April 24, 2012 Louth Leader
ONE local business owner is yet to be convinced by Mablethorpe market’s High Street move, despite it being hailed in some quarters.
Karen Brant, owner of a number of shops in the town, believes her Mablethorpe Carpet Warehouse in Waterloo Road has been ‘shut off’ by badly planned road diversions on market days since the April 5 move.
East Lindsey District Council opted to move the Thursday market from the Station Road car park to the High Street for a trial period, with it also moving to a Tuesday from June.
“Drivers are being diverted up Seacroft Road so we are losing lots of passing trade which we’re very reliant on,” she said.
“We’re not allowed to put A-boards further up the road so people don’t know we’re here.
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Category: Market News