The key findings and policy recommendations from the REPAIR project are summarised in following publications.
End of Project Report
Orr, A M, Jackson, C, White, J T, Lawson, V, Gardner, A, Hickie, J, Stewart, J L and Richardson, R (2022) Change and Transition on the UK’s Retail High Street, Real Estate, Place Adaptation and Innovation within an integrated Retailing system: REPAIR End of Project Report, University of Glasgow, Glasgow
1. Building Usage and Ownership. Adaptation and resilience of city centres
2. Leisure and Entertainment Experiences. Reshaping city centres
3. City Centre Real Estate Markets. Changing retail practice and adaptation
4. Repurposing Vacant Space. Bringing buildings back into effective use
Engagement with Policy Process
Evidence Presented by Dr Orr on 18th May 2022 to Scottish Parliament Economy and Fair Work Select Committee Inquiry. The Committee’s report was published 25th November 2022 and is available here.
Evidence Presented by Dr Orr, Dr White and Dr Lawson on 23rd May to Glasgow City Council Planning Department.
Dr Orr was interviewed by a HM Treasury Policy Advisor on 6th June 2022 as part of the Levelling-Up and Regeneration Parliamentary Bill preparations.