High Street re-generation & masterplanning

Activate were recently instructed by a local authority on part of their town centre regeneration strategy, including re-purposing vacant space to include the relocation of the town centre market. The next stage will see a detailed viability study including financial forecasts, layouts and design options, building on previously completed customer research, trader consultations and competitor benchmarking.

Activate were recently instructed by U+I to provide¬†a feasibility study of a potential mixed-use scheme. This included researching current local retail and leisure provision and analysis of the viability of potential options for the site. Initial evaluation concluded that a mixed use, independent-led solution, including a food hall community hub would meet the Council’s regeneration objectives.

Advising the local authority on the relocation of Chester Market into the new Northgate scheme, including business planning, lettings strategy, trader application process and expert witness at the CPO inquiry. Previously successfully reinvigorated existing market through marketing and events which increased footfall by 50%.