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Last edited 12 Aug 2022
Primary shopping area definition
The National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF), published by the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government in 2021, defines a primary shopping area as a: ‘Defined area where retail development is concentrated.’
See also: Secondary Shopping Area
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