It is fantastic that so many people are passionate about high streets, and over the past few years there have been many pieces of research and reports commissioned that are adding to the debate to ensure that they are sustainable and vibrant.
On this page you will find recent reports from the Future High Streets Forum and other items that you may find of interest. This is by no means a definitive collection, but over the next few weeks and months we will continue to add more reports and research.
|Timpson Review (PDF)||View|
|High streets and town centres in 2030: response to the Select Committee report||View|
|Centre for Cities, 2019, High streets and town centres in 2030||View|
|ONS, 2019, High Streets in Great Britain||View|
|Select Committee report, 2019||View|
|Our plan for the high street, 2018||View|
|Revitalising town centres, 2018||View|
|Successful Town Centres – Developing Effective Strategies (PDF)||View|
|Successful Town Centres: Annex: A – Town Centre ‘Personality’ Test (PDF)||View|
|Successful Town Centres: Annexes: C, D, E, F – Indicators Toolkit (PDF)||View|
|Strategic Management for Sustainable High Street Recovery (PDF)||View|
|Traditional or Experiential Places?
Exploring research needs and practitioner challenges in the management of town centres beyond the economic crisis (PDF)
|Beyond Retail: Redefining the shape and purpose of town centres (PDF)||View|
|British High Streets: from Crisis to Recovery? (PDF)||View|
|The Customer Experience of Town Centres: Loughborough University (PDF)||View|
|High Street Performance and Evolution: University of Southampton, July 2014 (PDF)||View|
|In-Town Parking: What Works? Innovative Practices in Parking Provision. Featuring case studies from the UK and USA. (PDF)||View|
|Business In The Community "Future High Streets" highlights some excellent examples of business-led partnerships and locally active store managers||View|
|The British Retail Consortium’s "21st Century High Street"||View|
The digital revolution is unstoppable and high streets must evolve and adapt to keep up with it. The Digital High Street Report 2020 details how private, public and third-sector collaboration will future-proof high streets by using digital technology to generate billions of pounds of additional revenue.