Could hotels save UK high streets?

By Andy Jansons, the managing director of Jansons Property

The decline of Britain’s high streets has been an all-too-common story in the media over the past decade, with boarded-up storefronts occupying a space once central to the heart and soul of a city, town or village. Bill Grimsey’s 2018 review in The Independent warned that 100,000 shops could stand empty within a decade, and by July 2021, the BBC reported that nearly one in five units were empty in shopping centres. 

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