centres at 15,000,000 sq m in 2020 ┬ęGetty Images

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