Primark boost is good news all round for town centre trade

Priory Meadow is now one of the most successful shopping centres in the country and has a waiting list of businesses that want to locate there. Figures just out show the centre is bucking the national trend with footfall and sales both growing at a time when many other town centre shopping centres are in […]

Hidden in plain sight – BID for town centre success

It’s easy to see the negatives but sometimes it takes someone to point out the obvious before we can see the positives. One of those positives right on our doorstep is that when it comes to the rate of vacant commercial property Hastings punches well above its weight – especially for a town recognised as […]

Consultation on the future of town centre launches in July

New leisure facilities, a purpose built theatre plus housing, open space and new retail areas are just some of the items on the wish list as Hastings Borough Council (HBC) prepares to launch a three month consultation process on its Area Action Plan (AAP) for the town centre and ‘Bohemia Quarter’. The consultation process is […]