Brentwood Gazette By Matt Cannon
BRENTWOOD’S “shabby” market will be “improved” by the introduction of navy blue gazebos, costing around £10,000.
Brentwood has been a market town ever since it was granted a royal charter by King Henry III in 1227. Yet despite its history, some shoppers feel the current Saturday market is “not Brentwood”.
Market boss Mike Allen has now invested more than £10,000 in new gazebos to improve the stalls’ aesthetics after winning a new one-year licence from Brentwood Borough Council.
He plans further improvements but he warned: “Rome wasn’t built in a day. “I do get some people who say ‘this isn’t Brentwood, it isn’t us’. “You’ll always get people who don’t like the market no matter how good it looks.
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