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POLICY EC NR

The acceptability of proposals for non-retail uses at ground floor level within shopping centres will be determined having regard to:

  1. The relationship of the proposal to other existing or approved non-retail uses within the centre,
  2. The affect upon the primary retail function of the centre, either individually or in combination with other non-retail uses,
  3. The nature of the shop front and window display that would be introduced,
  4. Whether, and for what period of time, the premises has been genuinely marketed for retail use,
  5. The likelihood of the unit remaining vacant for a significant period of time,
  6. The location of the site and/or unit relative to the established primary shopping area and important shop units, and
  7. The overall impact upon the vitality, viability and attractiveness of the centre.

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