Rather than trying to tackle re-development of shopping areas at once, divide into zones. Focusing priority on these from the square outwards, or particular streets. Get these up and running and from lessons learnt, can use in other zones to improve on. Lower rents for shops, or attact certain types of shops so a desitonation, maybe even outlets, but not retail parks, but in town centre. Attract in social services or comminity service based projects, so draw people in to use these faclities, then will use surrounfing aresa shops. Change use of shops to residential, old people homes as all they need on the doorstep. Attract students Lincoln and Nottingham, promote as commutable to London. Promote option of local currency, so spend in local shops, could be done by a proportion of council tax refunded to encouage this? Build on the music school and link up to partner with recognised muisc school and promote cultural develop, a national theartre, ballet or gallery in the corn exchange.
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