Key find­ings from the Boots Cor­ner re­port

Gloucestershire Echo - - NEWS -

» 6 per cent feel that the trial has positively im­pacted their access.

» 6 per cent feel that the trial has positively im­pacted their cus­tomers.

» 3 per cent feel that the trial has positively im­pacted their staff.

» 0 per cent feel that the trial has positively im­pacted their sup­pli­ers.

» 6 per cent feel that the trial has positively im­pacted their foot­fall.

» 26 per cent of busi­nesses are re­port­ing a de­creased foot­fall in com­par­i­son to other out­lets in their or­gan­i­sa­tion.

» 52 per cent of busi­nesses are re­port­ing a de­crease in turnover due to the trial.

» 31 per cent of busi­nesses would like to see Boots Cor­ner re­opened and the trial stopped.

» 28 per cent of busi­nesses would like proper al­ter­na­tive traf­fic calm­ing mea­sures.

» 11 per cent of busi­nesses would like park­ing im­prove­ments, such as 30 min­utes free park­ing in Mont­pel­lier, free park­ing after 6pm, bet­ter sig­nage and more dis­abled spa­ces.

» The re­port said com­ments in­clude a call for “un­bi­ased data and truth­ful com­ment”.

The BID is con­cerned about the ef­fects that the trial is hav­ing on some of our busi­nesses

Ke­van Black­ad­der

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