The Town Centre needs to be vastly improved. It looks unattractive, is not fit for a Town of this size and does not attract visitors. Bridge Street and the top end of Regent Street in particular need an overhaul. The shops should be condensed to a smaller area along Canal Walk, the Parade and Regent Street up to HMV as currently it is too spaced out with lots of empty shops along the way. The top end of Town towards the Wyvern should be redeveloped with restaurants, cafes and perhaps a museum/gallery or other attraction and flats. Parking charges need to be reviewed in order to attract visitors, e.g. 2 hours free. If the Town Centre looked better it may attract people from surrounding areas and therefore improve the local economy.
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