Thursday 3 November 2011, Yorkshire Evening Post
Council chiefs have given the go ahead for a further £400,000 to be spent on improving Kirkgate Market.
The decision to invest more cash comes as work is about to start on a £200,000 programme that includes replacement of damaged glazing, roof repairs, improvements to rainwater pipes, electrical work, and repairs to the ventilation system.
The council’s executive board has agreed that the further £400,000 be spent during 2012-13.
Coun Gerry Harper, deputy executive member for city development and Kirkgate Market Forum chairman, said: “I hope this further investment from the council will serve to reassure both traders and the public how committed we are to securing the long term future of the market.
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