The UK has many long established town and city centers. In many
cases they are historic and some have been established since medieval
times. The planning regime in the main is tightly controlled to
preserve the fabric and commercial vitality of these towns and cities.
The pattern and infrastructure after much development and regeneration
in the 1980s is now well established. This provides an opportunity
to invest in these locations with minimum risk but with opportunities
to enhance value through aggressive asset management and investment