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Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 17th October 2019.

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Photo of Leonie Cooper Leonie Cooper Labour

Can you break this down the number of shops closed since 2010 by high street and borough?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

As part of my forthcoming Good Growth by Design (GGbD) guidance called High Streets – Adaptive Strategies my Regeneration and Intelligence teams are working together with industry representatives and my Mayor’s Design Advocates, to understand existing challenges and opportunities for high streets and town centres.

My City Intelligence Unit is securing access to the most recent data from the Local Data Company to record the classification of each shop (which includes vacant units) and will make sure this question is addressed as part of our programme of work.