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In pictures: What pedestrianisation inspiration can Oxford Street take from the world’s best high streets?

2021-10-06T06:00:00+01:00By Mark Faithfull

With on-off discussions about making Oxford Street partially or fully pedestrian seemingly endless, Retail Week looks at some of the international locations that have adopted people-first approaches and what it could mean for London’s West End.

What will retail property look like in 2030?

Retail Property 2030

Declining footfall, spiralling business rates and the unstoppable growth of ecommerce have put the UK’s high streets and shopping centres in crisis.

We’re now at a tipping point and dramatic change needs to happen to prevent some town centres becoming ghost towns.

In this long read, we set out a vision of what retail property will look like in 2030.

Read the report