You may be interested in these documents if you want to understand the evidence that shaped the retail policies within the Core Strategy.
The Quantitative Retail Needs Update Report 2010 sets out the need for additional retail floorspace
in convenience and comparison retailing up to 2027
Three independent retail studies were prepared for Cheetham Hill, Levenshulme and Chorlton in 2009, which examined the role of multiple and independent retailers within these centres.
These were called:
- Manchester Independent Retail Study – Cheetham Hill Report
- Manchester Independent Retail Study – Levenshulme report
- Manchester Independent Retail Study – Chorlton