I never get their idea of "refurbishment", they go to the expense of a new shop front and signage and then leave the second floor looking like a dilapidated old ruin hno:.Perhaps the green shoots of recovery are showing on Coatsworth Road. Two shops have reopened under new management in the last few days:
This one is on the corner of Claremont Street and has only been empty for a few months. It was previously a fruit shop:
Surely arranging for a clean up and paint wouldn't be that expensive?