Independent report

The Portas review: the future of our high streets

Report from the independent review of high streets and town centres by Mary Portas.



This report sets out Mary Portas’ view on what has led to the decline of our high streets. It:

  • describes her vision for the future to breathe economic and community life back into our high streets and town centres
  • makes recommendations on how to deliver that vision by getting town centres to run like businesses and getting the basics right to allow businesses to flourish