Town centres reimagined

By Richard Sterling | 20 October 2021

New approaches to town centre regeneration offer inspiration in the age of levelling up. We are in the midst of a ‘once-in-a-generation’ process of renewing the high street that will see lasting change with local landscapes.

How local authorities navigate this often complex process is the clever bit as it is not a one-size-fits-all approach. Willmott Dixon looked at this over the summer with its Brilliant Buildings: Reimagining Town Centres, which analyses the many strategies now being deployed. One of the strongest messages to emerge is this: no one is better placed to regenerate a high street than those who run it.

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