Pesky Pickles is at it again. In the same month as Mary Portas published her ‘think piece’ following the two year anniversary of The Portas Review, Ol’ Eric approved an out of town Retail Park in South Northamptonshire.
So, does this mean that the Government aren’t committed to their town centre first policy directive? Is the High Street dead in the eyes of national retailers? Or, does it mean that Local Authorities have to do more to encourage investment into the town centre?