The Guardian: Seaside towns must reinvent themselves or risk going under


Our Director, Matt Smith, writes for The Guardian about our latest report From ebb to flow: how entrepreneurs can turn the tide for seaside towns.

This week the Centre for Entrepreneurs published a new report entitled, From ebb to flow: how entrepreneurs can turn the tide for Britain’s seaside towns. In it, we suggest that unless seaside towns reinvent themselves and find new relevance, they will continue to fall behind the rest of the country. A passive reliance on tourism is not enough to revive seaside towns and overcome their challenges – what’s needed is a transformation in the way the towns view themselves, and how they attract entrepreneurs and visitors alike.

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