Shut up shop
Marks and Spencer is the latest store to quit the High Street with Maplin next to go. We have seen over a dozen stores leave in the past eighteen months including recently Top Shop, Starbucks, and Putney Cycles. Increasingly the once vibrant High Street is now a place of boarded former shops - flyposted and rubbish strewn.
Wandsworth Council leads us to believe that the regeneration of high streets is a priority and local Tory councillors have been working to improve our very own. Evidence says not hard enough.