February 3, 2012 Shropshire Star
Traders’ anger at Market Drayton street market plan.
Market Drayton’s traditional weekly street market could be privatised after nearly 800 years in a move which has angered traders.
Shropshire Council is inviting private operators to apply for a tender to run the market, which has been in public hands since 1245.
Traders today claimed they have been left in the dark after being told years ago they would have first option on operating the market should there be any change.
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Tender Information via Shropshire Council HERE
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