Shopkeepers and traders are being “bullied and misled” by Hammersmith and Fulham council over a development plan for Shepherd’s Bush market, a Labour MP claims.
Andy Slaughter, MP for Hammersmith, has also accused the Tory-run council of wasting hundreds of thousands of pounds in legal costs trying to drive the £150 million project through.
Developer Orion wants to demolish 13 shops in Goldhawk Road, including a 100-year-old pie and mash shop frequented by David Beckham, and use the market area for 200 flats and 20 houses. Orion is proposing a new entrance to a revamped food and fabrics market, but some shopkeepers claim that the council has not followed proper procedures in granting planning permission.
Aug 15, 2018 0Dishes from across the globe, spooky treats and glasses of bubbly are set to entice visitors into a city market.
Aug 15, 2018 0London’s New Covent Garden Market (NCGM) is pushing on with its bold venture to turn the historic wholesale market into the capital’s dominant food hub, as well as an incubator for up-and-coming food makers, creators and thinkers from the UK and beyond.