Book now to attend our National Rural Conference, (in association with the CCRI), in Cheltenham on 3rd & 4th September) here. The keynote speaker for the conference is the Rt Hon Lord Foster of Bath, Chair of the House of Lords Select Committee on the Rural Economy.
The buildings, which are no longer used by local authorities, include former shops, offices and business spaces. The fee comes from the cost of security, maintenance, insurance and refurbishment.
The highest concentrations of council-owned empty commercial properties were in Scotland and Wales. Empty commercial property numbers and costs, the report said, were ‘an indication of those regions, counties and towns which are especially suffering from emptying high streets’. The article is part of the Daily Mail’s Save Our High Street campaign.
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