Covid-hit high streets in England to benefit from £95m fund

Disused buildings could be turned into homes, shops and offices in 68 locations

High streets across England are due to benefit from a £95m government-funded scheme to help them recover from declining footfall and the impact of Covid-19.

As part of the high streets heritage action zone (HSHAZ) programme, delivered by Historic England, disused and dilapidated buildings will be restored into new homes, shops, workplaces and community spaces in 68 high streets across the country.

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