Councils ‘resistant’ to repurposing empty commercial space

By William Eichler | 20 July 2021

A think-tank has accused local authorities of being ‘resistant’ to measures that could see empty retail spaces repurposed for housing.

A new report by the Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) has revealed that before COVID 25-40% of retail space was no longer viable or needed.

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