Hammerson has said as of the end of July is had collected 72% of rent due for the first half of the year and 34% of rent due for the third quarter.

It said the average rent waiver was just over a month, and deferral of just under a month during the coronavirus.

Though group occupancy remained strong, at 94% compared to 97% in 2019, it said 36 tenants had entered administration or undertaken a CVA. It said 88 our of 2,886 units were affected.

It said footfall in June was down 73% on last year.

“With UK flagships more weighted towards city centre venues, which are public transport and workforce orientated, initial reopening footfall was subdued,” it said.

Hammerson is planning to raise £551.7m through a right issue and £274m from a disposal.