In-depth: Roads to riches

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The high street had been in decline for many years, but brokers are seeing opportunities in an increasingly resurgent and bustling sector, writes Sian Barton

The high street used to be the beating heart of UK commerce but years of headlines about its decline due to the recession and changing shopping habits have cast a dark cloud. Customers have been choosing to shop online and visit out-of-town retail parks instead. These issues and more led to the demise of brands including Wo