MARKET traders say they are pitching up for a fight if plans to dramatically slash the size of Pitsea market are not changed.
Worried stallholders say proposals to shift the market and cut the number of pitches from 150 to 70 to make way for the £30million regeneration of Pitsea would kill trade and leave their livelihood in tatters.
They were left fuming at a meeting last week when developer London and Cambridge Properties revealed more detailed plans for the future of the market, which would see pitch sizes shrink from 10ft by 10ft to just 8ft by 4ft.
Traders have now united to launch a petition calling for changes to be made to the plans and got the backing of more than 1,500 market shoppers in one day.
Gary Behan, 41, of Longmead, Pitsea, has had his watch and battery stall at the market for 15 years.
Continue Reading. . . . .
TRADERS have said the proposed new stalls at Pitsea market are still too small and it will look like “a table top sale”.
Plans to transform Pitsea Market, as part of wider £30 million plans for the entire shopping centre, were shown to a packed room of traders yesterday.
Nick Burgess, director of London and Cambridge Prop-erties, which owns the site, has changed the market plans for a third time after traders criticised the previous proposals. Continue reading . . . . .
Jul 15, 2018 Comments Off on Trading Days At Whitby Market To Be Restricted
Jan 08, 2014 Comments Off on Market set to reopen after £30million facelift
May 09, 2013 Comments Off on Doubt over the future of Keighley’s street markets
May 09, 2013 Comments Off on Fears over future of Wells Farmers’ Market
Oct 14, 2019 Comments Off on Traders’ concern over changes to Oswestry parking rules
Oct 14, 2019 Comments Off on We compared Tesco supermarket prices with Romford street market – this is what we found
Oct 03, 2019 Comments Off on Manchester Christmas Markets Will Expand To Piccadilly Gardens This Year
Sep 24, 2019 Comments Off on Traders inspired by school star Anna campaigning to keep market open
Oct 14, 2019 Comments Off on Venezuelan fast-casual dining opening in White CityHOSPITALITY & CATERING NEWS A new fast-casual dining concept from restaurateurs Gabriel and Jose-Luis Gonzalez. SABROSO!, will open at West London’s Westfield White City on 21st October....
Sep 16, 2019 Comments Off on This New Street Food Market Is Bringing Oodles Of Fun
Sep 06, 2019 Comments Off on Leicester vegans are about to gain a new 100% vegan market, hitting the city this month
Sep 06, 2019 Comments Off on The New KERB Street Food Market At Seven Dials Opens This Saturday
Jul 26, 2019 Comments Off on Lakeside Shopping Centre’s brand new market food venue The Hall opens as part of £72 million expansion
Oct 14, 2019 Comments Off on Borough Market To Open Sustainable New Street Food AreaLondonist.com BY LAURA REYNOLDS The eclectic stalls of Borough Market offer myriad lunch options — trust us, we’ve availed ourselves of most of them at one time or another — but not many places to sit and enjoy your nosh. Enter The Borough Market Kitchen, a new space in the...
Jul 09, 2019 Comments Off on Dorchester Wednesday market £27k shortfall
Jun 25, 2019 Comments Off on Spate of thefts hit Market Drayton over same weekend
May 16, 2019 Comments Off on From market stall to supermarket giant: the man who made Tesco
May 04, 2019 Comments Off on Country market celebrates 10 years of home-made produce
Sep 16, 2019 Comments Off on The end of an era for Smithfield market
Jun 09, 2019 Comments Off on More city dwellers connect with their food via street markets
Jun 01, 2019 Comments Off on Paris’s La Felicità is a style-forward food market bringing Italian flair and flavour to the culinarily-diverse 13th arrondissement…
May 10, 2019 Comments Off on Time Out opens newest market at Miami’s South Beach
Apr 16, 2019 Comments Off on Highway ban takes heavy toll on Sunday market
Apr 12, 2019 Comments Off on This Little Piggy Went To These 11 Street Food Markets
Apr 09, 2019 Comments Off on Malta Artisan Market
Apr 07, 2019 Comments Off on Dublin’s hidden gem: The Liberty Market
Dec 09, 2018 Comments Off on 12 magical Christmas markets from Chichester to Copenhagen
Nov 21, 2018 Comments Off on A street food tour of Singapore