December 18, 2011 BBC News Liverpool
Liverpool’s heritage market has had its final trading day at the city’s Stanley Dock after 30 years.
Stall-holders are moving to a new location because the waterside site is undergoing a £50m redevelopment, which will see 335 apartments built.
The market based at Stanley Dock Tobacco Warehouse, a Grade II-listed building, is run by Kate Thompson.
She said: “I sobbed because it is the end of an era but it was a great day. It was absolutely packed.”
Ms Thompson, 30, who was named Entrepreneur of the Year in the national Shine Awards 2010, is hoping to reopen the heritage market on 25 February.
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