In Lewis Carroll’s ‘Through the Looking-Glass’ Alice takes part in a race with the Red Queen only to discover that despite running constantly she remains in the same place. The Red Queen is not sympathetic: ‘A slow sort of country!’ says the Queen. ‘Here you see it takes all the running you can do to keep in the same place. If you want to get somewhere else, you must run at least twice as fast!”
Jonathan Owen discusses VAT charged on Open Markets, Street Traders and Carbooters and problems facing bike share providers
Poor High Street sales results, competition from the Germans, early sales, drastic high street discounting but record online sales. Where does this leave loss-making ‘discretionary’ services like markets?
1172 markets are taking part in LYLM this year, promoting all that’s best about markets and we are delighted to be part of it.
Placemaking demands an understanding of how places can work for everyone, not just those with money to spend.
The launch of Colchester’s relocated Charter Market in its new home in the High Street.
We highlight a major flaw in the UK planning system – the practice of ‘land banking’ future development sites by supermarkets
London markets are providing an astonishing example of how good markets successfully adapt to their constraints and circumstances.
Two years ago Quarterbridge undertook a study of Colchester’s Charter Market providing a complete overview for improvement.