Readers put big name retailers top of Portsmouth city centre wishlist

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Readers have called for more big name retailers in Portsmouth city centre.

Better restaurants and improved car parking also scored highly in our internet poll.

After plans for the Northern Quarter development were scrapped, we asked portsmouth.co.uk readers what three things they would most like to see in the city centre.

These are the results:-

1. Bigger-name retailers (46%)

2. Better restaurants (40%)

More public space (40%)

Better car parking (40%)

5. More independent shops (38%)

6. Sherlock Holmes exhibition (23%)

7. Ice rink (21%)

New hotel (21%)

9. New cinema (19%)

10. More homes (17%)

Other suggestions included the removal of roundabouts to improve traffic flow, a new leisure complex and even a rebuilt Tricorn!