STRUGGLING traders at Wickford market say they are in favour of moving their stalls to the town’s High Street, but fear the market is already on borrowed time.
Once a bustling shopping area, just four traders pitched up on a recent Friday, with several empty stalls scattered around the car park where the market is held in the town’s Market Street.
Basildon Council wants to give the market a renaissance by moving it into the High Street to take advantage of a busier environment.
Traders feelits present location out of the town’s main shopping strip means they lose out on customers who stick to the High Street and shopping centre.
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