Make Hough lane one way traffic, shared space.use gained space to put in more trees and plants and have regular street markets. Let local artists/artisans haveuse of empty shops to encourage visitors to the town and help them start up businesses and bring in visitors that want to see the arts and crafts, that will in turn stimulate trade for cafes, boutiques etc. Include units that will encourage people, including children, to try out arts and crafts. Encourage small shops that can offer something different to the supermarkets e.g. Ethical and Wrapper free produce with bring your own bags. Trial different opening times for weekends with high street shops open longer into the evening as on the continent.
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