After taking over eighteen months to respond we have finally got the answer to the government’s consultation of pedlars and street trading and what a disappointment. The pedlars legislation is to remain and there is to be no change to the definition. There is to be some further tightening up on background checks but Nabma…

Woking Shopping’s Market Walk, an indoor state-of-the-art covered market, has been visited by more than 250,000 people since it opened on October 1.  A purpose built development operated by Quarterbridge on behalf of Woking Borough Council, Market Walk is home to 22 self-contained kiosks and demountable units varying in sizes from 80sq ft to 190…

Ralph has been Market Supervisor at Mexborough market for the past 26 1/2 years having been employed by Doncaster Council for almost 40 years. Ralph’s career with Doncaster Council started with temporary employment in April 1975 driving a chemical weed control vehicle. Over the years Ralph has worked on road sweeping, as a highway maintenance…

I love living in the U.K and I love the seasons, especially autumn. I love nothing more than coming home after a long day at work, getting cosy with the heating on and having a relaxing night in, however there is one thing that can top this, if you have a spa break booked and…

MULTI award winning Ashton Market has been showcased to help the raise the profile of markets nationally. The National Association of British Market Authorities (NABMA) chose Ashton for the launch of its Great British Market Awards 2015. The accolade follows Ashton Market’s success in scooping the treble having been named Britain’s Favourite Market, the UK’s…

VINCI St. Modwen (VSM), the 50/50 joint venture between St. Modwen Properties PLC (LSE: SMP) and VINCI PLC, and its partner the Covent Garden Market Authority (CGMA), received resolution to grant planning permission to deliver the landmark redevelopment of the 57 acre New Covent Garden Market site in Nine Elms, London on 12th November. This…

In October 2013 Groupe Geraud entered into a partnership with LSD promotions to win a 5 year tender and run Oxfords Gloucester Green Outdoor Market. They are now in the second year of that contract and things just continue to get better and better. Initially the plan was to rejuvenate the Wednesday retail Market and…

Jackie Casey has recently moved on from her job as Bolton’s Market Manager to join Market Place Europe as their Business Development Manager. She has a wealth of experience in the market world and takes that with her to join the hugely successful team Allan Hartwell has in place. Formally Bolton Market Manager, Jackie worked…