Full Conference Video & Presentations: The Future of UK High Streets; Sponsored by Ellandi

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This product gives you access to the recording of our webinar - including speaker discussions, presentations and Q&A.

Event Information:

This webinar will focus on UK High Streets and the role the built environment can play in revitalising towns and cities.

High streets are changing – and with the major shift to online retail towns and cities are facing their biggest ever challenge. But challenges also bring opportunities, and innovative retail solutions, placemaking, new ways of working, town/city centre living and more are all changing the way our high streets look.

This webinar will bring together some of those transforming high streets – or those with a desire to do so – with the public and private sectors sharing challenges, best practice and their future visions for their towns and cities.

Speakers include:

  • High Streets Task Force – as an integral influencer into government policy, Simon will talk about the recently announced extra £50m of funding to aid the recovery of High Streets post Covid-19. The High Streets Task Force helps England’s high streets and town centres to thrive – providing expert training, guidance and data to the people who make them.
  • Southampton City Council – Kate leads the team that is responsible for regenerating the city centre in Southampton who are renowned for putting the health of their high streets at the top of their priorities. While being renowned for their high quality partnership work with the private sector, their latest project is a £250m Leisure World development which will create over 1000 jobs.
  • AttisTowns – are a brand new development company with the mission statement of “saving the UK’s High Street” and are actively working with a host of local authorities, developers and retailers to revitalise beleaguered town centres across the country. With a host of capital investment plans in the pipeline, Paul who also Chairs the Association of International Retail, will give an overview of how the partnership works and unveil it’s long term projects.
  • Ellandi – are experts in place-based regeneration. They particularly thrive in developing and managing retail and leisure related assets. They are taking a particular interested in Blackpool and will be on hand to offer their insights into the elements that create a thriving place and how her organisation aims to help the region.