The push for a revitalized city through #StreetMarkets via @juliandobson

The push for a revitalized city through #StreetMarkets via @juliandobson

Bury’s planners, it would seem, like planners across the UK, have swallowed the myth of ‘retail-led regeneration’, imagining that shiny new shopping centres will revive their towns. In the process the traditional markets are often left behind, physically distanced from the new developments and reduced to either a throwback to a bygone age or a curiosity, providing a retail diversion for people with plenty of disposable income and time on their hands.

Full article: http://sustainablecitiescollective.com/juliandobson/10745...

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