The West End is making a comeback to its pre-pandemic glory, according to data published in the Evening Standard.
Evening Standard: London roars back as businesses renew call to scrap tourist tax
In the article, Dee Corsi, Chief Executive of the New West End Company, made it clear despite the growth, the capital still needs tax-free shopping back: “The bounceback in Tube journeys is helping keep the West End on track to return to £10 billion of annual sales by 2025. The Elizabeth line, in particular, has had a major impact on footfall.
“Policy changes in critical areas, such as reinstating tax-free shopping, would cement confidence and unlock sustainable economic growth.”