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.


The Portas Review: an independent review into the future of our high streets

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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
Published 13 December 2011