These data represent the composition and vacancy rates of retail centres in 2009 and 2014. They were created using two extracts supplied by the Local Data Company (LDC); with the centres defined by the retail cores contained within the DCLG State of the Cities Report

  • Contents

    • readme.txt: Information
    • metadata.xml: Metadata
    • tables: Folder containing the csv files
      • TC09%.csv - 2009 LDC Retail Premises
      • TC14%.csv - 2014 LDC Retail Premises
    • variables.txt: Variable definitions
  • Citation and Copyright The following attribution statements must be used to acknowledge copyright and source in use of these datasets: Data from the Local Data Company; Data analysis by the ESRC Consumer Data Research Centre.

  • Funding Funded by: Economic and Social Research Council ES/L011840/1

  • Other Information Records may be missing in both 2009 and 2014 data as LDC have expanded their survey coverage over time; and, retail centres may not be appropriately delineated through the DCLG definitions.

Data and Resources

Additional Info

Field Value
Product CDRC Retail Centres and Catchments
Date Range 2009 and 2014
Data Collector Local Data Company
Geographical Scales Retail Centre
Analytical Units Retail Centre
Data Kind Location
Bounding box England, Wales
Nation England, Wales
Source Centroids of Retail Centre Locations (DCLG Definition)
Creator Consumer Data Research Centre
Creator Email
Publisher Consumer Data Research Centre
Publisher Email
Publication Year 2015
DOI 10.20390/prepostrec2015
Maintainer Consumer Data Research Centre
Maintainer Email