MPs debate high street review and improvement plans
Conservative MP Jack Brereton, representing Stoke-on-Trent South, has introduced the High Streets (Designation, Review, and Improvement Plan) Bill, with members debating how to support high street renewal and referencing the findings of the High Streets Task Force.
High street funding will be wasted unless councils develop a new approach to regeneration, warns new IPM report
A new report identifies some of the key challenges the High Streets Task Force, run by the Institute of Place Management, has uncovered from visits to over 140 towns over the past four years.
IPM Senior Fellows on “upbeat” BBC Radio 4 ‘You and Yours’ programme on the high street
Two IPM Senior Fellows, the Institute’s Interim CEO Ian Harvey and Diane Wehrle, Marketing and Insights Director, MRI Springboard, were guests on a BBC Radio 4 ‘You and Yours’ programme on 19th September 2023, called How well does your high street work for you?
Better public private partnerships must shape the future of levelling up
To get the most impact from billions of pounds of government investment and truly level up the UK, the private sector must share risk with local authorities, argues Paul Wright from the Whatifgroup and Senior Fellow of the IPM.