Moving your 'Town Team' up the Local Economic Growth league tables....

David Marlow: I started my first blog this year on town centres (Portas Pilots...town centres facing their own War of the Worlds) with a reference to Clacton's 1952 amateur film production of the HG Wells classic. Applications for Portas Pilots include +/-five minute Youtube clips from candidates, as a contemporary equivalent. The Empty Shops Network has posted a stream of (11) 'Inspirational Portas Pilot pitches'. If government was to use YouTube viewings to determine Portas Pilot designation, then Altrincham, with 4888 views (three times more than the second most popular on ESNs posting) is in with a great chance of the award.

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here

Email: planning.support@haymarket.com

Call: 020 8267 8121

Register

FREE

  • 14 days access to subscriber-only content

Register Now

Subscribe

Prices from £299 /pa*

  • Full access to placemakingresource.com for 12 months with its weekly email news bulletin
  • News of forthcoming placemaking projects
  • Expert advice on placemaking practice
  • Bespoke corporate packages available

Choose a Package

*plus VAT