Monthly Archives: October 2012

Boot up the backside

Yet again Woodley is an example to Reading. This Greggs had queues reaching outs the door virtually all morning because crowds gathered for the car boot sale. All kinds of shops were open this morning as the footfall was there. … Continue reading

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Up market

Once again the problems of other towns is brought home to me. This is Maidenhead. The large expanse of unused floorspace at the Nicholson Centre is all that remains of a food vendor. The centre is bright and pleasant but … Continue reading

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Towns with no centre

There might be a number of things not right with Reading but my trip to Scotland last week (hence no blog post), revealed how far ahead we are from some places. This is Motherwell, where a pedestrianised 1960s  ‘town centre’ … Continue reading

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