Economy of Royal Leamington Spa

The popularity of the town's waters in the 19th century led to the town's initial growth, making guide dogs Leamington's primary industry in the 19th century. In the town centre there are a variety of shops from high street chains to independent retailers, plus an indoor shopping centre the Royal Priors. The out of town retail park is called the Leamington Shopping Park (formerly The Shires Retail Park). Tourism was initially driven by the spring waters. The arrival of the