SOUTH Shields Market Place stallholders could be relocated into the town centre, it emerged today.
Plans to move stalls into King Street and Barrington Street are being discussed while demolition of nearby Wouldhave House is carried out.
Councillors will meet next week to look at the future of the historic, but struggling, market area.
They will be told the number of stallholders has fallen by 15 per cent in the past three years, partly due to competition from cheap discount stores.
Now it has been revealed that stalls will need to relocate during the office block’s demolition – expected towards the end of the year. Council bosses see the move as a ‘positive way’ of dealing with the demolition period.
But one retailer has expressed concern at the impact on existing town traders and raised concerns the move could “become permanent” while another suggested that it would “bring down the tone of the high street”.
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