The Evolution of Urban Retail - How Our Town Centres are Changing

13 March 2020

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We are sorry to announce this event has been cancelled due to current COVID-19 (Coronavirus) developments. We are working with IPF to reschedule this event later this year.

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Our town centres are changing rapidly. Once driven by high footfall, principally attracted by the draw of mass market shopping, our towns are now needing to evolve to stay attractive and relevant.


“Re-purposing” and “mixed use” are now part of everyday terminology in the town centre owners’ handbook but the delivery of such change is a complex and often costly matter. Improvements and solutions involve increasing office content, leisure and residential but how do we see this trend developing over the next decade and what will the retail element of our town centres look like in 2030?


Thanks to our speakers:

Chair: Ailish Christian-West, Head of Property, Retail Porfolio, Landsec and President, Revo


  • Lara Marrero, Principal & Strategy Director, Gensler
  • Rob Tincknell, Founding Partner, Areli


Followed by panel discussion, joined by:

  • Jeremy Collins, Property Director, Fenwicks
  • Charlie Barke, Head of Retail, Knight Frank


Delegate fees:
Members: Free
Non-members: £95 + VAT


This event is fully booked. Please contact to be added to the waiting list.