Guide to developing historic town and city centres has been published by English Heritage

A guide to developing historic town and city centres to compete with out-of-town stores while retaining their traditional character has been published by English Heritage. The report, backed by the Planning Advisory Service and the English Historic Towns Forum, explains how shops can be added to the high street and enhance the historic environment. Retail Development in Historic Areas is available, free of charge, from English Heritage Customer Services (tel) 0870 333 1181.

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