February 2, 2012 London SE1
A blue plaque recognising Borough Market’s status as “London’s oldest fruit and veg market” has been unveiled by the Mayor of Southwark.
The new plaque is part of Southwark’s scheme which enables residents to vote for the local people and institutions they think deserve recognition.
The plaque was unveiled by the Mayor of Southwark, Cllr Lorraine Lauder, at a ceremony in the market’s Middle Road on Thursday morning.
“Borough Market is honoured to have been awarded this blue plaque voted for by the people of Southwark,” says Donald Hyslop, chair of the market trustees.
“Since the 13th century, the market has served London and continues to do so today, providing the city with a sustainable, independent, quality food market, rooted in the local community.”
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