TRADERS have abandoned their stalls at a food market close to the Olympic Park as they face financial ruin due to a lack of customers.
The council created the temporary ‘Olympia Market’ in Marshall Road near the Leyton Asda car park in the hope of cashing in on visitors travelling to the Games from Leyton Tube station.
Stallholders were sold the pitches at prices of up to £16,200 on the basis that around 40,000 people would walk past on peak days.
But devastated traders say hardly anyone is using the route due to a lack of promotion. A council leaflet welcoming visitors to Leyton even advises the public to walk a different route from Leyton station to the Olympic Park, bypassing Marshall Road altogether.
Read More . . . . .
Mar 24, 2019 0Business News Wales By Mark Powney A new, multi-kitchen dining hall called Y Gegin will open in Pembroke Dock on the 7th June. The venue, whose name means ‘The Kitchen’ in Welsh, will be based...
Mar 21, 2019 0Wrexham.com A Continental Street Market showcasing cuisines from across the world will return to Wrexham town centre this week. Over the next four days (Wednesday 20th – Saturday 23rd March) Hope Street, Regent Street and Queen Street, will play host to international themed traders selling street...