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 study finds bookshops are vital for high street regeneration
Bookshops are playing a vital role in the recovery and regeneration of high streets in towns across the UK and Ireland, early findings from IPM research has found.
Working with the Booksellers Association of UK & Ireland (BA), IPM asked over 150 bookshop staff to gauge how bookshops bolster the community.
IPM joins forces with researchers at Sheffield Hallam University
Sheffield Hallam University has been appointed as a Partner Member of the Institute and will work with IPM on potential research collaborations with its Department of the Natural and Built Environment (NBE) and The Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research (CRESR).