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…

Great By Name, Great By Nature The new ‘Greatie’ (Great Homer Street) Market officially opened in October 2014 and has seen crowds of shoppers flock to the site every Saturday since. It moved 150 yards down the road from its historic home to a new facility (still boarded by Scotland Road) just off nearby Dryden…

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…

Groupe Geraud started life in business over 130 years ago in France. The family owned business has since grown in to the primary operator of retail and wholesale markets in Europe. In 1998 Groupe Geraud came to the UK creating Geraud Markets UK Ltd, following this the joint venture partnership with Liverpool began in 2003…

War Horse Last weekend I went off to the theatre to watch the play “War Horse” at the Lowry theatre, now those of you that know me might be thinking, Corbally? The Theatre? The Lowry? Well here’s how it all came about. Last year on the way to Las Vegas I had exhausted the list…