Tag: COVID19

COVID19 can reshape cities for the better

Whisper it softly, but COVID19 might have helped our cities evolve and change for the better. The immediate impact has been devastating for city centre businesses. But maybe these catastrophic events will lead to a different way forward. COVID19 can reshape cities for the better. It is not like everything was great for city centres…
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We are still in rescue stage.

The next stage of emerging from Lockdown has taken place. Pubs, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, hairdressers have reopened albeit with limited capacity and in some cases a limited offer. Many business will not be viable based on this model. We are still in rescue stage. The recovery has not yet started.   City centre…
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Re-opening the High Street is just the beginning of the changes needed…

Re-opening the High Street guidance was issued by the UK government recently and gives generalised advice for local authorities and others involved with town centre management. But what does this mean for retailers on the high street over the next few weeks. Also how will this affect the high street over the next 12-18 months,…
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What happens next?

It is Easter 2020, week 3 of Lockdown.  No one knows what happens next.  Telling the story of your City or town is important, because these are strange times, which we will not see again.  There maybe another COVID19 outbreak.  No one knows for sure.  The next pandemic may look very different to the current…
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