by Sophia Sleigh
Three of London’s most historic food markets could be merged onto a single site under plans revealed by the City of London today.
Billingsgate, Smithfield and New Spitalfields all face being moved to create a 100-acre wholesale venue.
The City Corporation’s markets committee has agreed “in principle” to consolidate the markets but the proposals would need Parliamentary approval.
The City said the plan has been developed in order to “to secure their continued operational success”.
Aug 17, 2018 0Street Feast food market concept gains added scale with new opening
Aug 15, 2018 0London’s New Covent Garden Market (NCGM) is pushing on with its bold venture to turn the historic wholesale market into the capital’s dominant food hub, as well as an incubator for up-and-coming food makers, creators and thinkers from the UK and beyond.