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Literature Review: Policies Adopted to Support a Healthy Retail Sector and Retail Led Regeneration and the Impact of Retail on the Regeneration of Town Centres and Local High Streets

DescriptionA review of the literature exploring what policies have been adopted to support a healthy retail sector and to undertake retail led regeneration and what impact retail has had on the regeneration of town centres and local high streets.
ISBN978 7559 7385 9
Official Print Publication DateJanuary 2009
Website Publication DateJanuary 30, 2009

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Anne Findlay and Leigh Sparks, Institute for Retail Studies, University of Stirling
ISBN 978 0 7559 7385 9 (Web only publication)
ISSN 0950 2254
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C ONTENTS

1 EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

2 INTRODUCTION AND APPROACH

3 WHAT DOES A HEALTHY/VIBRANT TOWN CENTRE OR LOCAL HIGH STREET LOOK LIKE?

4 POLICIES AND APPROACHES TO SUPPORT A HEALTHY RETAIL SECTOR IN LOCAL HIGH STREETS AND TOWN CENTRES, AND TO UNDERTAKE RETAIL LED REGENERATION
Support for town centres and retailing
Regeneration and retailing in town centres

5 THE IMPACT OF RETAIL ON THE REGENERATION OF TOWN CENTRES AND LOCAL HIGH STREETS, AND THE IMPACT ON THE WIDER COMMUNITY
Outcomes: Retail Structure
Outcomes: Employment
Outcomes: Community Impacts
Outcomes: Business Development
Outcomes: Wider Regeneration
Achieving Regeneration

6 CONCLUSIONS

7 REFERENCES

The views expressed in this report are those of the researcher and
do not necessarily represent those of the Department or Scottish Ministers.

This report is available on the Scottish Government Social Research website only
www.scotland.gov.uk/socialresearch.