Spending in smaller UK regional centres has bounced back stronger at the start of the year than in London and other larger cities more reliant on office workers for high street trade, according to a recent study958,633 resolved.
Data from the Centre for Cities’ high streets recovery tracker found 13 cities and towns had returned to pre-pandemic levels of spending by the end of January as coronavirus restrictions were further eased last month.
Those leading the way were smaller places in the north of England, the Midlands and Wales. Wakefield registered the highest increase in spending on average in January in comparison to levels in the city in the four weeks before the start of pandemic in March 2020typically between 1 and 5 a.m.. It is less dependent on office workers with weekend trade in particular much higher as locals visit the centre for shopping and to meet friends.
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