Shopfront Design Guide

This Shopfront Design Guide provides information on general design guidelines to be used during the design or alterations to Shopfronts within the city.

Most people recognise the importance of an attractive central shopping core to the City, in order to encourage tourism and provide an attractive environment for residents. A high standard of shopfront design, construction and maintenance is one of the most effective ways of improving appearances and influencing peoples decisions. It can help to protect the history of our City, provide opportunity for innovative and imaginative design and can result in a more attractive, richly varied and prosperous environment for residents, traders, workers and visitors alike.