England: Rise in Number of Businesses Occupying Listed Buildings

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A new report published today by Historic England on behalf of the Historic Environment Forum, has revealed that businesses, big and small, are choosing to trade from listed buildings. Research carried out for Heritage Counts in 50 cities and town centres in England shows that the number of listed buildings occupied by a business has increased by 18% since 2012, from 10,465 to 12,353. When applied to all towns and cities, estimates suggest that there are now approximately 142,000 businesses operating in listed buildings across England.

Read the full article at Historic England.

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