Invincible summer |||

The high streets of Hampstead

Flask Walk, Hampstead

The Hampstead & Highgate Express relaunches today, with digital subscriptions – support our local newspaper! – and a major feature on the future of Hampstead’s high streets.

High streets everywhere were already changing before the pandemic. Hampstead is lovely, but no exception. The pandemic has pressed the accelerator. What will we want from our high streets in a future with so many more of us working from home?

The Hampstead Neighbourhood Forum invites you to explain how your needs are changing. Survey open until 29 April.

Up next The beneficiaries of the status quo are in no rush to change If we are serious about the Paris agreement, we have to disrupt that cosy relationship between business and government. Rediscovering our animal nature
Latest posts All that jazz: The librarian’s song Sandals on their way home A short history of the Australian Flat White Cycling glove, slightly foxed Untoward occurrence at embassy poetry reading To Go to Lvov The founding of Iverson College The pot-boy’s story Prisoners of our own device How green is my valley The ghost in the shell Finding primes with q Policing protests in Glasgow Why don’t we do it in the road? The democracy of narcissism The rest is silence Bergh Apton revisited What makes a language flourish? A duty of care Crispbread economics Learning vector programming The Underground The Post Office scandal A plea for simplicity BoJo the clown Days are of two kinds Trollope What we saw in Roswell The orkestra bows out Imagine Hampstead village and South End Green with no through traffic What makes this so dangerous