Insight and Opinion


August 1, 2018

Day-time vs night-time footfall flows - understanding changes in the 'night owl' economy.

As LDC’s network of footfall sensors continues to grow, it’s revealing ever more interesting and actionable insights about how our towns are used – ...

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March 9, 2018

The snow must go on! Local communities keep moving in the face of ‘The Beast from the East’

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock (which you might have been to avoid the weather last week) you’ll have been fully aware of the Siberian storm ...

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July 5, 2017

Showcasing hourly footfall heat maps in Edinburgh

We've been working on an exciting new footfall dashboard which will be available from September 2017. LDC’s new Footfall Maps Dashboard aims to bring ...

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June 6, 2017

Springwatch London: How Business Improvement Districts in central and outer London face different challenges managing the impact of seasonal footfall

LDC currently works with 25 Business Improvement Districts (BIDs) or Councils that have a focus on understanding dynamics within their town centres. ...

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April 5, 2017

Heritage high streets benefit on Mother's Day, as social data gets local

Did you take your Mum out for Sunday lunch for Mother’s Day? Personally, I failed this year and resorted to sending flowers ordered online, but when ...

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March 9, 2017

The impact of Valentine's Day on Footfall

Valentine's Day is a key date for most retailers and leisure occupiers. With an estimate of £458.7 million spent on Valentine's Day in the UK this ...

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