REGENERATION

Good street design encourages economic wellbeing

 

A shared space street at New Road Brighton, used by cafes as well as traffic
The refurbished New Road, Brighton is used by cafes as well as traffic. The local theatre and businesses have benefited.
A newly widened pavement at Margate is sufficient for a morning coffee
A newly widened pavement at Margate is sufficient for a morning coffee

Streets can be totally refurbished, with new paving and street furniture. Or they can simply made more welcoming by reducing street clutter and creating better places for people to walk or linger. In either case business is helped.