December 06, 2011 Leicester Mercury
A full breakdown of the £600,000 revamp of Leicester Market has been released by the city council.
The detailed costs of creating the struggling Market Corner food court and sprucing up the rest of the market earlier this year have been published by Leicester City Council under Freedom of Information laws.
Nearly £400,000 was spent removing the roof in the corner of the market to create the open-air food court. More than £90,000 was spent on marketing, advertising and branding, while £37,000 which was spent on gazebo stalls for food traders.
Meanwhile, permanent Christmas lights cost £22,000, new toilets cost £9,600 and painting cost £3,000.
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