3 Apr 2007
Away from home: Exhibition on hotel development and design in London
As London’s population grows we will need even more shops to meet consumer demand. Estimates predict that spending levels in the capital will exceed retail capacity nearly two-fold by 2016. But what sort of shops do Londoners want? Can boutique sit side by side with bargain? Is high street threatened by out-of-town? And are the planners getting the balance right?